PowerPlex 2018

Event Info

COBO Center
1 Washington Blvd
Baker Tilly Booth #14/15
Detroit, Michigan
Registration Closed

Join Baker Tilly at the PowerPlex annual conference in Detroit, Michigan – dedicated to manufacturers who rely on the Plex Manufacturing Cloud ERP solution. Below is a sneak peek of some of the content that will be featured during the event.


Partner Panel: Implementation Best Practices and Case Studies (Initial and Beyond) - 
Tuesday, May 15, 1:30 – 2:20 p.m., Solution Theater Track
Hear from a panel of implementation experts as they share best practices and customer case studies on successful, quick, and cost effective implementations. This discussion will also cover what happens after initial go-live: phase 2 optimization and beyond. 

Two Steps Forward, No Steps Back: Migrating to Plex and Mach2 –
Wednesday, May 16, 11 a.m. – Noon, Manufacturing Management Track 
Discover how the rapid implementation of Plex and Mach2 – using their existing controls infrastructure – helped Auria exceed the functionality, transparency, and accuracy of their legacy software packages. Auria Business Systems Director, Lisa Alsop, Baker Tilly Senior Consultant, Steve Salata and Kors Engineering President, Tony Kaczmarek, will share how they teamed together to help this new joint venture find its identity and rapidly deliver a comprehensive and scaled solution, replacing dozens of antiquated legacy practices, software and hardware.

The Power of Industrial Analytics –
Wednesday, May 16, 11 a.m. – Noon, Supply Chain Track (this session is also offered on Thursday, May 17, 11 a.m. – Noon)
Leading manufacturers are taking advantage of Industry 4.0 and using technology, data analytics, and supply chain planning tools to improve business processes and operations. In fact, twice as many are using analytics today than they were a year ago. In this session Baker Tilly principal, Peter Pearce and director, Michael Huzinec, will discuss how industrial analytics tools can provide your enterprise with the ability to discover meaning within the immense amounts of captured data from the shop floor to the top floor.

Global Compliance –
Wednesday, May 16, 2:30 – 3:20 p.m., Business Management Track
Manufacturers need to be compliant with regional specific requirements across the globe, while meeting country-specific reporting requirements where they have implemented Plex. In this session, Baker Tilly Principals, Peter Pearce, and Jeff Jorge, will provide an overview of how the Plex Global Compliance Framework (gCompliance) provides enterprises with international locations the ability to address localized compliance and reporting needs.

Material Performance Management (MPM): From Top-Performing Materials to Bottom-Line Performance
Thursday, May 17 from 10 – 10:50 a.m., Manufacturing Management Track
Learn how to configure Plex and perform material yield analysis that will allow your enterprise to identify the best performing materials that generate the highest yields. During this session, Baker Tilly Principal, Peter Pearce, and American Axle Manufacturing Director of IT – Business Systems, Mike Trathen, will showcase how Plex yield enhancements can drive increased bottom-line performance.


Visit Baker Tilly in booth 14/15. Let’s talk Industrial Analytics and assess your Industry 4.0 readiness. We will also be showcasing our Manufacturing Execution System (MES), Materials Performance Management (MPM) and Global Compliance solutions. Check out your registration bag for your playing card to win an Amazon Echo Dot!

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