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2020 Plex Systems Award Winner for Partner of the Year

2020 Plex Systems Award Winner for Partner of the Year

2020 Plex Systems Award Winner for Partner of the Year

Leverage Plex to become a smart manufacturer 

Whether you’re thinking about implementing the Plex Smart Cloud for the first time or are an existing user looking maximize your investment, we can assist in all phases of the technology life cycle, from IT strategy, due diligence, and cost justification, to assessment and optimization, implementation, and continuous improvement. Our team will help create a tailored solution for your organization to provide a seamless implementation process — providing you with a simple, reliable and secure integration between your ERP  and manufacturing execution operations.

High-performing manufacturers

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North American Plastics Industry Study: 2020 Summary Report
What do plastics processors need to know in this time of economic uncertainty? Download the NAPIS 2020 Summary Report for our latest assessment of the plastics processing industry, top-performer attributes and best practices, and strategies to manage through COVID-19 and enhance market position.
Greg Alonso
Article May 18, 2020 12 min read
The fundamentals and risks of enterprise projects
Doug Hockenbrocht
Article January 16, 2020 3 min read
The CFO cheat sheet: Nine ways to improve effectiveness
Stan Hannah
Article December 3, 2019 7 min read
Growing into business analytics
Sean McBride
Article June 25, 2019 5 min read

10 ways your legacy ERP system is costing you
And what you can do about it

Thought Leadership

  • Need to stretch your budget? Try robotic process automation

    Organizations around the world are tightening their belts, trying to get more done with less. Now, you can program a virtual robot to do higher-quality work faster, freeing up resources to use elsewhere. Welcome to the future.

    Scott Patton Mark Warner Emily Laws Doug Hockenbrocht
    Article June 4, 2020 4 min read
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  • Plante Moran wins "2020 Partner of the Year" from Plex Systems
    Plex Systems recognizes Plante Moran as its 2020 Partner of the Year.
    In The News May 13, 2020 2 min read
    Plex System 2020 Partner of the Year
  • Restarting Plex ERP after an unprecedented shutdown
    Resuming your manufacturing operations during the COVID-19 crisis and resetting your ERP system can be challenging. Ask these questions to assess your plans, systems, and data and ensure a smooth, profitable restart. Read more on
    Monti Piccioni
    April 28, 2020 1 min read
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  • The fundamentals and risks of enterprise projects
    Large enterprise technology implementations can be overwhelming. With a lot of — expensive — moving pieces, implementation failures are a real risk. Here’s what to be aware of.
    Doug Hockenbrocht Craig Zampa
    Article January 16, 2020 3 min read
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North American Lighting discussed at meeting
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North American Lighting replaces multiple ERP systems with Plex Manufacturing Cloud
North American Lighting (NAL), the largest independently owned Tier 1 automotive lighting supplier, replaces multiple legacy, on-premise ERP systems and achieves seamless integration across advanced manufacturing systems and facilities with the Plex Manufacturing Cloud.
Doug Hockenbrocht
Case Study October 1, 2018 2 min read
Plex case study
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Manufacturer meets acquisition requirements with Plex ERP implementation
A 95-year-old, $70-million manufacturer of tool storage solutions meets acquisition requirements through a cost-saving Plex ERP implementation in a limited time frame.
Monti Piccioni
Case Study August 15, 2017 2 min read

Our Team

We bring an average of 20 years’ industry experience to every ERP engagement, and we’re a leading global implementer of the Plex Smart Cloud. We’ve implemented and optimized Plex at more than 230 plants, many multi-site, across several 20 countries, involving over 50,000+ users. As one of the initial alliance partners of Plex Systems, our multilingual staff supports manufacturing clients across automotive, food and beverage, precision metal forming, aerospace and defense, and general industrial manufacturing. Serving private equity groups, sole proprietorship's, domestic, and Japanese, Chinese, and European-owned organizations, we act as an on-site extension of your team to ensure success with every part of the ERP life cycle.