SOURCE: Plex Systems

Plex Systems

March 05, 2009 12:49 ET

Waukesha Tool & Stamping, LLC Launches Plex Online System

AUBURN HILLS, MI--(Marketwire - March 5, 2009) - Plex Systems, Inc., providers of Plex Online software for the manufacturing enterprise, today announced that Waukesha Tool & Stamping, LLC has gone live with all operations on Plex Online. The metalforming manufacturer is utilizing all core POL modules including quoting, EDI (electronic data interchange), project resource planning (PRP), purchasing, human resources, financials, and costing.

Waukesha Tool & Stamping required a comprehensive enterprise-class system to manage all aspects of its operations, integrate its business data from multiple locations, and facilitate more sophisticated and complex financial reporting. Plex Systems is now providing the software functionality to support the manufacturer's operations in Sussex, Wisconsin and McAllen, Texas, all via the software as a service (SaaS) delivery model. Plex Online's SaaS model means that Waukesha is able to utilize this advanced functionality without expensive hardware and software purchases and installation projects.

"Plex is already giving us more reliable data on our costs, saving us time in the customer service area, streamlining purchasing and planning, and helping us better manage our manufacturing and quality," said Nancy Nyhan, Controller, Waukesha Tool & Stamping, LLC. "We have also accelerated our shipping and receiving operations through the use of bar code scanner technology."

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 Waukesha Tool & Stamping LLC

Waukesha Tool & Stamping is an international full-service metalforming manufacturer, delivering the best-cost parts and assemblies in the industry. The company, founded in 1971, provides progressive tool design and build, engineering and metalforming capabilities.

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.
    Cell: 734-516-6490