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TROY, MICH., January 27, 2015 – Plex, the leader in cloud ERP for the manufacturing enterprise, today announced that Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW), a leading supplier of wheel-end system solutions to the OEM and aftermarket segments of the North American commercial vehicle industry, has adopted Plex Enterprise Edition Financials and Supply Chain applications.
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“Accuride manufactures many of the same components at more than one production facility, but Plex now will enable us to easily view real-time production and business information at the enterprise level,” said Paul Wright, director of IT for Accuride. “This portfolio view of our operations that the Plex Enterprise Financials and Supply Chain applications provide will unlock a host of efficiencies, such as fulfilling orders based on inventory and proximity to the end-customer and improved forecasting across all of Accuride.”
“Accuride is a transportation industry pioneer, leveraging technology, Lean and process innovation across every aspect of their manufacturing operations,” explained Karl Ederle, vice president of Product Management for Plex. “That innovation is a huge component of their success in delivering wheel-end solutions across all sectors of the commercial vehicle industry. All of us at Plex are proud to support Accuride’s continued advance in industry leadership.”
About Accuride Corporation
With headquarters in Evansville, Ind., USA, Accuride Corporation is a leading supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry. The company's products include commercial vehicle wheels; wheel-end components and assemblies; and specialty cast-iron components for a range of agricultural, construction and mining, and oil and gas equipment applications. The company's products are marketed under its brand names, which include Accuride®, Accuride Wheel End Solutions™, Gunite®, and Brillion™. Accuride's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ACW. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.accuridecorp.com.
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