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Plex Systems Announces PowerPlex 2018

February 27, 2018

Manufacturing event: PowerPlex 2018 is the world’s largest gathering of cloud manufacturing professionals to meet and discuss leading-edge manufacturing technology, customers sharing successes, and more.

TROY, Mich., February 27, 2018 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, today announced it will hold its annual user conference, PowerPlex, on May 14-17, 2018 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. PowerPlex brings together more than 1,000 manufacturing leaders to learn about the latest cloud ERP, MES, IIoT, and manufacturing solutions and to share best practices.

PowerPlex 2018 early bird registration is now open. Register here.

Manufacturing Leaders Attend PowerPlex

Plex customers, prospects and partners will come together at PowerPlex to discuss and define the future of manufacturing. The Plex customer community includes more than 550 manufacturers operating nearly 2,000 facilities around the world. Attendees will represent industries including transportation, aerospace, high tech, plastics and rubber, food and beverage, and fabricated metals.

PowerPlex at a Glance

Plex will host over 90 sessions led by more than 100 presenters at PowerPlex, while facilitating peer exchange and networking events. Presenters will include Plex users, Plex product leaders and other industry experts. PowerPlex will additionally feature:

  • Insights from leading manufacturers such as Accuride Corporation, a global wheel and wheel end manufacturer; Fisher & Company, a seating-systems and mechanisms manufacturer; Kamco Industries, an injection, sheet molded, and Formed Fiber Felt product manufacturer; MFC Netform, a leading supplier of powertrain parts for the automotive and agricultural industries; Sanders Candy; and Shank’s Extracts, Inc. a private label flavoring and extracts company.
  • Product roadmap and best practices sessions for users of all experience levels, including hands-on workshops.
  • Functional conference tracks designed around educational topics such business management, manufacturing management, machine and system integration, supplier and customer management, supply chain, as well as industry trends.
  • The Plex Experience Lab, where attendees can see and demo the latest Plex solutions or schedule one-on-one working sessions; a Solutions Expo featuring Plex partners; and a Customer Showcase which features customers who make things with Plex.

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Plex Impact Awards 2018

The fifth annual Plex Impact Awards will recognize organizations that demonstrate innovation and leadership in their products, their approach to manufacturing and across their industries. Nominate a Plex customer by March 1, 2018 by filling out the nomination form.

Comments on the News

“If you want to connect with manufacturing leaders and be able to apply the latest Plex has to offer, go to PowerPlex,” said Mike O’Malley, controller, Wisco Industries. “We consider it a must-attend event for the ongoing success of our business, and plan to send even more team members in 2018.”