Leading manufacturer of industrial gases and specialty chemicals chooses salesforce.com to help deliver increased value to customers
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — August 29, 2005 — Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the technology and market leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), today announced that Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial gases and specialty chemicals, has chosen salesforce.com as its enterprise-wide CRM solution. Air Products' sales and marketing teams worldwide are implementing salesforce.com applications to enhance sales processes, track customer interactions, and coordinate campaigns across multiple businesses. This will allow Air Products to provide more value to their customers by identifying new offerings, responding to customers needs more quickly, and consistently demonstrating sales and operational excellence.
"We're very impressed with the leading edge capabilities of salesforce.com's on-demand products," said Doug Timmel, Sales Process Manager of Air Products. "Salesforce.com's product suite offered the fastest deployment time available. In addition, Air Products' sales teams are happy with the combination of salesforce.com's intuitive, easy-to-use interface and comprehensive tracking and reporting capability. Numerous alternate approaches and vendors were considered, but we are very pleased with the functionality, support and upgrades that salesforce.com has given us. Using salesforce.com, as our sales force automation solution, enhances our ability to deliver the Air Products difference to our customers every day."
Air Products is using salesforce.com to directly map to its unique products, services and sales planning strategies. Representing a major breakthrough beyond cookie-cutter vertical solutions, salesforce.com enables ordinary business users to easily, and successfully address their needs through a simple point-and-click interface. Air Products is leveraging the salesforce.com on-demand suite including Salesforce, Supportforce and Customforce.
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