United States of America Sundyne Corporation to automate sales processes with BigMachines Lean Front End

Dec. 03, 2007
United States of America

Global manufacturer of pumps and compressors to implement quote, configurator, and proposal solution across multiple sales channels, integrated with Oracle’s JD Edwards

Chicago, IL – December 4, 2007 – BigMachines, Inc., a provider of Web-based configuration and quoting software for companies who sell complex products, announced today that Sundyne Corporation, a global manufacturer of industrial pumps and compressors, has selected BigMachines’ Lean Front-End® (LFE) solution to streamline and modernize its front-end sizing and selling processes. BigMachines’ LFE will enable Sundyne’s channel partners and internal sales teams to generate faster quotes and orders through integration with the company's JD Edwards ERP system. Sundyne is a subsidiary of Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. [NYSE:UTX].

Sundyne Corporation designs, manufactures and services highly reliable industrial pump and compressor products to serve worldwide hydrocarbon and chemical processing industries, pulp and paper production, power generation, and food and beverage processing businesses.

“We are excited to consolidate several independent product sizing programs into a single Web-based global quote and order management system across all of our product lines,” said Jeff Wiemelt, vice president and general manager for Sundyne. “We will increase our customer service resulting in top line growth with the new Sundyne sizing and selling tool.”

“BigMachines’ proven success at driving inquiry-to-order process improvements will help us drive our competitive excellence initiatives deeper into our sales process resulting in higher quality of service for our global customers,” said Shawn Olson, Sundyne Corp.’s business unit manager for pumps.

“We are delighted that Sundyne selected our product- and we look forward to helping them drive a rapid ROI with our latest v8.0 release,” said Godard Abel, CEO of BigMachines. “The selection of the BigMachines Lean Front-End® will enable them to have global visibility to their quote and order processes across sales channels, and to utilize more real-time information to respond faster to the marketplace.”

About Sundyne Corp.
Headquartered in Arvada, Colo., Sundyne Corp. is a leading global manufacturer of engineered pumps and compressors serving process industries worldwide. Additional information can be found at www.sundyne.com. Hamilton Sundstrand, headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn., employs approximately 18,000 people worldwide and had 2006 revenues of $5 billion. Among the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.

About BigMachines, Inc. and BigMachines AG
BigMachines, Inc. incorporated in 2000, provides on-demand configurator, quoting, and proposal software that helps leading companies empower their sales teams and channels. BigMachines Lean Front-End® (LFE) solution digitizes tribal knowledge and streamlines configuration, pricing, quoting, proposal generation, and order management. BigMachines provides extensive reporting capabilities to analyze sales activities and easily integrates to existing ERP, CAD, and CRM systems including those from Salesforce.com, Siebel CRM On-Demand, Oracle and SAP. BigMachines rapidly growing customer base includes global leaders such as Kodak GCG, Siemens, Ingersoll Rand, NTT Communications, as well as innovative growth companies such as ShoreTel and Aruba Networks. Visit www.bigmachines.com.

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