TROY (WWJ) — Plex Systems, developers of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud online manufacturing management software system, announced that it is sponsoring the half-day Global Manufacturing Strategies track on Monday, Aug. 5, at the 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars.

Plex also is managing all social media during the four-day event and hosting a wine tasting for select MBS attendees.   The Center for Automotive Management event takes place Aug. 5-8 in Traverse City. The first day focuses on global manufacturing technologies. Industry leaders will discuss how to optimize the use of technology across automotive manufacturing. In managing the social media during the event, Plex is pleased to use the latest social technologies to share valuable information. Attendees and interested members can follow event conversations on Twitter using hashtag #MBS2013.

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“Plex Systems is pleased to support CAR MBS as a sponsor and social media manager for the fourth consecutive year,” said Plex Systems vice president of strategy Jim Shepherd. “The Plex Manufacturing Cloud was born on the automotive plant floor and is built to help manufacturers become efficient by integrating business processes across the global automotive enterprise.”

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CAR MBS is one of the automotive industry’s premier annual events. Organizers anticipate more than 1,000 attendees this year for sessions with auto industry, academic, and government leaders addressing critical issues and emerging trends in an inviting atmosphere designed to build relationships. “Mobility, Profitability, Sustainability” is the focus of 2013 CAR MBS.

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