GlobalSpec’s SpecSearch® Eclipses 100 Million Searchable Specifications
Trademarked Search Technology Now Includes Specs from More than
17,500 Supplier Catalogs, Offering Users a Complete Experience
TROY, NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE) – 3/22/06 – GlobalSpec (www.globalspec.com), the leading specialized search engine and information resource for the engineering, industrial and technical communities, today announced that its SpecSearch® parametrically searchable database now contains more than 100 million specifications, the largest database of specification-searchable catalogs in the industry. GlobalSpec grew the amount of content in SpecSearch by 45% in 2005.
More than 2.4 million GlobalSpec visitors have registered for access to SpecSearch, which allows engineering, industrial and technical professionals the ability to search for parts in 1,500,000 product families from over 17,500 supplier catalogs. GlobalSpec continues to add SpecSearch registered users at a rate of 20,000/week. Manufacturers, distributors and service providers represented in GlobalSpec’s SpecSearch database benefit by receiving focused product exposure, uniquely filtered qualified sales leads, and brand marketing advertising opportunities, as well as contextually relevant Web traffic from GlobalSpec’s worldwide community of registered users.
“Surpassing the 100 million searchable specs threshold is a major scale achievement for GlobalSpec, one that continues to differentiate us from the competition,” said Jeffrey M. Killeen, chairman and CEO of GlobalSpec. “For the registered user, this milestone means a more complete, robust and valuable search experience every time they utilize SpecSearch in their day-to-day work processes to find the most appropriate product, part or service to meet their needs. And for our advertisers, this reinforces their decision to promote their products, components and services on GlobalSpec.
About GlobalSpec, Inc.
GlobalSpec, Inc. is the leading specialized information resource for the engineering community. For 10 years, engineers and technical buyers have regularly used GlobalSpec in their work process to search for and locate products and services, learn about suppliers and access comprehensive technical content on standards, patents, materials properties, specifications, designs, application notes and more. GlobalSpec's trademarked search technology, SpecSearch®, allows users to search by specification more than 112 million parts in 1,500,000 product families from more than 17,500 supplier catalogs. 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 http://www.globalspec.com.
GlobalSpec, SpecSearch, The Engineering Search Engine and The Engineering Web are registered trademarks of GlobalSpec, Inc.