Exciting Announcement

Rockwell Automation Has Acquired Plex Systems

Plex Systems Recognized as a Best Place to Work by Detroit Free Press

November 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces named Plex Systems, the leader in cloud-based ERP for the manufacturing enterprise, among the best 100 places to work in 2014.

TROY, MICH., November 19, 2014 – Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces named Plex Systems, the leader in cloud-based ERP for the manufacturing enterprise, among the best 100 places to work in 2014.

Plex: Michigan-Made

  • With headquarters in Troy, Plex employs more than 400 people and is on track to add more than 100 new employees during 2014.
  • Plex was founded in Michigan to transform the way software is used to run manufacturing. The company has grown to nearly 400 customers in discrete and process manufacturing industries including motor vehicles, aerospace and defense and food and beverage processing.
  • The Plex Manufacturing Cloud powers more than 1,200 production facilities in more than 20 countries, making it the world’s most widely deployed cloud manufacturing solution.
  • Plex is consistently recognized as one of the best places to work, both regionally and nationally, with accolades including Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest 2014, Wealthfront’s list of 100 Career Launching Technology Companies in 2013 and Forbes’ list for The Best Cloud-Based Enterprise Software Startups To Work For In 2014.

Comments on the News
“The greatest business achievements come from teams of people who are not only passionate about what they do, but know what they are doing is important and valued,” said Jason Blessing, Plex Systems CEO. “We consider culture a competitive advantage, and we’re committed to make Plex the best place to work, period. I couldn’t be prouder of everyone at Plex.”

About Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces
Detroit Free Press chooses 100 winners annually based on employee surveys rating company leadership, career opportunities, workplace flexibility, compensation, benefits and more.

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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