Plex Systems, Inc., provider of the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software ( , today announced that it has been named to Lead411's "Hottest Companies" list of leading technology companies, Midwest Region.

The Hottest Companies is a new list compiled and published by the Lead411 research team to recognize the fastest growing technology companies in regions throughout the United States. Recipients include companies in the software, wireless, internet and media industries.

"We have been tracking fast companies for our customers for the past 10 years," said Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411, "and we felt it was important to recognize these growing brands publicly."

"Plex Systems is pleased to be included in the prestigious Lead411 Hottest Companies list," said Mark Symonds, Plex Systems CEO and president. "Growth in our revenue, customer base, and employee base is the result of the popularity of Plex Online among manufacturers who are experiencing the benefits of an affordable, effective SaaS-based solution as an alternative to legacy IT system upgrades."

Plex 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.