Plex Systems and Actify offer Access to CAD Data

Joint venture enables manufacturers with added functionality without CAD software application


Troy, Mich.Nov. 8, 2012—Cloud ERP solutions provider Plex Systems Inc. and San Francisco-based Actify Inc., a global provider of visual product knowledge solutions, entered a strategic partnership to service manufacturers leveraging CAD functionality. With the integration of Actify’s product knowledge solutions, Plex Online users can directly access 3D and 2D CAD data from within the Cloud ERP solution–without the application of CAD software.

“We are proud to provide Actify’s automated extraction to our customers for seamless sharing of important engineering data throughout the enterprise,” said Patrick Fetterman, Vice President of Products, Plex Systems. “Actify’s solution enhances Plex Online’s capabilities in providing real-time information—from the shop floor to the top floor.”

The integration will provide manufacturers automatic real-time access to engineering information. Actify’s enterprise solution Centro provides the necessary interface to automate the gathering, organizing and sharing of 3D data and associated meta data onto a central server, including PMI-tolerances, measurements and other information from all major 3D and 2D CAD formats.

“We’re pleased to partner with Plex Systems to deliver access to vital CAD data through integration with Plex Online,” said Chris Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of Actify. “The ability to seamlessly access CAD data and associated meta data can be a critical differentiator for manufacturers and we’re excited to bring this functionality to the community of Plex Online users.”

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