Russell Sigler Selects Adonix X3 To Manage Distribution

Multi-site agreement extends long-term relationship

Multi-site agreement extends long-term relationship

Pittsburgh, PA  July 30, 2003  Adonix, a provider of enterprise management solutions to mid-market companies, announced yesterday it has signed a major agreement with Russell Sigler, Inc. ( to implement the Adonix X3 Distribution suite. The software will provide a completely integrated enterprise system to manage the company's multi-site wholesale distribution operations.

Founded in 1950, Russell Sigler, Inc. has become a leader in the HVAC industry, operating 10 locations in six cities throughout the southwest United States. Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, the company provides air conditioning contractors with all the necessary equipment, parts and supplies for installing and maintaining quality air conditioning systems, including the Carrier and Bryant product lines. On the Arizona Corporate Excellence Private 100 list (formally Arthur Anderson Top 100) since its inception, the company has achieved annual revenues surpassing $100 million.

"After evaluating a number of distribution packages, we felt that Adonix X3 had the best balance of functionality, advanced technology, service and price," said Jack Sigler, VP of Information Systems for Russell Sigler, Inc. "The system will extend our information technology capabilities and provide us with greater efficiencies in servicing our customers."

Adonix X3 Distribution is a complete enterprise solution designed to meet the needs of wholesale distributors and the distribution arms of manufacturers. The system provides advanced capabilities in customer order fulfillment, CRM, warehousing, data collection, inventory control, procurement and financial management.

Russell Sigler, Inc. has been utilizing Adonix' legacy TOLAS distribution system since the late 1980's. "We are excited that Russell Sigler, Inc. is extending our long-term partnership as their distribution software provider," said Alex Attal, Adonix CEO. "The decision validates our value proposition to customers by offering a new generation product as a natural evolution from their legacy business systems."