This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Accuride Corporation Deploys Plex Online Cloud ERP Solution To Improve Operational Efficiency

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Plex Systems Inc., provider of Plex Online, Cloud ERP for manufacturers, today announced that Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW), a leading supplier of components to the commercial vehicle industry, will deploy Plex Systems' software-as-a-service (SaaS)/cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) 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 numerous significant benefits, this 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.

"By essentially replacing the central nervous system of our company, Accuride will be positioned to make vital business decisions as efficiently and effectively as possible," said Accuride President and CEO Rick Dauch. "As part of our 'Fix and Grow' strategy, this investment will positively impact nearly every aspect of our operations, from the shop floor to the top floor, while dramatically enhancing our ability to proactively address customer needs and swiftly respond to market and industry shifts."

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. 

"We are delighted to welcome Accuride to our community of Plex Online users," said Plex Systems CEO and President Mark Symonds.  "Accuride is an ideal client as they seek to consolidate multiple ERP systems into one, common cloud-based solution. We look forward to working with Accuride to improve productivity, minimize waste and reduce operating expenses at its facilities."

About Plex Systems Inc. Plex Systems Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a Cloud ERP solution for the manufacturing enterprise. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within a manufacturer, including Manufacturing Execution System ( MES) and Quality Management System ( QMS) for the shop floor, Supply Chain Management ( SCM) for procurement, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for finance and management, and Business Intelligence ( BI) 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, Mich., with customers around the globe. More information is available at plex.com. Follow Plex Systems at twitter.com/plexsystems

About Accuride CorporationWith headquarters in Evansville, Ind., USA, Accuride Corporation is a leading supplier of components to the commercial vehicle industry. The company's products include commercial vehicle wheels, wheel-end components and assemblies, truck body and chassis parts, and other commercial vehicle components. The company's products are marketed under its brand names, which include Accuride ®, Gunite ®, Imperial and Brillion .  Accuride's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ACW.  For more information, visit the company's website at www.AccurideCorp.com.

SOURCE Plex Systems Inc.

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 16,982.59 +22.02 0.13%
S&P 500 1,978.91 +0.57 0.03%
NASDAQ 4,444.9090 -4.6550 -0.10%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs