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New for Engineers, Buyers:'s Quality Certification Application

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New for Engineers, Buyers:'s Quality Certification Application

Press release date: June 23, 2014

Most comprehensive database of suppliers certified for adherence to Quality Standards

New York, NY – For engineers and other buyers looking to add quality-certified suppliers to their supply chain, their jobs have just gotten easier. Today,® announces the addition of a Certification application to its free platform, putting thousands of these companies – and their certificates – within reach. Buyers can qualify commercial and industrial suppliers classified to 67,000 product and service categories by 80 different certifications/registrations, and easily create a shortlist of those who hold the credentials.

“ users tell us that quality and industry certification information is critical to the supplier discovery and qualification process. By expanding the certified supplier database and launching an application specific to finding and qualifying certified suppliers, is now an even more powerful application for finding trusted supplier partners,” said Tom Greco, Vice President,

The application’s database features ANSI, ISO, Nadcap, SAE and other quality certified suppliers. In addition, other government and industry certified suppliers such as ITAR, FDA, FAA and Milspec are included. Certificates for thousands of suppliers are available for download directly from suppliers’ in-depth profiles, which include capabilities, equipment lists, product information, brands carried, demographics, ownership and diversity information, video plant tours and product demonstrations to help in the decision to add suppliers to the shortlist.

Certification is one of six powerful applications available on, which helps engineers and supply chain professionals solve their most difficult sourcing challenges, and discover new suppliers.
The hallmark of the platform is its Supplier Discovery application with 700,000 manufacturers, distributors, and service providers. A Product Sourcing application uses proprietary search technology and product taxonomies to locate the right product from over 100 million items, including raw materials, components, and finished parts. Engineers can also find millions of downloadable 2D/3D CAD models to ensure that the parts they need are an exact fit for their products.

For more information on the new Certification application, see
About®®, part of Thomas Industrial Network, Inc. is the leading platform for supplier discovery and selection of OEM, MRO and other products and services. The platform serves procurement professionals, engineers, plant and facility management and other buyers from corporations, educational institutions, government agencies, the military and small businesses. It also serves manufacturers, distributors, and service companies throughout North America who want to connect and do business with these buyers. Buyers of industrial products and services can connect to ThomasNet News from

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