Plex Systems Partners With Actify, Allowing Direct Access to CAD Data

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Manufacturers to Benefit From Enhanced Access to CAD Data

TROY, Mich., November 8, 2012 – Plex Systems Inc., provider of Plex Online, Cloud ERP for manufacturers, and Actify Inc., a global leader in visual product knowledge solutions, today announced a strategic partnership to service manufacturers leveraging CAD functionality.

With the integration of Actify’s product knowledge solutions, Plex Online users can directly access 3D and 2D CAD data from within the Cloud ERP solution–without the application of CAD software. This integration will provide manufacturers automatic real-time access to engineering information. Actify’s enterprise solution Centro provides the necessary interface to automate the gathering, organizing and sharing of 3D data and associated meta data onto a central server, including PMI-tolerances, measurements and other information from all major 3D and 2D CAD formats.

“We are proud to provide Actify’s automated extraction to our customers for seamless sharing of important engineering data throughout the enterprise,” said Plex Systems Vice President of Products Patrick Fetterman. “Actify’s solution enhances Plex Online’s capabilities in providing real-time information—from the shop floor to the top floor.”

“We’re pleased to partner with Plex Systems to deliver access to vital CAD data through integration with Plex Online,” said Chris Jones, Actify President and CEO. “The ability to seamlessly access CAD data and associated meta data can be a critical differentiator for manufacturers and we’re excited to bring this functionality to the community of Plex Online users.”

About Plex Systems Inc.

Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a Cloud ERP solution for the manufacturing enterprise. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within a manufacturer, including Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and Quality Management System (QMS) for the shop floor, Supply Chain Management (SCM) for procurement, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for finance and management, and Business Intelligence (BI) for executive management. Plex Online’s comprehensive functional coverage delivers a “shop floor to top floor” view of a manufacturer’s operations, enabling management to run its business at maximum efficiency. Founded in 1995, Plex Systems is headquartered in Troy, Mich., with customers around the globe.

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About Actify Inc.

Actify Inc. is a privately held, global leader of Viewing 2.0 solutions that extract product data from different repositories including CAD, enabling businesses and their extended enterprise visual access, for anyone, anywhere, and at anytime. Founded in 1996, Actify is headquartered in San Francisco, California with customer companies throughout the automotive, aerospace, industrial automation, and discrete manufacturing industries. For more information please visit and follow us on Twitter @actify_inc or call 415.227.3800.