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Horizon International Taps Plexus Online for ERP
Thursday, October 28, 2004
Horizon International Group, a Taylor, MI-based producer of machined and formed parts for a variety of industries, has selected Plexus Systems, Auburn Hills, MI, to provide enterprise-resource-planning (ERP) software. Horizon International, a Tier One automotive supplier, now can consolidate inventory tracking, quality management, quoting, data capture, accounting and human resources under a single ERP program, Plexus Online.
“Plexus Online provides a complete, fully integrated information-technology solution that is designed specifically for manufacturers,” says Heather Gardner, Horizon International CEO, commenting on the decision to replace all existing systems throughout the company with the ERP software.
For more on ERP products and services from Plexus Systems, visit www.plex.com
Trumpf Training Certified for CEUs
Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Customers who attend training classes conducted by Trumpf Inc., Farmington, CT, now can earn continuing education units (CEUs), which then can be translated to academic credit or used to sustain certifications. Trumpf, a provider of fabricating machinery, recently had its training programs certified by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training after a comprehensive authorization procedure.
Each year, according to Trumpf officials, the company conducts more than 200 product training courses on topics such as flatsheet laser cutting, punching, bending and welding.
For more, visit www.us.trumpf.com
Metals Service Center Institute Gains Members
Tuesday, October 26, 2004
Owing to the success of its year-long recruiting campaign, the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) has added 41 new member companies. Since May, eight Active service-center companies, three Associate metals-producing companies, one Affiliate and one International Associate company have joined.
For more, visit www.msci.org