Particle Measuring Systems Deploys BigMachines to Automate Sales Processes

Leader in high performance instrumentation improves sales efficiency by implementing BigMachines' configurator and proposal solution with eLogic Group

Chicago, IL - March 19, 2008 - BigMachines, Inc., the leading provider of on-demand configuration and proposal software, announced today that Particle Measuring Systems has successfully deployed BigMachines' Configure, Price, Propose (CPP) solution. The CPP implementation, led by eLogic Group has streamlined the front-end selling process and is fully integrated with BigMachines CPP application, coupled with eLogic Group's process expertise, has significantly improved the sales team's cycle times and ensured the delivery of accurate and professional proposals in a timely manner. Particle Measuring Systems and their customers have benefited from the CPP implementation.

"eLogic Group and BigMachines have provided a great step forward to ensure our solutions are consistently quoted quickly and accurately, providing a professional presentation to the marketplace and has enabled us to retire a legacy quoting tool that was difficult to maintain. The tight integration with also provides a detailed, real-time view of our sales pipeline," said Sandy Hutchison, Director of Sales Operations at Particle Measuring Systems.

"Our process knowledge and implementation methodology paired with BigMachines leading technology has helped a wide variety of customers improve their ability to configure and sell complex products. We're excited to add Particle Measuring Systems to our growing installed base of reference customers including leaders such as SPX Corporation, Conair Group, and Thermo Fisher Scientific," said Tom Erdle, principle and co-founder of eLogic Group.

Godard Abel, CEO of BigMachines, added, "We are delighted that Particle Measuring Systems has joined our growing list of successful high tech customers. Our latest v8.0 release provides a host of new features and continual performance improvements to help drive ROI muc faster for our customers. Every successful deployment provides more resources to continue enhancing the products and services we deliver to our customers."

About Particle Measuring Systems
Particle Measuring Systems has 35 years as the industry leader in particle monitoring and microcontamination control. Particle Measuring Systems combines high-performance instrumentation with unrivaled application expertise to solve the problems of pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and other high tech manufacturers. Visit for more information.

About eLogic Group
eLogic provides full-service business solutions for engineered equipment manufacturers to simplify and automate core business processes. Their organization, methodologies and tools are tailored to enable a rapid and efficient adoption of proven breakthrough practices in quote and order simplification/automation. eLogic brings specialized expertise in sales channel, product, information technology and change management needed to tackle the most complex engineered product environments. By leveraging industry best practices and high performance change management practices, eLogic can guarantee dramatic improvements in productivity, cycle-time and quality - along with improved customer satisfaction. Please visit

About BigMachines, Inc. and BigMachines AG
BigMachines is the leading provider of on-demand configurator, quoting, and proposal software, helping companies empower their sales teams and channels. BigMachines Lean Front-End (LFE) solution streamlines selling processes from customer inquiry to order, and captures an organization's tribal knowledge to provide online product selection, configuration, quoting, and ordering capabilities. BigMachines provides extensive reporting capabilities to analyze sales activities and easily integrates to existing ERP, CAD, and CRM systems, including those from, 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. For more information, visit

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