IndustryWeek: IndustryWeek Best Plants Winner Firstronic Proves That the US Can Manufacture Electronics
06/27/17
Smart processes and systems help deliver new business opportunities for high tech manufacturer Firstronic. The company shares some of the ways they’ve used the Plex Manufacturing Cloud to achieve a three-year growth rate exceeding 250%, thanks to improvements to workforce management, quality assurance, and IT solutions that challenge traditional methods.
Food Engineering: Mike Rowe Thinks More Kids Should Skip College
06/27/17
The skills gap is a chief concern for today’s manufacturers, and as Mike Rowe explains at PowerPlex 2017, we all must work together to help close it. Learn exactly how big the challenge is, and some of the ways Mike and Plex are working to resolve it.
Food Engineering: Successful Allergen Control Requires Close Attention to Detail
06/14/17
Plex provides insights for food and beverage manufacturers on managing allergens – a growing concern across the industry. Topping the list of insights are a focus on the process, planning tools, and leveraging software to properly manage materials on the shop floor.
IT Toolbox: Seven Keys for Better ERP Security
06/02/17
Plex’s Todd Weeks provides perspective on why 2017 is the year to focus on ERP security, and how business professionals can create a framework for reducing their company’s vulnerability to a cyber-attack.
Embedded Systems Engineering: Analytics to Answer the Next Question and the One After That
06/02/17
Hatch Stamping demonstrates a long-standing culture of using business intelligence to drive smart decisions, most recently applying production analytic application from shop floor to top floor leadership, which has contributed to 25 percent sales growth in the last two years alone. Plex leaders also discuss analytics’ role in IIoT and the product innovation process.
Materials Handling and Logistics: Predictive Supply Chain Planning and Machine Learning [New Products]
06/01/17
MH&L shares details on two of Plex’s latest product innovations: Predictive demand forecasting and machine learning, which will add to the Plex Supply Chain Planning suite.
Industry Today: IL-Based Manufacturer Increases Profit Margin, On-Time Performance, Lead Time
05/30/17
ASK Power, a manufacturer of electrical power connectors for the transportation, military, telecommunications, and OEM markets improves business processes using sales & operations planning and capacity planning.
Diginomica: The State of Manufacturing ERP – part 5 – The Plex update
05/17/17
As part of an ongoing series profiling manufacturing ERP vendors, industry analyst Brian Sommer shares an update on Plex, noting that “Plex is the grand master of the cloud ERP space.”
Enterprise Irregulars: PowerPlex celebrating the American Mittelstand
05/16/17
Analyst Vinnie Mirchandani of Deal Architect reflects on his recent experience at PowerPlex 2017 and expresses approval for Plex’s celebration of manufacturers.
aftermarketNews: Accuride Receives Plex Systems 2017 Impact Award for Leadership
05/12/17
The 2017 Plex Impact Award recognizes leading manufacturers, including Accuride Corp., a growing global supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries.
IndustryWeek: The Tech Column—A Cleveland Postcard from the #mfgTechShow
05/12/17
PowerPlex 2017 keynote Mike Rowe speaks with IndustryWeek about the influence of automation on the future manufacturing and why he thinks “dirty” jobs will never go away.
Diginomica: PowerPlex ’17 – CEO Jason Blessing on Plex’s Numbers as Cloud Manufacturing Hits a Tipping Point
05/11/17
At PowerPlex 2017, industry analyst Jon Reed sat down with Plex CEO Jason Blessing to hear more about Plex’s growth as a company and discuss the cloud manufacturing tipping point.
Enterprise Times: Plex Plunders Mathematics for Supply Chain and HCM Improvements
05/10/17
Plex is further connecting people, processes, systems and products in manufacturing enterprises with two new advancements in its analytics and supply chain suites, enabling greater enterprise-wide visibility, control and management with a forward-looking approach to data, forecasting, and machine-learning.
Automation World: Manufacturers’ Slow, but Steady Migration to the Cloud
05/10/17
Sanders Candy realizes significant ROI with Plex in part due to fast-track deployment, and being able to rely on experts for hardware infrastructure buildouts and software maintenance. The company has seen significant overall growth in the last three years, with equipment and production lines contributing to the company tripling its output.
Diginomica: PowerPlex 2017 – Trojan Battery Puts Industry Analysts Through the Lead Acid Battery Test
05/10/17
Industry analyst Jon Reed shares highlights from the Trojan Battery facility tour that was part of the analyst experience at PowerPlex 2017.
Engineering.com: Cloud-Based Analytics for Supply Chain and Workforce Performance
05/09/17
Plex has introduced two new analytic applications designed to provide manufacturers insight into supply chain performance and their workforce. Part of the IntelliPlex Analytic Application Suite, these new apps not only to streamline and automates operations, but also enable greater access to company wide data.
Automation Alley: Manufacturers—Make Data Work for You
05/03/17
Industry 4.0 is here, and is comprehensively reinventing how we imagine, design, make, deliver, and service products. Plex shares how connected manufacturers can take the incredible spectrum of data that comes from new platforms associated with Industry 4.0 and leverage it for practical business tools today.
TechTarget: How to Build a Foundation for Enterprise Robotic Technology
04/19/17
High tech manufacturer Firstronic demonstrates how it successfully utilizes robotics across the enterprise, using Plex to support its integration requirements, as well as to handle data flowing between the robots and other company systems.
MFRTech: Manufacturing Industry Leaders Choose Plex Systems
04/11/17
Manufacturing leaders, including Accuride Corp., North American Lighting, BRC Rubber & Plastics, Küster North America, Inc. and Wonton Food Inc., are choosing Plex to run their operations around the world, leading to another record year for Plex Systems.
Enterprise Cloud News: Hausbeck Picks Cloud ERP for Perfect Pickle Production
04/11/17
Hausbeck Pickle Company, which supplies pickles and peppers to fast food chains such as Burger King, Papa John's, Domino's and Sonic Drive-In, describes how Plex has helped the organization scale while streamlining production.
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