30 July 2010
Experlogix Wins Strategic Deals
Husky Injection Molding, e5 Global Media and Wausau Financial Systems Select Experlogix Product Configurator Solution
SANTA BARBARA, CA, - July 30, 2010 - Experlogix, Inc., the leading developer of sales and manufacturing configurators for Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP, today announced it has landed three significant new deals: Husky Injection Molding Systems (Bolton, ON), e5 Global Media (New York, NY) and Wausau Financial Systems (Mosinee, WI).
Husky Injection Molding Systems is the world's largest brand name supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry. With one of the broadest product lines in the industry, Husky equipment is used to manufacture a wide range of plastic products such as bottles and caps for beverages, containers for food, medical components and consumer electronic parts. The company has more than 40 service and sales offices, supporting customers in more than 100 countries.
After a comprehensive investigation of configure/price/quote (CPQ) software vendors, Husky selected Experlogix to replace their current pricing and configuration tools for their sales team. The Husky CPQ evaluation team chose Experlogix as the vendor that was the best match for their complex quoting and pricing needs along with its proven, certified integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Husky plans to deploy Experlogix to hundreds of its sales representatives across the globe.
e5 Global Media is a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including: Music (Billboard and its related conferences and events, including The Billboard Latin Music Awards), Film (The Hollywood Reporter, Backstage, ShoWest, ShowEast, Cineasia, and Cinema Expo International); and Advertising & Marketing (Adweek, Mediaweek, Brandweek, Adweek Conferences, and The Clio Awards). Experlogix will help e5 Global Media's digital sales associates create complex advertising proposals within Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
WAUSAU Financial Systems (WFS) is a premier provider of payment and receivables processing solutions, helping businesses of all types move money faster. With its products, services and consulting, WFS works with customers to speed check processing, electronic presentment, ACH payments, transaction processing, distributed capture and enterprise content management. WFS holds the No. 1 market share position in retail and wholesale remittance processing solutions. WFS processes more than $1 trillion in payments each year through its work with more than 650 organizations, and maintains more than 30 percent of all U.S. lockbox volume. The company works with 13 of the 25 largest financial institutions, 42 percent of insurance companies with more than 5 million customers and 24 percent of utilities with more than 100,000 customers.
After reviewing several configurator options, WFS turned to Experlogix to replace their internally developed configuration tool to enable fast, accurate proposal generation from Dynamics CRM for WFS software products, services and upgrades.
"We are thrilled to have been selected by these large, market-leading organizations to streamline their quote-to-order processes," says Jeff Holway, vice president sales and marketing of Experlogix. In just over three years, Experlogix has acquired more than 200 Microsoft Dynamics customers and several thousand end users across many industries globally. Recognized by the Dynamics community as the "go-to" configurator solution, Experlogix was elevated to a managed ISV status within Microsoft in 2009. "While acquiring a high number of customers in a relatively short time period is exciting, we are even more pleased with the levels of customer loyalty and satisfaction as shown with our 98 percent maintenance renewal rate," adds Holway.
Experlogix, founded in 1997, is a Microsoft Gold Certified product configurator developer dedicated to providing fully integrated quote and order automation solutions for the Microsoft Dynamics platform. Available via the web or offline, Experlogix Configurators deliver the scalability and flexibility needed to handle virtually any complex quote and order requirement at a low total cost of ownership. More than 750 companies worldwide in a variety of industries rely on Experlogix. For more information, visit www.experlogix.com.