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Plex Systems Announces Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results

October 30, 2012

Plex Systems, provider of Plex Online, Cloud ERP for manufacturers, announces its financial results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2012.

TROY, Mich., October 30, 2012 — Plex Systems Inc., provider of Plex Online, Cloud ERP for manufacturers, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2012. Third Quarter Financial Summary Note that as a private company, Plex Systems does not release dollar values for its revenue and profitability figures.

  • Total revenue for the quarter increased 33.1 percent.
  • The company added 12 new customers – 7 from automotive, 2 from aerospace and 3 from diversified industry group.
  • 26 employees joined the company, bringing the total to 249 by end of the third quarter, an increase of 66 since the beginning of the year.

“We are pleased with Plex Systems’ steady growth in the third quarter,” said Mark Symonds, Plex Systems president and CEO. “The manufacturing sector continues to grow, and we are seeing more companies adopting new technology solutions to be agile and efficient. As a leader in Cloud ERP, we continue to expand Plex Online’s capabilities to accommodate the growing needs of manufacturers.” Third Quarter Highlights and Strategic Announcements In the third quarter, Plex Systems:

  • Added Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW), a leading supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry, to its customer base. Accuride selected Plex Online to consolidate seven separate systems running more than 200 applications to one ERP system. After the implementation, Accuride will centralize shared information, standardize systems and processes, enable secure remote access, and utilize robust data collection, reporting and other tools. 
  • Partnered with Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in Cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, to enhance Plex Online customers’ budgeting, forecasting and reporting capabilities. 
  • Was named one of Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the Michigan Business and Professional Association for the fourth consecutive year and won an “Elite” award for employee enrichment, engagement and retention. 
  • Promoted Chris Bishop to vice president of global services and support and Jason Prater to vice president of development. Previously, Bishop was the director of customer care and Prater was the director of development at Plex Systems.
  • Was the exclusive corporate sponsor of social media and the manufacturing sessions on at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2012 Management Briefing Seminars (MBS) in Traverse City, Mich.


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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Kelly Anderson
SHIFT Communications (on behalf of Plex)


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