Company Doubles Attendance at User Conference and Expands Into New Office

Tue, 07/27/2010 - 6:13am
The Associated Press

Plex Systems, Inc., provider of the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software ( , Plex Online, today announced that it has added seven new customers and expanded its business with existing customers during the second quarter of 2010. In addition, the company held its annual user conference, opened a new Auburn Hills office, and continued to receive industry recognition.

"As manufacturing companies look for ways to operate leaner and maximize profitability, they continue to choose Plex Online's fully integrated (SaaS) model as an alternative to outdated on-premise software," said Mark Symonds, Plex Systems president and CEO.

Plex Systems' newest customers include:

Two existing customers expanded their use of Plex Online.

Growing Community and WorkforceThe company's ninth annual user conference, PowerPlex, was held May 17 - 19. The event was attended by more than 450 guests, the largest attendance to date and double the size of its 2009 guest list -- a testimony to the growing popularity of Plex Online.

Plex Systems opened a new office for its growing technical team with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony in April. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Auburn Hills Mayor James D. McDonald, and others joined in the ceremony.

Industry KudosDuring the second quarter of 2010, Plex Online was named a 2010 Best Product that Readers Trust, selected by readers of the Network Product Guide. ( Also, the launch of Plex Online at Phoenix Logistics ( was named Information Security Products Guide's 2010 Best Deployment Scenario in two categories: Enterprise Management and SaaS Business Applications.

Plex Systems leaders were honored as well. Mark Symonds, CEO and president, was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards and was elected to the board of directors of the Software & Information Industry Association. ( In addition, Plex Systems Chief Financial Officer Mike Twarozynski was named Crain's Detroit Business CFO of the Year.

Sponsoring CAR MBSPlex Systems is the exclusive sponsor of the World Class Manufacturing sessions at the 2010 Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars Aug. 2 - 5 in Traverse City, Mich. Plex Systems is also sponsoring social media at the event. Search Twitter at MBS2010 for the latest news about the CAR Management Briefing Seminars.

About Plex Systems, Inc. Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online ( , an industrial strength, software as a service ( (SaaS ( ) ERP solution for manufacturers. Plex Online extends beyond the boundaries of legacy ERP software to provide a comprehensive solution for manufacturers, including Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES ( ) and Quality Management Systems (QMS ( ) functions for the factory floor, Customer Relationship Management (CRM ( ) features for sales and marketing, and Supplier Management functions for procurement. Plex Online's comprehensive feature set and real-time data distribution empower workers to make smarter decisions, and enable management to run a manufacturing business at maximum efficiency. Plex Online is widely used in highly regulated, quality-driven manufacturing industries such as automotive, medical device, aerospace and defense, and food and beverage processing. 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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