SOURCE: Plexus Systems

November 13, 2008 12:11 ET

Plexus Systems, Inc. to Participate at SIIA OnDemand Conference

Software & Information Industry Association Event November 17-19, 2008

AUBURN HILLS, MI--(Marketwire - November 13, 2008) - Plexus Systems, Inc., provider of Plexus Online on-demand software for the manufacturing enterprise, today announced that Plexus Systems CEO Mark Symonds is participating in a panel discussion titled, "Growing Your Business in a Slow Economy" at the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Conference, November 17-19, 2008 at the San Jose Marriott, San Jose, California.

SIIA OnDemand is the industry's most comprehensive conference for enabling and delivering Software as a Service. Event attendees include thought leaders in the SaaS market, ISVs, platform vendors, systems integrators, venture capitalists, bankers, analysts, and other influencers.

"Growing your business in a slow economy is a timely topic for the manufacturing enterprise as well as the entire economy," said Plexus Systems CEO Mark Symonds. "I am looking forward to sharing information about our customers that are leveraging Plexus Online to reduce waste and drive inefficiency out of the manufacturing process -- critical elements to enable growth in a competitive economy."

Plexus Online is an on-demand solution that builds on the "Software as a Service" (SaaS) model. Plexus Online offers over 350 functional modules, providing companies instant access to vital information and management functions using a simple web browser. The on-demand solution features enterprise resource planning (ERP) functions such as accounting and finance modules, customer relationship management (CRM) features such as order entry and tracking, manufacturing execution systems (MES) functions such as production scheduling and machine integration, and supply chain management (SCM) functions such as supplier quality and traceability.

About Plexus Systems, Inc.

Since 1995, Plexus 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, Plexus 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. Plexus Systems serves a global cross section of manufacturing industries (OEM and suppliers), particularly automotive, medical device and aerospace and defense companies. In 2006, Apax Partners ( made a strategic investment in Plexus Systems, joining the founding investment group as stakeholders in Plexus. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Peggy Fenwick
    Plexus Systems, Inc.
    Telephone: 734.516.6490