January 15, 2008 - SANTA BARBARA, Calif - WTWH Media, LLC today announced an expanded partnership with TraceParts, a leading global supplier of 3D Engineering Content. Through this partnership, Design World is named as exclusive North American reseller for assisting and supporting suppliers in the data migration process to a 3D catalog. The CAD catalogs are then available across the TraceParts media platform including
www.3dcontentcentral.com, Google Warehouse, and a number of other popular CAD communities.
Additionally, Design World will leverage the TraceParts international audience to its portfolio of network offerings. TracePartsOnline.net is a 3D supplier catalog community with over 5.2 million monthly pages views and over 300,000 registered users. Marketers have the ability to run globally geo-targeted messages to this rapidly growing audience.
"Manufacturers are updating their marketing programs so they can increase customer satisfaction and product exposure", says Bob Noftle, TraceParts president. "This partnership provides manufacturers the program flexibility they're looking for and allows for maximum exposure of 3D models to the design engineer OEM and machine builder audience".
"Marketers are seeking a higher ROI by implementing 3D CAD model online catalogs and the TraceParts solution fits perfectly with Design World Online programs, " said Mike Emich, co-founder Design World. "These catalogs also promote higher efficiencies in engineering customer support by allowing the design engineer to configure the model to their specifications. It's a three-way win for engineering, marketing, and the design engineer. We're pleased to provide our OEM design engineering audience valuable 3D services and content through our TraceParts partnership."
TraceParts is a leading digital engineering content company, offering customers progressive business solutions through powerful web based products and services. TraceParts helps customers improve marketing efficiencies by increasing the value of their existing digital product data. The TraceParts Online CAD portal is freely available to millions of CAD users worldwide. For more information about TraceParts, please visit www.traceparts.com
About WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media, LLC is leading innovation in the b-to-b media space with Design World Magazine and the Design World Network of community websites. The Design World Online network delivers over 7 million monthly page views with 390,000 registered users making it the fastest growing and most extensive online offering serving the design engineering market. All properties are focused on serving the design engineer, machine builder and OEM in several growth markets including medical, packaging, semiconductor, and factory automation. More information at www.designworldonline.com
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