GlobalSpec Teams with appliance DESIGN Web Site

4 Feb, 2009

Visitors to will have direct access to specification-based search technology.

GlobalSpec, a specialized search engine, information resource, and e-publishing company for the engineering, industrial, and technical communities, announced it has entered into a partnership with appliance DESIGN, a magazine devoted to providing solutions for design and engineering teams in the global residential and commercial appliance industry.

Through this relationship, visitors to the appliance DESIGN web site can search for products and services by specification -- more than 180 million searchable product specs in 2.3 million product families from more than 24,000 searchable supplier catalogs -- or by part number. Additionally, users will benefit from having The Engineering Web - more than 250 million web pages consisting of engineering and technical content powered by GlobalSpec, making it faster and easier for them to search for materials including engineering and technical web sites and web pages, part numbers, news, research papers, editorial content, material properties, patents, and standards.

"For more than 55 years, appliance DESIGN has been providing valuable information to design engineers throughout the global appliance industry," said Bruce Bergwall, vice-president of business development for GlobalSpec. "By making GlobalSpec's search capabilities available to visitors to, this audience now has the ability to search for products by specification or part number, plus access hundreds of millions of pages of relevant content from the open web."

"More than 25,000 design engineers rely on appliance DESIGN for information and solutions to key design challenges," said publisher Fern Sheinman. "By partnering with GlobalSpec, we are further enhancing appliance DESIGN as a valuable resource for those engineering professionals who design and improve the appliances in the global residential and commercial appliance industry."