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Engineers Fact Sheet

  1. 1. Engineers Engineers Connect to Suppliers on Engineers play a critical role in the industrial buying process. More often than not, when an engineer specifies a part into a product design, it eventually gets purchased. To help engineers find your products when they need what you sell, put your detailed product information on What Engineers and your company’s website. are Saying About Plus, by making downloadable CAD drawings available online, you make it even easier for engineers to include your products in their designs and buy from you. Over 63,000 CAD drawings are downloaded/inserted from “ henIamdesigning W and our clients’ websites each month. somethingIgoto ThomasNet.coma Engineers Seeking New Suppliers Online coupletimesaweek. IfI’mlookingfor ≥ 58% of engineers research 3 to 5 suppliers when a purchase need arises somethingunusual,I ≥ 4 out of 5 engineers say that when visiting supplier websites, detailed product information is most helpful for making purchasing decisions or andfindit.” recommendations – including online catalogs, product photos/drawings Carl Stoesz, Senior Product Engineer with specifications, and pricing Baker Oil Tools Manufacturer of Oil Well Equipment Source: ThomasNet Industrial Purchasing Barometer Survey and Supplies Engineers in Many Different Fields Use ≥ Design Engineers ≥ Material Engineers ≥ Engineering Professionals “ I ≥ Civil Engineers ≥ Process Engineers ≥ Research and Development ≥ Mechanical Engineers ≥ Production Engineers Engineers whenIwaslooking ≥ Electrical Engineers ≥ Engineering Management forlocaltool-making vendors.Ifoundone Search Results Available on Engineering Websites justonetownaway.” Neal Bowman, Manufacturing Engineer • Supplier Search Members of the American Society of Mechanical Symmons Industries Inc. Engineers search via a Supplier Search box on this site’s Manufacturer of Plumbing Equipment and Supplies home page. • Search Industrial Products on A search box is featured prominently on this destination site for engineers. Engineers can sort their results according to company type, the availability of catalog content or CAD drawings. • ThomasNet Products and Services on search results are featured in the American National Standard Institute’s Web store.
  2. 2. Major Companies Have Many Engineers Who Use ThomasNetEngineers from Locations Nationwide Connects Abbott Laboratories BAE Systems Boeing British Petroleum Entergy Fluor Manufacturers Bayer Caterpillar Raytheon and Distributors Bechtel Conagra Turner Construction Company with Engineers Companies in a Range of Industries Have Engineers Who “ eknowforsure W Buy and Specify Products via thatwhenengineers downloadourCAD Aerospace and Defense General Electric Comcast IBM Con Edison drawings,thechance BAE Systems Battelle Kraft Foods, Inc. Delta ofusgettinganorder Bell Helicopter Motorola Duke Energy fromthemisalot Boeing Nike Entergy greater.” Bombardier Pfizer Ford Motor Company Jerry Berger, Sales Manager Crane Aerospace Electronics Qualcomm General Motors Paneloc Corporation Sealed Air Metro-North Railroads Manufacturer of Fasteners, Hinges, and Eaton Aerospace Latches for a Range of Applications Harris Corporation Shaw Group Peterbilt Motors Honeywell Stryker Union Pacific Railroad L-3 Communications Texas Instruments “ homasNetisour T Lockheed Martin Corporation Whirlpool Government and solemarketingtool, Northrop Grumman Xerox Military andwhenanengineer Parker Hannifin Argonne National Laboratory hasaneed,wewant Pratt Whitney Mining and Petroleum Department of Transportation ourproductandour Raytheon Amerada Hess Corporation Department of Veteran Affairs websitetofillthat Baker Hughes Federal Aviation Administration Los Alamos National need.” Manufacturing British Petroleum Laboratory 3M Chevron Dan McKeown, President NASA The Specialty Manufacturing Company Abbott Laboratories Conoco Phillips Manufacturer of Stock and Custom Valves National Park Service Agilent Technologies Exxon Mobil National Renewable Energy Alcoa Phelps Dodge Laboratory Ball Corporation Rahco International Oak Ridge National Laboratory “ eregularlyreceive W BASF Sandvik Sandia National Laboratories RFQsfromengineers Bausch Lomb Shell Tennessee Valley Authority thatincludehighly Vulcan Materials Bayer U.S. Air Force specificquestionsand Bosch U.S. Army technicaldetailsthat Boston Scientific Transportation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflecttheyareready Bridgestone Communication and U.S. Coast Guard Cadbury Utilities tobuy.” U.S. Department of Defense Coca Cola Air New Zealand U.S. Department of the Interior Carmen DeLeo, General Manager Bureau of Reclamation CDM Electronics Conagra Foods Allegheny Energy Distributor of Interconnect and Cable Corning American Airlines U.S. Geological Survey Assembly Components Dupont Amtrak U.S. Marine Corps Eastman Kodak Bellsouth U.S. Navy For more information: Contact your local ThomasNet representative or call 800.879.6757 5704.12/10.5M