Solutions from the Plex Manufacturing Cloud
An ePublication for High Tech/Electronics Manufacturers from Plex Systems, Inc.                   October 2013



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On-Site vs. Cloud ERP Roadshow Series

Electronics and high tech 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.

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. >

Using Analytics and Business Intelligence 

It’s time for manufacturers to stop using analytics to review the past and start using them to point to the future. So says Louis Columbus in his blog post, “How Cloud-Based Business Intelligence Is Redefining Industrial Manufacturing.” Manufacturers can excel with business intelligence by using real-time plant floor performance data to drive efficiencies, among other benefits. 

Read more in the blog.


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
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 Electronics and High Tech

If you’re looking for supply chain management, quality 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 electronics and
high tech.
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