San Jose, CA, May 6, 2008 - Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), a leading provider of online product selection tools for industrial suppliers and distributors, today announced that California Caster, Inc. has adopted its CAD model download and Catalog solution.
California Caster, based in San Francisco, California, specializes in casters, wheels, levelers, glides, mounts, and material handling equipment for OEM, Industrial, Institutional and office use. Responding to customer requests for CAD models of its products, California Caster has decided to offer 3D CAD models for download from its website. “We frequently get requests from customers for CAD models,” said Mike McClure, General Manager of California Caster, Inc. “By adding 2D/3D CAD drawings/models to our website, we are able to save design engineers valuable time in meeting their product design deadlines and as a result we expect to see an increase in the number of online sales leads and RFQs.”
“We are delighted to have been selected by California Caster for our leading online CAD model download and digital Catalog solution”, said John Major, CEO Catalog Data Solutions, “online 3D models are an important sales and marketing tool for all industrial suppliers and distributors. With many customers moving from 2D to 3D CAD systems providing online 3D CAD model downloads often ‘locks’ products into a design so suppliers later benefit from the sales success of that design. Conversely suppliers without 3D models on their website are at risk of losing customers to their competition who do offer 3D models”.
Studies show that over 90% of designers and engineers now use the Internet to locate components for their new designs. Catalog Data Solutions helps industrial suppliers and distributors grow sales and strengthen customer loyalty through interactive online catalogs, ecommerce, 3D CAD model delivery and product configurator solutions.
About California Caster
California Caster, Inc. specializes in casters, wheels, levelers, glides, mounts, material handling equipment for OEM, Industrial, Institutional and office use. We are a major west coast distributor with an onsite warehouse (18,000 sq. ft.) doing business in San Francisco since 1949. We offer value, durability, and availability for all your product needs.
About Catalog Data Solutions (CDS)
Founded in 2005 with headquarters in San Jose, CA, Catalog Data Solutions enables industrial suppliers to Get Found, Get Selected and Get Locked-in by reaching the design decision maker at the front of the $4T manufacturing market. CDS hosted solutions include CDS ModelServer™, CDS Catalog™, CDS Configurator™ and CDS Services to build CAD models and customize the software to suit your customers needs. For more information, visit:
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