Pylon Manufacturing Corporation Turns to Planalytics for a Clearer View of Weather’s Impact on Wiper Blade Demand

WAYNE, PA – January 7, 2010 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Planalytics Inc. announced today that Pylon Manufacturing Corporation, a leading marketer of wiper blades for the automotive aftermarket, has subscribed to its Business Weather Intelligence® Platform. Pylon is utilizing Planalytics’ Consumer Insights(SM) service to analyze and project weather’s impact on wiper blade demand on a weekly basis for locations across the U.S. and Canada.

“Weather has a very direct impact on our business. Rain, snow and ice weather events drive significant regional demand for replacement wiper blades,” said Matt Broderick, V.P. Sales and Marketing for Pylon. “With Planalytics’ weather-driven demand information we are able to more effectively service our retail customers with meaningful supply solutions before bad weather hits.”

Planalytics’ weather-driven demand forecasts identify when, where and how much weather will influence demand for specific products, enabling clients to effectively align inventories with sales opportunities in individual regions or markets.

About Pylon Manufacturing Corporation

Pylon Manufacturing Corporation is a leading automotive aftermarket supplier with nearly 40 years of experience, specializing in the design, engineering, manufacture and marketing of wiper blades. Located in Deerfield Beach, Florida, Pylon is an ISO 9001-certified division of the Qualitor, Inc. family of automotive companies. Pylon is the exclusive licensee responsible for the manufacture and marketing of the Michelin and DuPont lines of premium wiper blades throughout North America.

About Planalytics Inc.

Planalytics Inc. is the singular global source of Business Weather Intelligence — the actionable information companies need to understand and optimize the impact of weather on their business. Powered by an unparalleled database of weather’s financial and volumetric impacts, proprietary forecasting technologies and market-specific expertise, Planalytics’ Business Weather Intelligence is essential to any company, in any industry, looking to effectively shape strategies, pinpoint opportunities and make more profitable decisions. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Planalytics Inc.