SOURCE: Plex Systems

Plex Systems

February 25, 2009 11:16 ET

Plex Online Offers Robust Shop Floor Data Integration

On Demand ERP Solution Helps Manufacturers Operate Profitably in Challenging Market

AUBURN HILLS, MI--(Marketwire - February 25, 2009) - Plex Systems, Inc., provider of Plex Online software for the manufacturing enterprise, today announced the Software as a Service (SaaS) solution delivers Manufacturing Execution System (MES) functionally by tightly integrating data collection between shop floor systems and the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite.

Plex Online ERP offers robust real-time shop-floor integration from a simple Web browser without costly and time-consuming implementations. Manufacturers better understand and measure process data by integrating plant floor and production with financials, shipping, quality and all business areas. This result in improved efficiencies, leaner operations, and increased customer satisfaction -- key achievements in the challenging manufacturing sector.

Said Plex Systems CEO and President Mark Symonds, "Today's manufacturer is under tremendous pressure to develop high-quality products quickly and cost-effectively. OEMs are paring their supplier lists and frankly, it is a tough time to be in business. Plex Online gives manufacturers an edge in that they are better able to measure and manage quality, shop floor, machine operations, production and more, while streamlining the entire supply chain."

With Plex Online, data is captured at the point of origin and processed in real-time, offering unparalleled visibility. Production, machine integration, customer requirements and other data flow seamlessly into production operations and financial reports. The entire manufacturing supply chain has ready access to real time data about production, and can better manage the complexities of launching new products, improve collaboration, and cut project and product costs.

Plex Systems, Inc. (formerly Plexus Systems, Inc.) is the developer of Plex Online, a software as a service (SaaS) solution for manufacturers. Plex Online includes over 350 functional modules to manage operations from the shop floor to the top floor, including manufacturing execution system (MES) modules such as quality management and machine integration, enterprise resource planning (ERP) modules such as accounting and finance, customer relationship management (CRM) modules such as order entry and tracking, and supply chain management (SCM) modules such as supplier quality and traceability. Plex Online's SaaS model delivers reduced cost of operations, faster implementations and a continuously improving feature set.

About Plex Systems, Inc.

Since 1995, Plex Systems, Inc.™ (Auburn Hills, Mich.) has maintained a singular vision -- to drive significant cost, quality and productivity improvements for manufacturers, from the shop floor to the top floor. Today, Plex Online™ also enables manufacturers to manage accounting, financials, regulatory compliance, human resources and other critical priorities, based on real-time, highly accurate data from their manufacturing operations. Plex Systems serves a global cross-section of manufacturing industries (OEMs and suppliers), particularly automotive, medical device and aerospace and defense companies. In 2006, Apax Partners ( made a strategic investment in Plex Systems, joining the founding investment group as stakeholders in Plex. For more information, visit

Plex Systems and Plex Online are trademarks of Plex Systems, Inc.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Peggy Fenwick
    Plex Systems, Inc.
    Telephone: 734-516-6490