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Drake to Implement PLEX ERP System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/21/2017
Contact- Name: Joe Corace
Organization: Drake Enterprises Inc.
Phone Number: 248-765-6945
Email: jcorace@drakeent.com

Drake to Implement PLEX ERP System

Clinton Township, MI.

Drake Enterprises a leading-edge auto and heavy truck torque transferring product supplier to Fiat Chrysler, Eaton and BMW, today announced it will be implementing its new ERP system in partnership with PLEX Systems.

Founded in 1995, Plex is the Manufacturing Cloud, delivering industry-leading ERP and manufacturing automation to more than 550 companies including American Axle and Fisher industries. Plex pioneered cloud solutions for the shop floor, connecting suppliers, machines, people, systems and customers with capabilities that are easy to configure, deliver continuous innovation and reduce IT costs. With insight that starts on the production line, Plex will help us see and understand every aspect of our business ecosystems, enabling us to lead in an ever-changing market.

“We’re pleased to be implementing the PLEX system here at Drake” states Drake’s IT Director Jason Beneteau, “as the Plex solution includes everything a manufacturing company needs”. Corporate Controller, Kevin Cran echoes this sentiment and notes that “We anticipate seeing measurable cost savings with Plex that will allow us to be even more competitive in our markets”.
Drake will begin full implementation shortly and will go live with the new system in the first quarter of 2018. Headquartered in Clinton Township Mi., Drake has been in business over 65 years, and is planning for significant growth in the years to come.

Drake Enterprises was recently recognized by Chrysler as a role model supplier achieving “Perfect Quality” as measured by their quality matrix. Drake is currently one of the top suppliers of high quality transmission components for FCA’s Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wrangler and Pacifica Hybrid vehicles.

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Drake Engages CT Charlton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/1/2017
Contact- Name: Joe Corace
Organization: Drake Enterprises Inc.
Phone Number: 248-765-6945
Email: jcorace@drakeent.com

Drake Engages CT Charlton, Sales Representative

Clinton Township, MI.

Drake Enterprises is pleased to announce that they are partnering with the CT Charlton Group to enhance their sales presence and brand exposure in key global markets.

Founded in 1978, the Charlton Group is a privately held company that has developed strong and lasting relationships with Suppliers and clients in all areas of the Automotive, Defense, Aerospace and Agriculture industries, The Group has generated billions of US dollars for companies they represent.

Headquarted in St. Clair Shores, Mi., the Charlton Group has offices throughout North America (Ohio, Illinois, Alabama, Washington and Mexico) and Internationally in Japan, Korea, China, India, Brazil and Germany.

“We think Charlton’s solid history in the industry will be a major asset to Drake”, says Nathan Stemple, President. “Charlton’s relationships and brand building experience will help improve Drake’s and will complement our family oriented business”.

Drake is a leading-edge torque transferring parts supplier to Fiat Chrysler, Eaton, and BMW. Headquarted in Clinton Township Mi. Drake, has been in business over 65 years, and is planning for significant growth in the years to come.

Drake Enterprises was recently recognized by Chrysler as a role model supplier achieving “Perfect Quality” as measured by their quality matrix. Drake Enterprises is currently one of the top suppliers of high quality transmission components for FCA’s Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wrangler and Pacifica Hybrid vehicles.

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