GlobalSpec Announces Partnership with McGraw-Hill Professional

Relationship Adds Engineering and Technical Definitions from
McGraw Hill-Professional's Digital Engineering Library to GlobalSpec

TROY, NY - (Business Wire) - 7/31/07 - GlobalSpec (www.globalspec.com), the leading specialized search engine, information resource and e-publishing company for the engineering, industrial and technical communities, today announced a partnership with McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global provider of business, medical, education, technical and consumer information and guidance.

GlobalSpec's 3.8 million monthly visitors will now have access to more than 17,000 copyrighted definitions from McGraw-Hill Professional’s new Digital Engineering Library. Engineering, technical and industrial professionals who visit the GlobalSpec "Definitions" page, located at http://www.globalspec.com/definitions, can find comprehensive definitions in a variety of disciplines, including chemical engineering, design engineering, electronics, mechanics, systems engineering and thermodynamics.

"The addition of McGraw-Hill Professional's content offers value to engineers, scientists and anyone seeking concise, relevant information about highly technical topics," said Bruce Bergwall, senior director of business development for GlobalSpec. "Our visitors will benefit from even more resources to find the information they need, in less time and with less searching, further positioning GlobalSpec as the place for engineering, technical and industrial professionals."

"McGraw-Hill Professional is committed to providing individuals with the information and resources needed to excel in their business endeavors," said Scott Rogers, Vice President of New Business Development for McGraw-Hill Professional. "This partnership allows us to embed our proprietary content in our customer's workflow as they use GlobalSpec in their daily tasks."

About McGraw-Hill Professional
McGraw-Hill Professional is a leading provider of engineering information and provides the engineering community with authoritative reference in print and on demand through The McGraw-Hill Digital Engineering Library (www.DigitalEngineeringLibrary.com).

McGraw-Hill Professional is a unit of McGraw-Hill Education, a leading global provider of instructional, assessment and reference solutions that empower professionals and students of all ages. McGraw-Hill Education, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, has offices in 33 countries and publishes in more than 40 languages. Additional information can be found at http://www.mhprofessional.com or http://www.mheducation.com.

About GlobalSpec, Inc.
GlobalSpec, Inc. is the leading specialized vertical search, information services and e-publishing company serving the engineering, technical and industrial communities. GlobalSpec users benefit from domain-expert search engines, a broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content and over 59 product-specific e-newsletters – helping them search for and locate products and services, learn about suppliers and access comprehensive technical content. SpecSearch®, GlobalSpec's trademarked search technology, allows users to search by specification more than 176 million parts in 2,200,000 product families from more than 21,000 supplier catalogs. For suppliers, GlobalSpec offers highly filtered sales and marketing opportunities, product promotion and brand advertising platforms, and a wide range of e-media advertising and marketing solutions.

GlobalSpec, SpecSearch, The Engineering Search Engine and The Engineering Web are registered trademarks of GlobalSpec, Inc.

GlobalSpec's Web site traffic is audited and validated by BPA Worldwide Interactive. Read the latest BPA Worldwide Interactive Audit statement at http://www.globalspec.com/MediaKit/BPA.

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