SOURCE: Plex Systems

Plex Systems

June 10, 2010 10:29 ET

Plex Systems Continues Availability of Free Online Manufacturer's Assessment Tool

More Than 500 Manufacturers Have Accessed Personalized Recommendations for Performance Improvements

AUBURN HILLS, MI--(Marketwire - June 10, 2010) -  Plex Systems, Inc., provider of Plex Online, the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software, continues to make available a free online Manufacturer's Management Assessment Tool at The Web-based diagnostic tool helps identify best practices for manufacturers to improve enterprise and manufacturing operations. Since the first-of-its-kind diagnostic tool launched in early 2010, over 500 global manufacturers from a range of sectors have accessed the online survey based on research from independent analysts Aberdeen Group.

The online assessment is specifically designed to help manufacturers understand the process, organizational and technology traits to achieve best-in-class performance. Responses reveal specific opportunities for improvements through personalized recommendations from Aberdeen manufacturing experts.

"Based on the overwhelming reaction from those manufacturers who have already completed the assessment, this online diagnostic tool is proven to help manufacturers improve their processes and better compete in the global economy," said Plex Systems President and CEO Mark Symonds. "These are challenging times for manufacturers. Now, they have a powerful way to identify top pain points around managing both the manufacturing and back and front office processes. What's more, these manufacturers benefit from the recommended, actionable approaches for addressing these challenges."

The diagnostic survey at allows automotive, food and beverage, aerospace, medical device and other manufacturers to see how their organizations stacks-up against top performers. At the conclusion of the assessment, participants receive a customized report that identifies actionable best practice and provide recommendations for improvement of manufacturing and enterprise management strategies and results.

About Plex Systems, Inc.
Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a software as a service (SaaS) solution for the manufacturing enterprise and the only solution to achieve the prestigious Champion ranking in Aberdeen Group's 2009 ERP in Manufacturing AXIS report. 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, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for sales and marketing, Supply Chain Management (SCM) for procurement, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for finance and management. Plex Online's fully integrated model 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. More information is online at

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

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