[ Home ]   [ ContactUs ]

PNN In The News
Product News Network® User Base Reaches One Million

NEW YORK, January 21, 2003 – Product News Network (PNN), the most comprehensive online source of timely product news in the industrial marketplace, announced today that its user base has reached the one million mark.

Over the past year, PNN has expanded its reach to more unique users by partnering with leading websites and online subscription systems, including LexisNexis, ThomasRegional, Dow Jones Interactive, Fativa and EnterpriseSoftwareHQ. By broadening its product news distribution, the network has enabled more members of the industrial community to gather information and stay abreast of the newest and most innovative products, arming them with knowledge to make quick and informed business decisions. Decision-makers can also leverage the information to enhance product design, development, and manufacturing and make better sourcing and procurement choices.

"This is an exciting milestone for PNN and underlines our efforts over the past year to enable more members of the industrial community to easily access and leverage the latest product news," said Paul Gerbino, Publisher of Product News Network. "Our experience has shown that decision-makers who stay abreast of new product announcements make better business decisions."

About Product News Network
Product News Network, a product of ThomasNet Incorporated, is the most comprehensive source of new and timely product information in the industrial marketplace. PNN supplies new product information to the Web sites, e-marketplaces and print publications that serve the industrial marketplace and covers over 40 major industrial categories.

Users of PNN partner websites and subscription systems have complete access to more than 1,000 new product announcements each month and over 200,000 articles from North American manufacturers. In addition, users are able to locate new and archived product announcements by conducting product-heading, keyword and company-name searches on each website or subscription system.

Founded in 1995, ThomasNet Incorporated represents Thomas Publishing's continuing commitment to serve industry's need for up-to-date product information, through innovation. Thomas Publishing Company, established more than 100 years ago, is the acknowledged leader in providing industry with the product information it needs in whichever environment and medium it requires including books, magazines, Internet, CD-ROMs, newsletters, e-business and virtual back office systems.

About Thomas Publishing Company
Headquartered in New York City, Thomas Publishing Company is the world's leading provider of industrial supplier, product and service information through both print and electronic media. The pioneer of buying guides for virtually every industry category in North America, Thomas Publishing Company has been bringing buyers and sellers together for more than 100 years. The company publishes 24 major buying guides, 29 product-news magazines, two product-information exchange services, three guides on selecting software, a magazine on advanced manufacturing technology, and a publication to assist buyers in selecting the most cost-efficient transportation models. For additional information, please visit www.ThomasPublishing.com, www.ThomasRegister.com, and www.ThomasRegional.com.

# # # # #

Product News Network Press Release, January 21, 2003
For more information, please refer to the contacts listed below.
Rebecca Green
Padilla Speer Beardsley
(212) 752-8338
Leila Bryner
Thomas Publishing Company
(212) 560-1891