Plex Among Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in Metro Detroit

Press Release

Michigan Business and Professional Association Recognizes Top Workplaces

TROY, MICH., August 21, 2014 – The Michigan Business and Professional Association has again recognized Plex, the leader in cloud-based ERP for the manufacturing enterprise, as one of Metropolitan Detroit’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. The honor is given to companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approaches.

Plex: Made in Michigan

  • With headquarters in Troy, Plex employs more than 400 people and is on track to add more than 100 new employees during 2014.
  • Plex was founded in Michigan to transform the way software is used to run manufacturing. The company has grown to nearly 400 customers in industries including motor vehicles, aerospace and defense and food and beverage processing.
  • The Plex Manufacturing Cloud powers more than 1,200 production facilities in more than 20 countries, making it the world’s most widely deployed cloud manufacturing solution.

Comments on the News

“A great workplace provides the ultimate foundation for creativity, innovation and productivity,” said Jason Blessing, Plex CEO. “The Plex team works tirelessly every day to deliver better manufacturing solutions for our customers, but we also dedicate time and resources to each and every person in the company. Whether it comes in the form of recreational facilities, innovative benefits like unlimited time off, or just having your colleague’s back, all of us at Plex are dedicated to working hard and having fun in the process.”

About Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business.

About Plex

Plex is the Manufacturing Cloud, delivering industry-leading ERP and manufacturing automation to nearly 400 companies across industries including aerospace and defense, food and beverage and motor vehicles. Plex pioneered Cloud solutions for the shop floor, connecting suppliers, machines, people, systems and customers with capabilities that are easy to configure, deliver continuous innovation, and reduce IT costs. With insight that starts on the production line, Plex helps companies see and understand every aspect of their business ecosystem, enabling them to lead in an ever-changing market. Learn more at