By Carol Laughner
GlobalSpec, the leading specialized search engineand online resource for engineers and technical buyers, today announced its partnershipwith Desktop Engineering, the leading magazine and online resource for design engineers and engineeringmanagement.
With this site enhancement, visitors to Desktop Engineering Online gain direct access to SpecSearch, GlobalSpec’s powerful search technology.Effective immediately, users can searchby detailed specification for products and services from more than 75 millionparts representing 1,200,000 product families from more than 11,800 supplier catalogsneeded to research, design and manufacture their components, electronics and computersystems.
“This partnership offers significant benefits to both the engineering and manufacturingcommunities,” said Scott Virkler, vice president of Business Development for GlobalSpec.”By offering direct access to GlobalSpec’s deep engineering content, Desktop Engineering is greatly enhancing the value they provide to their user community. Manufacturersrepresented on GlobalSpec reap the benefits of an expanded base of potential customers—it’sadvantageous to both groups.”
“Desktop Engineering is created solely for engineering professionals in all majormanufacturing and process industries who use and specify the purchase of computersoftware and systems.” said Anthony J. Lockwood, editorial director of Desktop Engineering, “SpecSearch, GlobalSpec’s parametric search technology enhances our site byenabling our readership to more easily search, research, specify and acquire thecomponents they need.”