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Rockwell Automation Has Acquired Plex Systems

David Lara

Senior Sales Account Executive, Puebla de Zaragoza and surrounding area, Mexico, Plex Systems


About the Author

David Lara is a Senior Account Executive at Plex, responsible for helping companies identify and execute an ERP/IIoT strategy. He brings over 12 years of experience in enterprise software technology. David’s background is in electrical engineering, and he has worked with and for manufacturing companies the span of his professional career.

Manufacturers in Mexico Take on Industry 4.0 and IIoT

David Lara August 15, 2019

Mexico has traditionally been a desirable location for U.S. manufacturers to expand their facilities because of the low cost of labor. But the country has positioned itself as a viable competitor within the manufacturing industry. Mexico’s number one export is manufactured products and it is the seventh largest auto manufacturer—recently surpassing Japan as the second-largest U.S. auto parts…

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