Manufacturing Whitepaper Available from Plexus Systems, Inc.
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8040 Ortonville Rd.
Clarkston, MI, 48348
Press release date: November 28, 2007
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., November 28, 2007 -- Plexus Systems, providers of Plexus Online on-demand software for the manufacturing enterprise, today announced the availability of an informative whitepaper for manufacturers. It's entitled 'ERP Traceability Functions: Going Beyond the Hype; How Manufacturing Software Enables Companies to Improve Quality Operations and Control Warranty Costs. The free whitepaper is available for download from http://plex.com/beyondthehype.
The paper starts with a review of key regulations imposed on manufacturers.It also demonstrates how the ability to trace the flow of lots and components used in manufacturing operations is increasingly vital to industries that must comply with strict quality mandates and governmental regulations. Integrated technology solutions such as Plexus Online are specifically geared to high-precision manufacturers.
Plexus Online's integrated traceability feature accurately tracks individual containers or pieces as they flow through the manufacturing process and supply chain. The on-demand software quickly isolates problems with pinpoint precision. The system provides detailed historical information related to production, inspection, genealogy and usage.
Plexus Online is an on-demand solution, building on the "software as a service" (SaaS) model pioneered by Salesforce.com and NetSuite. Plexus Online offers over 350 functional modules, providing companies instant access to vital information and management functions using a simple web browser. The on-demand solution features enterprise resource planning (ERP) functions such as accounting and finance modules, customer relationship management (CRM) features such as order entry and tracking, manufacturing execution systems (MES) function such as production scheduling and machine integration, and supply chain management (SCM) functions such as supplier quality and traceability.
About Plexus Systems Since 1995, Plexus Systems, Inc. (Auburn Hills, Mich.) has maintained a singular vision -- to drive significant cost, quality and productivity improvements for manufacturers, from the shop floor to the top floor. Plexus Online? is an on-demand software for the manufacturing enterprise, delivering a powerful, real-time interface. Plexus Systems originated internally at a manufacturing company, and was designed to resolve quality challenges, including production, distribution and global supply chains management issues. Today, Plexus Online also enables businesses to manage accounting, financials, compliance and human resources and other top priorities. Plexus Systems serves a cross section of manufacturing industries (OEM and suppliers), particularly automotive, defense, medical device and aerospace companies headquartered in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.