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Plex Systems

March 10, 2011 09:51 ET

Five Plex Systems Customers Win Managing Automation's 2011 Progressive Manufacturing 100 Awards

Accolades for Industry-Leading Manufacturing Companies

AUBURN HILLS, MI--(Marketwire - March 10, 2011) - Plex Systems, Inc., provider of the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software, today announced that five of its customers have been selected by Managing Automation to receive Progressive Manufacturing (PM) 100 awards. Recipients of this prestigious recognition include CAMACO, ETCO, Inc., Marwood Metal Fabrication, Point Imaging, and Revstone (Vassar Foundry).

The PM100 awards are presented annually by Managing Automation to recognize best-in-class manufacturers from around the world who are using advanced technology to achieve business transformations. The five Plex Online customers were recognized in the "Data & Integration Mastery" category. In their award nominations, they identified Plex Online's contributions to helping them achieve the following accomplishments.

  • CAMACO has been honored due to its improvements in quality, productivity, and traceability.

  • ETCO, Inc. received the PM100 award for improvements in shipping, inventory management, and quality following its launch of Plex Online.

  • Marwood Metal Fabrication received the PM100 in recognition of improved inventory management, machine uptime, and shop-floor productivity.

  • Point Imaging is recognized with the PM100 award for speeding its order entry processes and achieving purchasing efficiencies.

  • Revstone (Vassar Foundry) is honored for achieving savings in inventory and labor costs, tracking and minimizing scrap and optimizing throughput.

The PM100 awards will be presented on May 11 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida. During this event, Managing Automation will also announce which of the 100 companies being honored also receive High Achiever awards, Best of Mastery awards, and the Editor's Choice award. Two companies will also be named 2011 Progressive Manufacturers of the Year.

"These five exceptional companies represent industry-leading highly productive, efficient manufacturing enterprises performing operations that range from casting to print manufacturing to automotive stampings and assemblies," said Plex Systems Marketing Vice President Patrick Fetterman. "We are pleased that Plex Online helps them all achieve their business goals, and very proud to be part of their recognized successes."

To view a list of all PM100 winners, go to

About Plex Systems, Inc.
Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a SaaS ERP (software as a service) cloud ERP solution for the manufacturing enterprise. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within a manufacturer, including Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Quality Management Systems (QMS) for the shop floor, Supply Chain Management (SCM) for procurement, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for finance and management. Plex Online's comprehensive functional coverage delivers a "shop floor to top floor" view of a manufacturer's operations, enabling management to run its business at maximum efficiency. Founded in 1995, Plex Systems is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with customers around the globe. Plex Systems and Plex Online are trademarks of Plex Systems, Inc. More information is available at

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