Cuisine Solutions CFO to Highlight Benefits of Plex Online at Food Manufacturing & Automation Conference

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Ronald Zilkowski, CFO of Cuisine Solutions, Inc., presents how Plex Online provides tracking and traceability functionality that is critical in the food manufacturing business.

Plex Systems, Inc., provider of Plex Online software for manufacturers, today announced that Ronald Zilkowski, CFO of Cuisine Solutions, Inc. will serve as the kick-off presenter at the upcoming Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference at the Ritz Carlton in Sarasota, Florida. Zilkowski will discuss how an integrated systems solution provider such as Plex Systems can provide the tracking and traceability functionality that is so critical in the food manufacturing business today.

Cuisine Solutions is a leading global manufacturer of frozen entrees and sauces, known for inventing and perfecting the revolutionary "sous-vide" (under vacuum) cooking technique that leads to improved taste, texture, and color in food products. By 2007, the company's IT systems and reporting processes had become outdated and it needed a systems overhaul along with improved tracking capabilities. Over the next several months, Cuisine Solutions implemented Plex Systems' software as a service (SaaS) solution, Plex Online, as its new manufacturing system, and has been enjoying the benefits of an integrated system ever since.

Zilkowski will highlight those benefits during his presentation, "Bringing Clarity to Operations Through Track and Trace," scheduled for 9:15 a.m. on April 27, immediately following the keynote address on the first day of the three-day Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference. He will focus on how Plex Online has enabled Cuisine Solutions to streamline operations and improve its tracking and traceability.

Plex Systems is exhibiting at booth #202 at the Food Automation & Manufacturing Expo, which runs alongside the conference. Those interested in attending the conference and/or expo can register at the event web site: http://www.bnpevents.com/FE/FAM/

About Cuisine Solutions
Cuisine Solutions, Inc. (AMEX:FZN) develops, produces and markets premium, fully cooked, frozen entrees and sauces for the banquet, airline, passenger rail service, retail, military and restaurant industries. The company employs more than 300 workers and corporate staff in its plant and office in Alexandria, Virginia and its two plants in France and is also part-owner of a plant in Chile. It produces about 200,000 pounds of product weekly in the United States alone, and offers more than 400 products. Cuisine Solutions is best known for having pioneered the "sous-vide" (under vacuum) cooking process through which food and sauces are cooked at low temperatures under vacuum seal, immersed in water for long periods. This revolutionary cooking method results in a 50 percent better holding time and a moister entrée with precise taste, texture and color. For more information about Cuisine Solutions, visit http://www.cuisinesolutions.com.

About Plex Systems, Inc.
Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a software as a service (SaaS) solution for manufacturers. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within manufacturers, including Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Quality Management Systems (QMS) for the shop floor, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for sales and marketing, Supply Chain Management (SCM) for procurement, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for finance and management. Plex Online's fully-integrated model delivers a "shop floor to top floor" view of a manufacturer's operations, enabling management to run their business at maximum efficiency. Founded in 1995 as Plexus Systems, Inc., the company is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with customers around the globe. More information is online at http://www.plex.com.

Plex Systems and Plex Online are trademarks of Plex Systems, Inc.

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