See what they said about people, process and technology in the 5th Annual State of Manufacturing Technology Report
DETROIT, May 17, 2018 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, today announced manufacturing leaders The Argent Group, Catallia Mexican Foods, Plymouth Foam and Motus Integrated Technologies have each received a 2018 Plex Impact Award. These annual awards, presented at PowerPlex, recognize manufacturing transformers, innovators
Each year, Plex recognizes leading manufacturers for their ability to reshape the manufacturing industry, set the bar for best practices, and redefine the way companies succeed and grow.
PowerPlex, Plex Systems’ user conference, brings together more than 1,000 cloud manufacturing professionals each year. Attendees share best practices and discuss manufacturing technology shaping the industry, including cloud ERP, MES, IIoT
2018 Plex Impact Award winners include:
Transformer: Motus Integrated Technologies
Motus Integrated Technologies uses the Plex Manufacturing Cloud in all seven of its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities to deliver headliners and visors to the world’s largest automotive OEMs. Motus is regularly recognized for innovative technology, pioneering industry-first, glass-free headliners and LED-illuminated sun visors. With Plex as its system of record, Motus has integrated production processes with business operations and financial reporting – transforming the entire business. Scrap rates have decreased, quality has improved, and the supply chain is now connected directly through Plex’s EDI and supplier portal for greater efficiency. Motus has received two supplier awards from General Motors, which recognize global suppliers who create outstanding value and deliver new innovations.
Innovator: Plymouth Foam
Plymouth Foam makes particle foam in everything from coolers for food and beverage manufacturers to custom sound dampening applications for automotive OEMs and insulation for the construction industries. Plymouth employs rapid prototyping in its two facilities, using 3D modeling and in-house CNS equipment to develop
Industry Leaders: The Argent Group and Catallia Mexican Foods
The Argent Group is a 3M Preferred Converter specializing in the fabrication and distribution of unique adhesive and die-cut solutions, making more than 20 million individual parts per month with 350 unique part numbers and unlimited part configurations for various industry markets. The Argent Group leverages Plex in three facilities to fuel its
Catallia Mexican Foods makes more than 2 million tortillas and tortilla chips every day for foodservice, retail, and industrial customers, including McDonald’s. Tortilla production is a high growth and competitive market, and Catallia needed a technology solution that would unify their siloed legacy business systems and scale with the company. Using Plex, Catallia gained greater visibility into its plant floor operations, from inventory to paper records. This has allowed them to fully embrace plant automation, streamline customer orders through EDI and exceed the highest food safety quality standards.
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“All of our Plex 2018 Impact Award winners are reaching new levels of industry leadership through the strategic application of manufacturing technology,” said Don Clarke, interim CEO, Plex Systems. “Plex is proud to share in the achievements of The Argent Group, Catallia Mexican Foods, Plymouth Foam and Motus Integrated Technologies as they continue to drive their businesses forward and innovate for the future.”
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 management, 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.
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