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September 30, 2008updated 06 Sep 2016 2:59pm

Plexus wins contract from Waukesha Tool & Stamping to manage tool design

Plexus Systems, a provider of software for the manufacturing enterprises, has won a contract to help Waukesha Tool & Stamping, an international full-service metalforming manufacturer, to manage its tool design and build, engineering and metalforming operations.

By CBR Staff Writer

According to Plexus Systems, Waukesha Tool & Stamping required a system to manage all aspects of its operations, integrate its business data from multiple locations, and facilitate complex financial reporting. Plexus Systems will maintain Waukesha Tool & Stamping’s data and provide the software, hardware and services to support the Sussex, Wisconsin-based operation and a new McAllen, Texas operation.

Plexus Online is an on-demand solution that builds on the software-as-a-service model. Plexus Online offers over 350 functional modules, providing companies access to vital information and management functions using a simple web browser. The on-demand solution features enterprise resource planning functions such as accounting and finance modules, customer relationship management features such as order entry and tracking, manufacturing execution systems functions such as production scheduling and machine integration, and supply chain management functions such as supplier quality and traceability, said Plexus Systems.

Thomas Mackey, executive vice president of Plexus Systems, said: This contract with Waukesha Tool & Stamping gives Plexus the opportunity to expand its reach in the metalforming industry, and it offers Waukesha the ability to maintain the high quality of its products and to streamline its business and financial reporting functions.

Nancy Nyhan, controller at Waukesha Tool & Stamping, said: We are confident that Plexus will give us more reliable data on our costs, save time in the customer service area, streamline purchasing and planning, and manage manufacturing and quality. We’ll also be able to accelerate our shipping and receiving operations through the use of bar code scanner technology.

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