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Exciting Announcement

Rockwell Automation Has Acquired Plex Systems

Richard Murray

Chief Product Officer, Plex Systems


About the Author

Richard Murray is responsible for product management, engineering, and operations. He oversees the research and development of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud to meet customer needs and continuously drive innovation. He brings a proven track record of product engineering accomplishments and a passion for innovation spanning enterprise software, cloud, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), and cyber security from his previous roles held at Bromium, CollabNet, Reuters, TIBCO Finance Technology, Digital Equipment Corporation, British Aerospace, and GEC-Marconi.

Survey Says: Manufacturers, Choose Technology Wisely

Richard Murray February 26, 2019

There are thousands of technology innovations now available to manufacturers, from new equipment to robotics, software, business intelligence tools, wearables, and sensors. The sheer number of choices available means manufacturers must work harder than ever to find the signal in the noise....

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