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3 Ways Technology Enhances Modern Manufacturing Operations

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  • Dec. 12, 2016
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Manufacturers wrestle with a challenging environment—global economic uncertainty, political pressure on trade, and the need to properly time… Read More

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Automotive Industry Embraces the Industrial Internet of Things

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  • Nov. 08, 2016
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Recently, Plex Systems was invited to introduce a panel on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for the World Class Manufacturing track … Read More

Modern Manufacturing

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Data Silos: Why They’re Bad for Your Manufacturing Business

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  • Jan. 09, 2017
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If you have a hard time getting accurate information about how your business is operating and performing, you’re not alone. Most manufacture… Read More

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Top New Year’s Resolution for Manufacturers in 2017

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  • Jan. 04, 2017
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No doubt you’ve got a list of goals and objectives for your manufacturing business this year. What’s on your list? Delivering on time every … Read More

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IDC MarketScape Names Plex a Major Player in Discrete Manufacturing Execution Systems

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  • Nov. 30, 2016
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The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Discrete Manufacturing Execution System 2016 Vendor Assessment —provides a great perspective on manufacturing… Read More

Customers

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HK Metalcraft’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Approach: A Family Legacy

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  • Jan. 03, 2017
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Joshua Hopp is the fourth-generation owner of a manufacturing business that specializes in precision metal stampings.… Read More

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How Manufacturers Thrive in an Uncertain Economy

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  • Sept. 13, 2016
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How do you handle uncertain times? One strategy is to hunker down and “weather the storm.” For manufacturers, this often means limiting tech… Read More

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Supplier Expands Production with Manufacturing ERP Software

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  • July 31, 2016
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Putting customers first is a mantra that FloraCraft takes to heart. The company has built its 70-year reputation as the world’s largest fabr… Read More

News and Culture

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PowerPlex 2016: Women Leaders in Manufacturing and Technology

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  • May 30, 2016
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While at PowerPlex 2016 in Detroit, I attended the Women Leaders in Manufacturing & Technology reception and panel. The panel included Kathr… Read More

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PowerPlex 2016: #WeMake Things

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  • May 16, 2016
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This year’s PowerPlex conference April 25-28 in Detroit, Michigan had 1200 attendees — that is to say, 1200 “makers of things”— the largest … Read More

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Thank You for Helping Us Support the Flint Community

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  • Mar. 15, 2016
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Plex's employees, customers, manufacturing industry leaders and fans helped raising $20,000 to bring clean drinking water to the people of F… Read More