Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 23, 2008
TDCI, Inc. (TDCI), a leading enterprise software solution provider, announced today that DRI-STEEM Corporation (DRI-STEEM), a leading manufacturer of industrial and commercial humidification systems, has selected TDCI's BuyDesign Guided Selling and Configuration software to provide enhanced web-based system specification capabilities for HVAC engineers as well as streamlined web-based quoting capabilities for the company's network of manufacturer's representatives. Together, these capabilities will support a collaborative design-to-order process. DRI-STEEM will also utilize the BuyDesign Product Configurator integrated with the company's Infor ERP SyteLine business system to enhance the order entry process.
BuyDesign is a comprehensive guided selling and configuration solution developed to streamline the sales process for customized products. BuyDesign helps companies that manufacture products with a wide range of features, options, and dimensions increase sales by becoming 'easy to do business with' while at the same time helping them improve profitability by reducing order processing time, cost, and errors.
"DRI-STEEM is excited about the new opportunity created with the TDCI Configurator and Channel Sales software tools," said Scott Lipinoga, DRI-STEEM Manager of Management Information Systems. "In the coming year, we can consolidate various configurator tools and provide a centrally managed solution for our employees, our manufacturers' representative network, and the design engineering community. With this in place, we will be able to more easily capture, manage, and share configuration information across these various sales channels and customers."
"We're excited to be working with DRI-STEEM," added Dan DeMuth, TDCI President. "Many companies in the HVAC industry have developed a variety of different configuration tools for use in various stages of the system specification, quoting, and ordering process. The DRI-STEEM project is a good example of the opportunity HVAC manufacturers have to simplify their environment by utilizing a single configurator such as BuyDesign across multiple applications."
DRI-STEEM (http://www.dristeem.com) designs and manufactures humidification systems to meet unique humidification requirements in commercial, health care, industrial, and process-critical applications. Offering a complete line of humidifiers, dispersion systems, and microprocessors, DRI-STEEM humidification systems can perform virtually any conceivable function needed for accurate, non-interruptible relative humidity control. With headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, DRI-STEEM sells through a network of over 600 manufacturer's representatives around the world.
About TDCI and BuyDesign:
TDCI (http://www.tdci.com) is an enterprise solution provider that specializes in helping manufacturers and their distributors streamline the buying process for customized products. TDCI's BuyDesign® software is a comprehensive guided selling and configuration solution developed to help companies increase sales by becoming 'easy to do business with' while improving profitability by reducing order processing time, cost, and errors. BuyDesign provides modular components for guided product selection and configuration, product visualization, quoting and ordering, drawing generation, and status inquiry. It also includes applications for front-end specification capture from within popular design products such as AutoCAD and others.