GlobalSpec Announces Launch of Additional Newsletters

User Demand Leads to Introduction of Three Vertical Newsletters

TROY, NY – (BUSINESS WIRE) – 5/10/05 – GlobalSpec, the leading specialized search engine and online community for engineers and technical buyers, today announced the addition of three additional newsletters to its publication roster.

ElectroBytes, MechNews and MotionControl Catalyst, launched in March, join the search engine’s popular e-newsletter, Techs and Specs. Since its introduction in 2000, Techs and Specs has grown to a circulation of more than 450,000 readers, the largest readership in the engineering industry. A 2004 survey of GlobalSpec's registered users revealed a high interest level in receiving product-focused, specialized newsletters. As a result, GlobalSpec has introduced three newsletters offering up-to-date information on new products, technologies, manufacturer highlights, industry trends and more.

ElectroBytes a monthly digest with more than 50,000 subscribers targeting technical professionals specifically interested in electronics, sensors and test & measurement

MechNews a monthly newsletter with more than 45,000 subscribers featuring news, case studies, new products and practical day-to-day information focused on mechanical components, including bearings, fasteners, clutches, brakes and more

MotionControl Catalyst a monthly transmittal to more than 40,000 subscribers interested in news and information on motion control and power transmission

Jeff Killeen, Chairman and CEO of GlobalSpec, said "GlobalSpec has the largest and fastest growing e-newsletter audience in the engineering world. Our readers and users encouraged us to develop additional vertical newsletters, which drove us to create these three new products for the electronics, mechanical components and motion control industries. E-newsletter publishing allows us to truly meet the needs of the internet-savvy engineering and technical buying audience with targeted, high-frequency and expert-content e-mail publications."

About GlobalSpec, Inc.
GlobalSpec is the leading specialized search engine for the engineering community. Engineers and technical buyers regularly use GlobalSpec's trademarked search technology, SpecSearch®, to search by specification more than 79 million parts in 1,200,000 product families from more than 14,000 supplier catalogs. GlobalSpec also provides access to The Engineering Web — more than 200 million pages of highly-organized, filtered technical content including products, services, standards, patents, materials properties, designs, application notes and proprietary content unavailable on other search engines. Suppliers representing their products and services on GlobalSpec gain a comprehensive marketing program designed to promote their brand and generate, track and manage highly-qualified sales leads. Information about GlobalSpec can be found at www.globalspec.com.

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

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