Plex is revolutionizing the Manufacturing industry. Read our latest news and analyst coverage and see how our customers are transforming their businesses.

  • News

    December 22, 2016

    TechTarget: Network Overhaul Performs in the Clutch for Auto Supplier

    Japanese clutch manufacturer and Plex customer FCC LLC knew it couldn't grow in the United States if it held onto its antiquated networking and IT systems. The company's only option was replace everything and move to cloud ERP.

  • News

    December 2, 2016

    Talkin’ Cloud: Carving A Cloud - Finding Your Niche Across Five Industry Verticals

    The growth in cloud technology for the manufacturing industry has a lot to do with the extensive investment in the Internet of Things, which is largely cloud dependent. Plex, a provider of cloud ERP for manufacturing, released a report this year that found cloud technology improved manufacturers’ ability to manage their changing business needs.

  • News

    November 8, 2016

    The Fabricator: Making Sense of Manufacturing Acronyms

    Plex’s Stu Johnson helps readers make sense of the most popular three-letter acronyms that crowd the enterprise software space and provides a back-to-the-basics look at how these acronyms help make managing business processes easier.

  • News

    November 3, 2016

    Assembly Magazine: Industry 4.0 – Myth vs. Reality

    Industry 4.0 promises to transform the way that engineers design and build products over the next two decades. How will the manufacturing industry adjust? “Manufacturing is a very pragmatic industry not generally prone to jumping at every new trend,” notes Plex Systems’ Stu Johnson. “The rest of the market will generally fall in line once the return on investment is clear. Smaller companies generally do not have the resources to risk on low rate of return projects.”

  • News

    October 28, 2016

    Forbes: The State of Manufacturing Technology Report, 2016

    ERP writer Louis Columbus shares key insights derived from Plex’s 2016 State of Manufacturing Technology Report, showcasing how manufacturers are leveraging technology on their plant floor and throughout their organizations.

  • Press Release

    October 26, 2016

    Plex Study: Innovation Fueled by Connected Manufacturing

    TROY, MICH., Oct. 26, 2016 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, today announced the results of its annual survey examining the use of technology by leading manufacturers.

  • News

    September 1, 2016

    ComputerWorld: 2016 Data + Editors’ Choice Award

    MFC Netform, a leading supplier of powertrain parts for the automotive and agricultural industries, awarded the 2016 ComputerWorld Data + Editors’ Choice Award for leveraging technology, in this case a cloud-based ERP solution from Plex Systems, to grow its business from a start-up to an industry leader in just 10 years. “With Plex, we never have to prepare for customer visits or audits,” says Tim Cripsey, general manager.

  • News

    August 22, 2016

    Mint Jutras: Plex Systems Hits the Acquisition Trail

    Industry Analyst Cindy Jutras shares her thoughts on the DemandCaster acquisition. “Plex’s intent here is to add supply chain planning to an already robust ERP and MES offering,” Jutras writes. “But in this case, no M&A pixie dust is required. Plex and DemandCaster have been partnering together for about a year and already 10 out of DemandCaster’s 50 customers are also Plex customers. The integration is complete and bidirectional.”

  • News

    August 15, 2016

    Shop Metal Tech Magazine: Enterprising Solutions that Click

    G&W Products, a custom metal fabrication company, started from scratch implementing a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for its shop floor. Now, G&W is reaping the benefits of having real-time access to documents and procedures. “I don’t think anyone understood the accessibility [the Plex Manufacturing Cloud] gave us.

  • News

    August 10, 2016

    Strativa Blog: The Growing Circle of Cloud ERP

    Cloud-based ERP functionality is not only catching up with traditional ERP providers, but now offering extended functionality. Frank Scavo, industry analyst, provides insight on Plex’s offering as a result of the DemandCaster acquisition. “As the first cloud ERP provider focused on manufacturing companies, [Plex] has a functional footprint that is wider and deeper than other ERP providers.”