Plexus Systems Secures Markit Strategies & PR as Agency of Record for Second Year

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Canton, Michigan-based marketing communications and public relations agency, Markit Strategies and PR, LLC announced today it has been named agency of record for Plexus Systems, Inc. in Auburn Hills, Mich. for the second year. Plexus (http://www.plex.com) renewed its contract with Markit Strategies early this year after a successful partnership in 2006.

Canton, Michigan-based marketing communications and public relations agency, Markit Strategies and PR, LLC announced today it has been named agency of record for Plexus Systems, Inc. in Auburn Hills, Mich. for the second year. Plexus (http://www.plex.com) renewed its contract with Markit Strategies early this year after a successful partnership in 2006. The 12-year old software-as-a-service firm just released record earnings, posting a 53% growth in 2006. Plexus Systems is the provider of the on demand manufacturing performance system Plexus Online, combining the capabilities of enterprise resource planning (ERP), manufacturing execution systems (MES), quality management, customer relationship management (CRM), shop floor integration, and more.

"Markit Strategies and PR has helped increase the awareness of Plexus Systems in the manufacturing community and the technology industry," stated Patrick Fetterman, vice president of marketing for Plexus. "The Markit Strategies team has been integral to the success of Plexus over the past 14 months."

Plexus relies on Markit Strategies and PR to help with media relations, analyst relations, and general marketing communication activities. The agency is led by 17-year marketing veteran Peggy Fenwick. The Plexus account team includes Fenwick, Julie Rogier, and Julie Metea. Markit Strategies is an integrated strategic marketing and public relations firm servicing a wide range of industries with marketing, business development, communications, and media relations program development.

About Markit Strategies & PR, LLC

Markit Strategies and PR, founded in early 2005, assists many automotive, technology, and professional services companies and organizations with strategic market development, planning, web and collateral development, press release writing and establishing productive relationships with the media. For more information, visit http://www.markitstrategiesandpr.com.

About Plexus Systems, Inc.

Since 1995, Plexus Systems, Inc. (Auburn Hills, MI) has maintained a singular vision -- to drive significant cost, quality and productivity improvements for manufacturers, from the shop floor to the top floor. Plexus Onlineā„¢ is a true on demand manufacturing performance system, delivering a powerful, real-time interface to integrate and manage the total manufacturing enterprise. Plexus Systems originated internally at a manufacturing company, and was designed to resolve quality challenges, including production, distribution and global supply chains management issues. Today, Plexus Online also enables businesses to manage other top priorities, such as accounting, compliance and human resources. Plexus Systems serves a cross section of manufacturing industries (OEM and suppliers), particularly automotive, defense, medical device and aerospace companies headquartered in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

Plexus Systems has partnered with Apax Partners (http://www.apax.com), one of the world's leading global private equity groups, to drive global expansion and further strengthen the company's products, services and market position. Apax Partners operates across the US, Europe and Asia and has more than $20 billion in funds under management and advice.

Visit http://www.plex.com for more information.

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