Jerry Foster, founder and CTO of Plex, tells an ambitious tale of Industry 4.0 applied to virtual factories to create "metaverse workplaces". Hear his answers to questions about the benefits and challenges of metaverse factories, digitalization, and the likelihood of these technological visions becoming reality.
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November 29, 2022
TechTarget: ERP Confab: Reimagining the factory floor as a metaverse workplace
November 21, 2022
Control Global: The tools, tactics and talent transforming manufacturing
Read a recap from the Automation Fair presentation, "How Innovative Technologies Are Improving Productivity," in Rockwell's David Vasko and Plex's Jerry Foster talk about the transformational technologies impacting manufacturing.
November 15, 2022
Automotive Industries: Plex – Smart manufacturing holds key to future success
Plex's Anthony Murphy, Vice President of Product Management, talks with Automotive Industries about smart manufacturing, adapting to a global market-place, COVID-19, and synergy within Rockwell Automation.
November 10, 2022
Plex Systems Positioned as a Major Player in Four New IDC MarketScapes for Supply Chain Planning
Plex Systems, a Rockwell Automation company and a leader in cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions, has been named a Major Player in four recently released IDC MarketScape reports for Supply Chain Planning:
November 8, 2022
Advanced Manufacturing Now: Sustainability in Manufacturing
Hear from Plex’s Gerry Abbey, Market Research and Intelligence Manager, and Tony Kaczmarek, VP of Product Management, as they discuss ESG and sustainability in manufacturing. They also posit that ESG efforts may have an impact on building a purpose-driven culture that attracts top talent.
October 25, 2022
Forbes: Why Most Manufacturers Were Hesitant About Tech Investments—And Why They Aren’t Any Longer
Jerry Foster, Plex CTO, examines how manufacturers have gone from historically hesitant to more enthusiastic embracing of digital transformation within their industry. He also looks to the near future and suggests a few technologies that may be on the horizon for manufacturers.
October 3, 2022
Rockwell Automation Names Robin Saitz Chief Marketing Officer
MILWAUKEE – Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, announced today that Robin Saitz has been promoted to vice president, Global Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer. She reports to Scott Genereux, senior vice president and Chief Revenue Officer.
September 28, 2022
Plex Announces Enhanced QMS Solution Supporting Automotive Supplier Requirements for IATF 16949:2016
SEPTEMBER 28, 2022 – Plex Systems, a Rockwell Automation company and a leader in cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions, today announced compliance enhancements to its Quality Management System (QMS) solution, Plex QMS, to meet updated Ford Motor Company Customer-Specific Requirements for IATF 16949:2016.
September 27, 2022
Manufacturing Talk Radio: Make Your Manufacturing Operations Smarter
September 19, 2022
Plastics Today: Kendrick Plastics Optimizes Operations by Digitizing from the Ground Up
See how Plex has helped Kendrick Plastics' transformation by enabling connected data, allowing Kendrick to quickly innovate and transform the business without having to integrate disparate systems.