Plex Systems presenting at Westec: Auburn Hills-based Plex Systems Inc., provider of Plex Online cloud ERP for manufacturers, announced that its vice president of products, Patrick Fetterman, will speak during the Learning Lounge series at Westec, the West Coast region’s definitive manufacturing event, March 27-29, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This premier event showcases technology solutions and products that help manufacturers innovate and expand. etterman will present “Cloud Technology: Driving Manufacturing Improvements” on March 27 at 10:30 a.m. in booth 1545 and again on March 28 at 2:30 p.m. in booth 3352. Hosted by industry experts, the Learning Lounge series offers a casual, collaborative environment in which attendees can exchange ideas. Plex Systems also is exhibiting its Plex Online Cloud ERP solution at booth 2055. In his session, Fetterman will cover the basics of Cloud ERP and its effectiveness in managing all operations across an enterprise — from the design stage to plant-floor production to top-floor management. He will include real-life case studies to explain the benefits of implementing a Cloud ERP solution to drive cost savings, increase efficiencies and maximize profitability. Founded in 1995, Plex Systems is headquartered in Auburn Hills, with customers around the globe. Plex Systems and Plex Online are trademarks of Plex Systems Inc. More information is available at

AimWest Presents Annual Tech Trends Event With Keith Brophy: Back by popular demand, the tech organization aimWest is putting expert Keith Brophy in a fishbowl. And if you’ve never been to a Fishbowl event, you’re in for a transformative learning experience. The Fishbowl style crushes the schema of ‘panel discussion’ and makes educational events seem more like a night at the Improv. You won’t want to miss Keith’s insights — plus you’ll get to interact with ideas and personalities in a revolutionary new format. We hope you’ll join us at San Chez banquet space for a great event. The event wll be held Wednesday, March 21, with networking at 5:30 p.m. and the panel discussion at 6:15 p.m. The event is $20 for non-members and free for members. AimWest is a non-profit, professional association that supports and promotes the growth of the interactive and technology industries throughout West Michigan. More at