Plex Systems Wins Ninth Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Award

Press Release

Honor recognizes Plex’s commitment to workplace excellence

TROY, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP and MES for manufacturing, today announced it has been named a 2018 Top Workplaces winner by The Detroit Free Press. Winners were selected based solely on anonymous employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The survey measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution and connection.

This award is the latest Plex has received for its continued focus on improving the well-being, health and happiness of team members. Plex earned its tenth Metropolitan Detroit’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2018; has received five national Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® awards; and was on the Wealthfront Career-Launching Companies list for four consecutive years.

Plex Systems: An Award-Winning Workplace

  • Plex believes in an atmosphere of growth. Plex creates advancement opportunities and career roadmaps, invests in skills training and professional development resources, provides regular opportunities for feedback and conducts in-depth reviews.
  • Plex is a connected workplace that engages its team members. The company’s transparent culture starts with its leaders, who are accessible and accountable. Executives regularly communicate company financials, opportunities and challenges and every employee participates in a bonus plan focused on company and customer success.
  • Plex creates and delivers meaningful benefits. These range from a health and wellness reimbursement program to a collaborative workplace with free snacks, relaxation rooms and games. Plex offers even more unique programs like charitable gift matching, in-office dry-cleaning pickup, catered lunches, and tuition reimbursement. Flexible hours and the option to work from home are combined with unlimited sick and vacation time to allow for optimal work/life balance.

Comments on the News

“Top Workplaces is more than just recognition,” said Doug Claffey, CEO of the survey’s third-party research partner, Energage. “Our research shows organizations that earn the award attract better talent, experience lower turnover, and are better equipped to deliver bottom-line results. Their leaders prioritize and carefully craft a healthy workplace culture that supports employee engagement.”

“It is truly an honor to once again be a Detroit Free Press Top Workplace because it considers genuine, direct team member feedback of our company culture and mission,” said Cheryl Yuran, Plex’s group vice president of human resources. “Plex is committed to a maintaining a workplace where our team can thrive and achieve personal and professional success.”

“The Plex Manufacturing Cloud is relied upon by more than 600 manufacturers and 2,000 plants around the world because of the dedication, strength and commitment of the Plex team,” said Don Clarke, Plex’s interim chief executive officer. “Plex is proud of its collaborative and innovative workplace. Earning this prestigious award is further proof of our continued investment in our team members.”

About Plex Systems

Plex is the Manufacturing Cloud, delivering industry-leading ERP and manufacturing automation to nearly 600 companies across process and discrete industries. 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 ecosystems, enabling them to lead in an ever-changing market. Learn more at

About Energage, LLC

Headquartered in Exton, Pa., Energage (formerly known as WorkplaceDynamics) is a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools that help leaders to unlock potential, inspire performance, and achieve amazing results within their organizations. The research partner behind the Top Workplaces program, Energage has surveyed more than 47,000 organizations representing well over 16 million employees in the United States.

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Kaitlin Rebella                                                                               
Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications