Stephen Ninnes established MEX in 1993, and this year marks the company's 30th anniversary in the Maintenance Management industry. Over the past three decades, MEX has become Australia's top Computerised Maintenance Management System and a leading provider of Maintenance Software.
Throughout the years, MEX has achieved many milestones and developed a powerful software package that has benefited countless customers. We have accomplished a lot during our first 30 years and have created a very powerful software package which has helped an immense number of customers over the years.
Over three decades, MEX has undergone a remarkable transformation, becoming Australia's Premier CMMS through continuous innovation and excellence.
Discover How MEX Transformed Into Today's Leading Solution!
In August of 1993, MEX was born as an Access-based product.
With both the front-end and database running on Microsoft's Access platform. At the time, Microsoft Access was the go-to database program, thanks to its user-friendliness and versatility in organizing small data sets. As such, it was the ideal launching platform for MEX, and the subsequent versions that followed, as it evolved into a powerful CMMS solution.
After some initial development, MEX officially released its first version, MEX V6, which laid the foundation for the subsequent Access-based versions that were rolled out over the next few years.
MEX 11 marked the end of an era as it became the final Microsoft Access-based version. Over the next few years, MEX continued to roll out a few builds to bridge the transition to a new platform, paving the way for a more powerful and scalable CMMS solution.
With the release of MEX Version 12, MEX showcased its migration to .Net and SQL, leveraging the robust capabilities of Microsoft SQL that had become a standard in the technology world. This upgrade allowed MEX to handle a larger set of features with ease.
With 12,000 users and 2,000 companies across various industries, MEX CMMS has become more versatile than ever before. Despite this growth, MEX remains committed to its core principles of simplicity and practicality.
The release of MEX Version 15 reflects this dedication, as it is arguably the best version to date. As the maintenance industry continues to evolve, MEX CMMS is poised to grow and adapt, while staying true to its trusted brand.
MEX Celebrates 25 Years of growth in the maintenance management industry.
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With version 74 of MEX 15 we released a new administraion tool called Edit Mode, Edit mode allows you to manage security within the software and customise the whole system to suit your needs.
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Introducing Steve, the visionary founder and father of MEX. With an unwavering belief in seizing opportunities, Steve established MEX 30 years ago, shaping it into a remarkable success story. His commonsense approach and infectious enthusiasm drive the MEX brand forward, revolutionizing maintenance management for companies across Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific, and beyond. Steve's passion and leadership have made MEX synonymous with simplicity, empowering businesses worldwide to streamline their maintenance processes.
Meet Matt Ward, the charismatic CEO of MEX. With vast sales experience spanning TV, commercial, and software industries, Matt is a true virtuoso. Over 22 years, he's been instrumental in building and nurturing relationships with long-term customers. Matt's pivotal role in shaping MEX's stellar reputation is unmatched, and his dedication to forging new connections remains unwavering. With his passionate sales team, Matt propels MEX's resounding success, ensuring ongoing growth and prosperity.
Enter Kirsty, the vibrant HR, Training, and Office Manager at MEX. With a remarkable 20-year tenure, Kirsty keeps the team cohesive and spirited. From lively end-of-month drinks to unforgettable celebrations, she ensures every employee feels valued and included. Kirsty leads the training charge, transitioning to online programs, empowering customers with essential skills. With her infectious enthusiasm and unwavering team support, Kirsty fosters a dynamic and knowledgeable workforce at MEX.
Say Hello to Buzz! MEX's R&D and Hosting Manager. Celebrating 20 years at MEX this year, Buzz is the go-to senior programmer, adept at finding solutions. He leads the development team, ensuring seamless operation across platforms and thorough testing. Buzz is also spearheading the development of MEX's Version 16 and managing the hosting platform on Azure, keeping over 800 customers online with his team of cloud architects.
Introducing Paul, aka Faunty, our talented Marketing, IT, and Support Manager here at MEX. With 14 years of dedicated service, Faunty excels as the driving force behind our marketing initiatives, ensuring MEX's online presence shines bright. His exceptional talent-spotting abilities have nurtured countless individuals to excel across departments and companies. With his team of IT experts, Faunty keeps MEX at the forefront of technology, ensuring seamless operations that empower our customers.
Greg, the seasoned leader of MEX's engineering team, brings vast experience in telecommunication, engineering, database, and software design. His expertise drives customizations, integrations, and new enhancements. With 20 years of tenure, Greg effortlessly manages sales meetings and engineering requirements, fostering seamless coordination. His invaluable SQL skills generate multiple solutions to challenges. Leading a talented team of programmers, analysts, and engineers, Greg's insightful leadership propels MEX's innovation and technical excellence.