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Rockwell Automation Has Acquired Plex Systems

MIBiz: Build, Buy or Customize? Manufacturers Take Differing Approaches To ERP

March 31, 2013

Four years ago, Holland-based Fogg Filler Co. needed a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system because the system it had custom-built in the 1980s was no longer efficient. The company wanted a new system to improve engineering efficiency and to offer a unified platform for enhanced visibility across the company, said Todd Kemme, engineering manager at Fogg Filler, which designs and manufactures rotary filling systems for the liquids industry.

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About Plex Systems

Plex Systems, Inc., a Rockwell Automation company, is the leader in cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions, empowering the world’s manufacturers to make awesome products. Our platform gives manufacturers the ability to connect, automate, track and analyze every aspect of their business to drive transformation. The Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform includes solutions for manufacturing execution (MES), ERP, quality, supply chain planning and management, Industrial IoT and analytics to connect people, systems, machines, and supply chains, enabling them to lead with precision, efficiency and agility.


About Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 24,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries. To learn more about how we are bringing the Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, visit


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SHIFT Communications (on behalf of Plex)


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