SOURCE: Plex Systems

Plex Systems

June 01, 2011 10:59 ET

Plex Online User Conference PowerPlex Largest to Date

Plex Systems Exceeds Expectations in Tenth Annual Plex Online Users Conference

AUBURN HILLS, MI--(Marketwire - Jun 1, 2011) - Plex Systems, Inc., provider of Plex Online, Cloud ERP software for manufacturers, today announced that the company's annual PowerPlex user conference was the best attended in its ten-year history, with nearly 700 attendees participating.

The three-day event featured regional and global manufacturers that are "Taking the Lead" as high performers at the leading edge of the manufacturing sector's uptick. The conference consisted of networking and learning sessions led by Plex Systems staff, partners and members of the community of Plex Online users, and included:

  • A State of the Company presentation by Mark Symonds, Plex Systems president and CEO, showcasing enhanced product offerings and successes with an emphasis on the importance of globalization and expansion into new markets.

  • A series of well-attended partner presentations from Plex Systems' partners Baker Tilly, Plante Moran, Kors Engineering, and Revolution Group. Revolution Group debuted their integration between Plex Online, and Salesforce.com's Salesforce Chatter, a powerful collaboration application for the enterprise to connect and share information securely with people at work in real-time.

  • An in-depth technology update provided by Plex Systems leadership introduced new tools that enable community-driven enhancements to the software including Wiki functionality and an active Customer Forum, as well as access of the Plex Online system via a range of mobile applications and partner-enabled development.

  • Informative "fast track" classes helped long-time users of the Plex Online system see new features covering all aspects of the system such as ERP, Quality, Supply Chain, Lean Manufacturing, Finance, Inventory and more.

The event serves as the opportunity to gauge common critical success factors of manufacturers in a range of industries using Cloud ERP software.

PowerPlex also includes several "PlexGiving" charitable events, including a silent auction, raffles, charity golf event and other programs in support of Gleaners Community Food Bank and St. Clair Butterfly Foundation, 2011 Plex Systems charitable partners. The various activities raised in excess of $11,400 for Plex Systems' charity partners.

"PowerPlex 2011 is the one time every year that the entire Plex Online community of users gets together to share best practices, and to help make each other more effective in their professional roles," said Mark Symonds, president and chief executive officer, Plex Systems. "PowerPlex is a complement to all of the online events and interactions our community has throughout the year, and enables our community to strengthen bonds among peers in different manufacturing industries."

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 www.plex.com.

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