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From Pepper Mills to Autonomous Robots, Manufacturing Leaders Run Plex Systems

June 22, 2017

Leading innovators in manufacturing continue to choose & deploy the Plex Manufacturing Cloud to run their business, from the shop floor to the top floor.

TROY, Mich., June 22, 2017 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, today announced leading innovators in discrete and process manufacturing continue to choose and deploy the Plex Manufacturing Cloud to run their business, from the shop floor to the top floor. Plex is the choice of more than 550 customers operating over 1,800 facilities around the world.

Recent Plex customers include

  • API Heat Transfer designs and delivers world-class heat transfer solutions for nearly every industry application. The company supports some of the world’s most demanding customers through a global network of 12 manufacturing facilities and more than 1,400 highly trained professionals.
  • Olde Thompson is the largest manufacturer of salt and pepper shakers in the world, with products sold in more than 30 countries. Olde Thompson runs Plex to deliver herbs, spices, mills, shakers and spice racks for its own brand as well as private label offerings.
  • Knightscope develops the world's most advanced autonomous security robots, including both droids and cars, found across the U.S. The company runs Plex to deliver bots featuring cutting-edge security technologies that combine software and hardware to fight crime in the real world.

Comments on the News

“Each member of the Plex team is honored to work with the hard-working innovators who choose our products to run their manufacturing operations every day,” said Jason Blessing, Plex Systems CEO. “Our mission at Plex is to help manufacturers turn ideas into products that change the world, and we look forward to helping our customers succeed for years to come.”

“Knightscope wanted Plex to be the backbone of its deployment around the country,” said William Santana Li, Chairman and CEO, Knightscope. “Partnering with Plex has allowed us to scale operations in line with our business growth, giving our breakthrough technology a strong infrastructure that provides the flexibility and adaptability to deliver best-in-class security and ultimately have a positive effect on society.”

About Plex Systems

Plex Systems, Inc.® delivers the first smart manufacturing platform that empowers the world’s leading innovators to make awesome products. Plex gives process and discrete manufacturers the ability to connect, automate, track and analyze every aspect of their business—from the shop floor to the top floor —to drive business transformation. Built in the cloud, the Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform includes MES, ERP, supply chain planning, Industrial IoT, and analytics to connect people, systems, machines, and supply chains, enabling them to lead with precision, efficiency and agility in an ever-changing market.

©2020 Plex Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Plex Manufacturing Cloud and the Plex logo are registered trademarks of Plex Systems, Inc.

Contact Information

Lori Zoellner
Director, Corporate Communications
Plex Systems


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