Plex CTO Jerry Foster discusses how manufacturers are actively exploring viable use cases for wearables and augmented reality/virtual reality technology on the shop floor.
TROY, Mich., December 5, 2017 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, today announced the release of the Definitive Guide to Connected Manufacturing. The free book addresses the challenges today’s manufacturers face as they contend with changes in customer demand and business technology in an evolving global economy.
Plex’s annual State of Manufacturing Technology report reveals that the 4th Industrial Revolution is well underway, supported by cloud technology.
TROY, Mich., Nov. 14, 2017 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, today profiled more leading companies across discrete and process manufacturing industries that are running on the Plex Manufacturing Cloud.
TROY, Michigan, November 7, 2017 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, has once again been named one of Michigan’s Top Workplaces by The Detroit Free Press. The recognition marks the eighth time Plex has received the award.
Many industry analysts and academics predicted that the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is further out, recent research from Plex Systems indicates 4IR is already here thanks to connectivity and cloud computing.
Like the first industrial revolution, the next generation of manufacturing will yield exponential increases in quality, efficiency, and innovation. And according to Plex’s Chief Technology Officer, “Cloud technology is at the core of the next industrial revolution.”
Making pickles and peppers for global fast food restaurants and chains is challenging. See how the Hausbeck Pickle Company combines family values, hard work and cloud technology to provide for big name customers like Subway, Burger King, Sonic, Domino’s Pizza and Papa John’s.
Writer Crystal Lindell provides an in-depth look at Sanders’ factory and operations, highlighting the double-digit growth that the company has experienced every year for the last decade. The article highlights Sanders’ investment in modernizing its ERP software and the impact Plex has had on the company.
Industry Analyst Vinnie Mirchandani provides insight on the Industrial Revolution, why manufacturers are embracing it and stating it’s far more mainstream than many would think. “Every day, new devices and equipment, both those designed specifically for manufacturing and those conceived for other industries or even consumer markets, are providing new opportunities for innovation and connection.”