Plex Systems Hosts 10th Annual PowerPlex Conference: Auburn Hills-based Plex Systems Inc., provider of the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software, announced that the annual PowerPlex user conference will be held May 16-18 at the Dearborn Hyatt Regency. This year’s theme, “Taking the Lead,” will highlight how manufacturers from diverse industries are leveraging the Plex Online solution to outperform the competition. “PowerPlex 2011 will focus on educating and enhancing the attendees’ knowledge of Plex Online solutions by sharing our customer and partner success stories and best practices,” said Mark Symonds, president and CEO of Plex Systems. “Recognizing the demands on manufacturers to do more with less, Plex Systems is providing this opportunity for the community of Plex Online users to exchange ideas on how to leverage technology, streamline operations and improve quality in their quest for continuous improvement.” The PowerPlex agenda includes educational sessions about Plex Online and features panel discussions covering key manufacturing issues in diverse industries including automotive, electronics, food processing and medical device manufacturing. New this year, PowerPlex will offer two tracks — Plex Online 101 for new users and prospects and Plex Online Master Classes for advanced and seasoned users. The event is expected to be attended by 600 Plex Online users from various industries. Attendees may register online. Plex Systems offers Plex Online, manufacturing management software delivered online as a service. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within a manufacturer, including manufacturing execution systems and quality management systems for the shop floor, supply chain management for procurement, and enterprise resource planning for finance and management. More at www.plex.com.