CDS Catalog and CAD Download Solution Implemented by Buckeye Shapeform

San Jose, CA, October 14, 2014.  CDS ( Catalog Data Solutions), a leading provider of online solutions for industrial suppliers, today announced that Buckeye Shapeform has implemented its Catalog as a Service™ and CAD as a service™ website solutions.

Buckeye Shapeform offers an extensive line of standard enclosures in both metal and plastic as well as the capability to modify or customize to fit the end users enclosure needs. Buckeye strategically targets and supports the audiovisual, aerospace, testing, telecommunication, and medical industries. “We added product CAD models to our website because the industrial buying process has changed. Industrial designers, like the rest of us, search online for what they need. Our product CAD models save designers time by enabling them to download models rather than building them from scratch and as a result our products get ‘designed in’ to new customer CAD designs ready for later purchase,” said Kenneth R. Tumblison, President, Buckeye Shapeform. “But for our models to get used they first have to be found online. We added CDS’s Catalog as a Service and switched to their integrated CAD as a Service software to add faceted search, improve Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in various ways, add product comparisons and improve our 3D models! CDS also implemented a special feature that alerts us by immediate emails whenever a product CAD model or spec sheet is downloaded.”

“We’re delighted to serve Buckeye Shapeform,” said John Major, CEO CDS. “As product selection and buying continues to change and evolve, sales and marketing organizations need to stay in front of the selection and buying process. Buckeye Shapeform are accomplishing exactly that with their new Catalog and integrated CAD downloads. Of the many types of online marketing content (e.g. white papers, case studies, brochures, videos, demos, recorded webinars, reviews, CAD model downloads, etc.) only one is known to lead to a sale nearly 50% of the time!  CAD downloads may be the most efficient online marketing tool available.”

CDS enables growth through industrial B2B e-Commerce and strengthen customer loyalty for its clients through interactive online catalogs, configurators 3D CAD & BIM model delivery and e-Commerce solutions.

About Buckeye Shapeform

Buckeye Shapeform is a multi-diverse manufacturer providing an extensive line of standard enclosures, custom enclosures, with complete fabrication capabilities, and special parts in both metal and plastic for manufacturers in the audiovisual, aerospace, testing, telecommunication, and medical industries. Additional product offerings include instrumentation knobs, tin-plated steel containers, and precision deep-draw seamless aluminum cylinders which are part of such things as military equipment and oxygen tanks for firefighters and scuba divers. Buckeye is AS9100 and ISO9001:2008 quality certified.  Buckeye Shapeform has been in business since 1902 as an American company working with domestic vendors, designing, fabricating, and finishing items for clients, in large or small orders, to tight deadlines, and with customization as needed. For more information, please visit or call +1-877-728-0776.

About Catalog Data Solutions, Inc. (CDS)

CDS serves Industrial Suppliers by providing B2B e-Commerce solutions - 3D Catalog, Configurator, CAD model and eCommerce - that get their products found, designed-in, and purchased. Founded in 2005 with headquarters in San Jose, CA, CDS enables building product and industrial parts manufacturers and their distributors to increase sales by enabling their products to be specified into new designs, improve website conversion rates, generate high quality sales leads, and improve customer service. CDS Catalog as a Service™ and CAD as a Service™ solutions include the CDS ModelServer™, CDS Catalog™, and CDS Configurator™ products.  CDS’s skilled and experienced professional services team provides CAD modeling and implementation services for the successful deployment of CDS SaaS solutions.  The company’s customers include the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors in the building products, high tech and industrial manufacturing industries. For more information call +1.408.550.8820 or visit .

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