Cloud manufacturing professionals to meet in May in Detroit at PowerPlex

TROY — Plex Systems, the leader in cloud manufacturing management software, will hold its annual user conference, PowerPlex, May 14-17 at the Cobo Center in Detroit.

Plex customers, prospects and partners will come together at PowerPlex to discuss and define the future of manufacturing. The Plex customer community includes more than 550 manufacturers operating nearly 2,000 facilities around the world. Attendees will represent industries including transportation, aerospace, high tech, plastics and rubber, food and beverage, and fabricated metals.

PowerPlex at a Glance

Plex will host more than 90 sessions led by more than 100 presenters at PowerPlex, while facilitating peer exchange and networking events. Presenters will include Plex users, Plex product leaders and other industry experts. PowerPlex will additionally feature:
* Insights from leading manufacturers such as Accuride Corp., a global wheel and wheel end manufacturer; Fisher & Company, a seating systems and mechanisms manufacturer; Kamco Industries, an injection, sheet molded, and formed fiber felt product manufacturer; MFC Netform, a leading supplier of powertrain parts for the automotive and agricultural industries; Sanders Candy; and Shank’s Extracts Inc., a private label flavoring and extracts company.
* Product roadmap and best practices sessions for users of all experience levels, including hands-on workshops.
* Functional conference tracks designed around educational topics such business management, manufacturing management, machine and system integration, supplier and customer management, supply chain, as well as industry trends.
* The Plex Experience Lab, where attendees can see and demo the latest Plex solutions or schedule one-on-one working sessions; a Solutions Expo featuring Plex partners; and a Customer Showcase which features customers who make things with Plex.

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The event will also see the fifth annual Plex Impact Awards, which recognize organizations that demonstrate innovation and leadership in their products, their approach to manufacturing and across their industries. Nominate a Plex customer by March 1 by visitng

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