Press Release

The Gates Corporation Selects PROS Big Data Applications to Improve Sales Effectiveness

HOUSTON, April 23, 2013 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced The Gates Corporation has chosen PROS big data applications to support sales effectiveness and rebate management for its automotive and industrial replacement markets in Europe and the United States. The transaction was closed in the first quarter of 2013. 

Gates, headquartered in Denver, is a global, diversified industrial company and engineering leader, committed to advancing the science of motion performance. The company serves five key global business segments: oil & gas, construction, fleet, automotive and manufacturing. With more than 14,000 employees, The Gates Corporation operates in 30 countries and 106 locations.

“With the level of complexity in our business, our goal is to equip our sales teams with better data so they’re able to better serve our customers,” said Gates COO Al Power. “Following an extensive review, we selected PROS based on the maturity of its solutions, its ease of use, experience in our end markets and its commitment to customer success.” 

“Companies around the world are gaining transformational advantages as they use their own big data to sell more effectively,” said PROS President and Chief Executive Officer Andres Reiner. “With PROS, companies can uncover insights about their customers’ buying patterns and preferences based on real-time data science and analytics. Sales teams are able to confidently tailor transactions and industry rebates for individual customers, with distinct competitive benefits. We appreciate the confidence The Gates Corporation places in PROS and look forward to a successful partnership.”

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