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NASHVILLE, TN, June 30, 2015 – Plex, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, today announced Plex Insight, a suite of reporting, analytic and benchmarking capabilities aimed at helping organizations tap into the massive trove of information captured in the manufacturing supply chain and turn that data into actionable manufacturing intelligence.
The Plex Manufacturing Cloud connects manufacturers, starting at the machines on the shop floor and extending to materials, suppliers, people, customers and finished goods. That unprecedented connectivity opens the door to a new era of Big Data analytics for manufacturing enterprises. Plex Insight helps organizations translate data into business information with a suite of applications to support everything from increased manufacturing efficiency to financial performance management.
Plex Insight includes new products, dashboards, benchmarks and Plex cloud manufacturing platform enhancements including:
Unless otherwise noted, all new capabilities will be delivered during the second-half of 2015.
"By connecting every aspect of manufacturing, starting on the shop floor, Plex has been doing Big Data since before it was even called Big Data," said Jim Shepherd, vice president of strategy for Plex. "Plex benchmarks leverage the unprecedented breadth and depth of data captured in the cloud to deliver a breakthrough in insight for the manufacturing industry, helping organizations set and achieve new levels of efficiency and performance."
"Plex captures data wherever it happens across the manufacturing supply chain, and Plex Insight is all about tapping into that vast data resource to give our customers real-time information about their operations, along with rich analysis of their business," said Jerry Foster, chief technology officer for Plex. "The combination of easy-to-use dashboards and flexible tools that enable business users to analyze any of their data instantly is a huge step forward in turning data into manufacturing intelligence."
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.
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