GlobalSpec Announces New Partnership with Interference Technology

EMC Engineers to Benefit from Part Number Search Functionality

Troy, NY – (Business Wire) – 12/19/2007 – 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 new relationship with InterferenceTechnology.com, the official Web site of ITEM Publications and an information source for engineering professionals dealing with interference problems, preventing EMI (electromagnetic interference) and achieving EMC (electromagnetic compatibility).

As a result of this relationship, visitors to Interference Technology (www.interferencetechnology.com) will benefit from direct access to PartFinder, GlobalSpec's part number search functionality, containing millions of part numbers specific to job tasks performed by engineering, industrial and technical professionals. PartFinder allows users who are searching for a specific part for uses such as re-ordering parts, placing new orders, ordering replacement parts, or seeking a second source for parts to easily find the items they need. Users can search by a number of different criteria, including part number, manufacturer name, distributor name, or description. Users have access to PartFinder at no cost.

"We are delighted to work with Interference Technology," said Bruce Bergwall, senior director of business development for GlobalSpec. "This partnership solidifies GlobalSpec's position as a leading provider of unique, hard-to-find and specialized part number information to these engineering professionals."

"For more than 30 years, ITEM Publications has been providing its readers with technical information vital to their work processes," said Graham Killshaw, executive publisher, Interference Technology. "This partnership with GlobalSpec allows us to provide visitors to the Interference Technology site with greater added value, fulfilling our mission of delivering key relevant information to the EMC engineer."

About Interference Technology
Interference Technology’s EMC Directory & Design Guide, EMC Symposium Guide, and EMC Test & Design Guide are published annually by ITEM Publications, primarily for electrical and electronics engineers and related technical people in the electromagnetic compatibility community.

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-centric 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 180 million parts in 2,300,000 product families from more than 22,000 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.

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