Solutions from the Plex Manufacturing Cloud
An ePublication for Aerospace and Defense Manufacturers from Plex Systems, Inc.           October 2013



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On-Site vs. Cloud ERP Roadshow Series

Aerospace and defense manufacturers find that moving to cloud ERP from legacy on-site systems saves costs, improves productivity and leverages growth.
Is it right for your business?

Join us for the On-Site vs. Cloud ERP Roadshow and find out. Choose from three convenient sites and dates:
  • Grand Rapids, MI, Oct. 24
  • Columbus, OH, Nov. 6
  • Chicago, IL, Nov. 13 
Learn more about cloud ERP from industry experts
and Plex customers.

In Search of Speed, Stability, and Security in Aerospace and Defense Supply Chains

How can aerospace and defense manufacturers stay competitive? Many agree that getting suppliers involved early has a big impact, leading to reduced errors and cost savings. When A&D manufacturers collaborate with suppliers using supplier portals enabled by a cloud-based ERP solution, the bottom line is improved time to market and reduced cost of quality.

Read more in Louis Columbus’ blog. >

Reshoring, Productivity and Today’s Manufacturer

Since 2009, some American manufacturers have brought production back to the United States because of improved productivity and the rising costs of shipping. In an article in Manufacturing Business Technology, Jim Shepherd calls cloud-driven manufacturing a leading factor in improved productivity and a “uniquely American” differentiator.

Read more about the reshoring trend.

All About Cloud Security

Is cloud security an oxymoron? Not according to Tom DeCoe in his Cloud Computing Journal article. He suggests that “leading cloud solutions include security features well beyond what most manufacturing companies can afford to implement on their own.”

Read the article.
Find out what to ask cloud solution providers so you can identify the very best cloud ERP.

See You at SOUTH-TEC

Are you going to SOUTH-TEC on Oct. 29-31 in Greenville, SC? See the Plex Manufacturing Cloud in action at booth #631. Hear from C. Kent Greenwald, COO of Wickeder Steel Company, about why “Now Is the Time for Cloud ERP” at the Lunch & Learn session on Oct. 30 at 11 a.m.

Register today.

ERP for Aerospace and Defense

If you’re looking for supplier portals, quality management, supply chain management, business intelligence and a manufacturing execution system all integrated with ERP, check out the Plex Manufacturing Cloud. It covers the entire enterprise.

Read more about Plex Cloud ERP for aerospace and defense. >
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