GlobalSpec Recognized with 2004 Model of Excellence Award

For the second consecutive year, GlobalSpec, a specialized search engine and information resource for the engineering community, has been recognized with the InfoCommerce Group's Model of Excellence Award.

The only company ever to have received this award twice, GlobalSpec was honored for pioneering The Engineering Search Engine GlobalSpec launched The Engineering Search Engine in March of this year, delivering The Engineering Web to engineers and technical buyers. The Engineering Web is a unique slice of the World Wide Web focusing solely on engineering-related information. GlobalSpec has added other unique features including access to the hidden Web--- application notes, patents, materials properties and standards --- exclusive content not available on any other search engine.

Russell Perkins, CEO, InfoCommerce Group, said, "GlobalSpec has been a consistent innovator in the marketplace, first with its pioneering attempt to provide access to highly accurate and searchable product-level information, which is redefining the traditional buying guide format. Now, with its new Engineering Search Engine, it's beginning to redefine the search engine business as well, by rolling out a vertical market search engine that arguably offers its target market more power and performance than the well-known general search engines."

GlobalSpec's trademarked search technology, SpecSearch, allows users to search by specification more than 68 million parts in 1,150,000 product families from more than 11,000 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.

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