Accuride Corp. Deploys Plex Online: Plex Systems Inc., provider of Plex Online cloud ERP for manufacturers, today announced that Accuride Corp. (NYSE: ACW), a supplier of components to the commercial vehicle industry, will deploy Plex Systems’ software-as-a-service cloud enterprise resource planning solution across its core operations. As it implements the Plex Online ERP system, Accuride will consolidate from seven separate systems running more than 200 applications to one ERP system. As a result, Accuride will centralize shared information, standardize systems and processes, enable secure remote access, and utilize robust data collection, reporting and other tools. Among other benefits, the project will enable Accuride to deliver more timely and accurate financial information, and improve financial performance; make data-driven decision more quickly and with greater confidence; improve quality and inventory controls; simplify its software, hardware and network infrastructure; implement common standards across plants and business units; enable quick integration of acquisitions; and drive more dependable operating performance. The culmination of a comprehensive, multi-year evaluation process, Accuride selected the Plex Online cloud ERP system based a number of parameters, including enterprise needs, business fit, and capacity. System configuration is underway, with implementation at the Accuride corporate headquarters and business unit manufacturing facilities and distribution centers to be phased in between August 2012 and December 2014. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within a manufacturer, including manufacturing execution system and quality management system for the shop floor, supply chain management for procurement, enterprise resource planning for finance and management, and business intelligence for executive management. Plex Online’s comprehensive functional coverage delivers a “shop floor to top floor” view of a manufacturer’s operations, enabling management to run its business at maximum efficiency. Founded in 1995, Plex Systems is headquartered in Auburn Hills, with customers around the globe. For further information, please visit www.plex.com.
Trubiquity Provides Software For New Auto Company: Troy-based Trubiquity said it had been selected to provide its Trufusion Enterprise global data and managed file transfer software for Quoros Auto Co. Ltd. Trufusion Enterprise provides global data exchange and collaboration capabilities among trading partners enabling anytime, anywhere connectivity and efficient teamwork on product design initiatives. A robust and efficient solution, Trufusion Enterprise recently received the 2012 IT Europa European Software Excellence award. Qoros Auto is a new international automotive corporation driven by a team of global experts and vendors. Headquartered in China, Qoros Auto launched in December 2007 and owns three design and engineering centers located in Munich, Germany, Graz, Austria, and Shanghai, China, as well as a new state of the art manufacturing plant based in Changshu, Jiangsu Province of China. Qoros Auto incorporates European car manufacturing craftsmanship, leading edge technology, together with design simplicity and functionality. The first Qoros car is scheduled to launch in 2013, both in China and Europe. Trubiquity is a leading global provider of MFT (managed file transfer), process automation and integration solutions for 6,500 companies with 60,000 users in the automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, retail, finance, healthcare and consumer goods industries. For more than 25 years, Trubiquity solutions have helped world class companies and partners better communicate, collaborate, integrate and automate business critical data ensuring security and compliance with rigorous international standards. Trubiquity is headquartered in Troy, with facilities in Carlsbad, Calif. and international offices in Germany and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.trubiquity.com.