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Plex Systems achieves record sales of cloud manufacturing solution

Plex Systems, a provider of cloud enterprise resource planning software for manufacturing, says it achieved “another record year” in 2017.

The company says nearly 600 manufacturers now run Plex in approximately 2,000 facilities around the world.

Plex also introduced new analytics applications, integration capabilities, and an expanded suite of supply chain products in 2017, helping manufacturers improve their planning and decision-making on the shop floor and across enterprises. 

Don Clarke, interim chief executive officer, Plex Systems, says: “We’re proud to be the system of record for manufacturing industry leaders.

“We look forward to continuing to invest in products and solutions in 2018 that enable our customers to focus on new opportunities for efficiency, growth and innovation.”

Among the main highlights for Plex in 2017 was its increase in business, with approximately 400 new manufacturing facilities joining the Plex Manufacturing Cloud.

Also, more than 40 percent of existing Plex customers expanded their relationships with Plex. 

Plex customers received numerous industry awards for innovation and leadership, including:

  • Accuride was named a 2017 IndustryWeek Best Plant;
  • Anchor Manufacturing received a Precision MetalForming Association Award of Excellence;
  • Circuits Assembly magazine named Firstronic EMS Company of the Year;
  • Inteva Products received a Hall of Fame Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Division; and
  • Stant received a General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award, among others.

Plex says it achieved an “industry-leading” 99.998 percent uptime, with seven consecutive months at 100 percent.

Plex also introduced plans to add predictive demand forecasting and machine learning to the Plex Supply Chain Planning Suite, designed to improve planning accuracy and automation.

Plex demonstrated two new analytic applications for supply chain and human capital management.

Moreover, Plex added more than 100 new team members for a total of 499 across North America.

Plex earned three workplace excellence awards for its commitment to be the best place to work.