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TROY, Mich., November 8, 2012 – Plex Systems Inc., provider of Plex Online, Cloud ERP for manufacturers, and Actify Inc., a global leader in visual product knowledge solutions, today announced a strategic partnership to service manufacturers leveraging CAD functionality.
With the integration of Actify’s product knowledge solutions, Plex Online users can directly access 3D and 2D CAD data from within the Cloud ERP solution–without the application of CAD software. This integration will provide manufacturers automatic real-time access to engineering information. Actify’s enterprise solution Centro provides the necessary interface to automate the gathering, organizing and sharing of 3D data and associated meta data onto a central server, including PMI-tolerances, measurements and other information from all major 3D and 2D CAD formats.
“We are proud to provide Actify’s automated extraction to our customers for seamless sharing of important engineering data throughout the enterprise,” said Plex Systems Vice President of Products Patrick Fetterman. “Actify’s solution enhances Plex Online’s capabilities in providing real-time information—from the shop floor to the top floor.”
“We’re pleased to partner with Plex Systems to deliver access to vital CAD data through integration with Plex Online,” said Chris Jones, Actify President and CEO. “The ability to seamlessly access CAD data and associated meta data can be a critical differentiator for manufacturers and we’re excited to bring this functionality to the community of Plex Online users.”
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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