MfgQuote Network Gains New Strategic Partner CADwire.net

CADwire readers connect with the World's Manufacturing Matchmaker

ATLANTA, GA, April 2, 2003 -- ManufacturingQuote Inc. announced today the expansion of its MfgQuote Network by welcoming its newest strategic partner CADwire.net (Bethesda, MD), a leading information site for design engineering and CAD-related industries. CADwire.net serves as a central resource for daily updates, reviews, analysis, articles, and is free to all users. MfgQuote.com is the premier online marketplace that intelligently connects buyers and suppliers of made-to-order parts and equipment. This strategic partnership links CADwire's content rich website at www.CADwire.net with the global MfgQuote Marketplace - connecting over 10,000 buyers with suppliers of more than 100 custom manufacturing and engineering disciplines.

"MfgQuote has a valuable position in the manufacturing industry and we are pleased to be adding our content and value to this highly regarded network," stated Rick Stavanja, chief information officer, Cyon Research Corporation. "CADwire.net provides customized news, views, analysis and directions for engineering and manufacturing industries, and this partnership allows both companies to improve and share their expertise in these industries."

"Building MfgQuote.com into a top-notch network is more than signing up new partners," states Mitch Free, president and CEO of ManufacturingQuote, Inc. "It is all about developing a synergistic group of like-minded industry professionals with the knowledge and industry experience to execute a successful cooperative program. CADwire.net is clearly a partner that will enhance the MfgQuote Network. They have progressed their Web presence into a valuable resource of information for engineers and manufacturers. We are very pleased to have them join the ranks of our distinguished industry partners."

About CADwire.net
Founded in 1999, CADwire.net™ is a centralized research resource for CAD market information, news, and industry commentary. CADwire.net, published by Cyon Research Corporation, uses state-of-the-art computer technology to locate, organize, display, disseminate, and archive CAD information. Cyon Research is a provider of analysis and consulting for engineering technology markets. Other Cyon Research publications include Engineering Automation Report, A-E-C Automation Newsletter and Extranet News. COFES: The Congress On the Future of Engineering Software, is Cyon Research's primary event, and explores investments necessary today to take advantage and profit from future technologies. CADwire.net is free to all users, and can be found at www.CADwire.net.

About ManufacturingQuote, Inc.
ManufacturingQuote, Inc., a privately held Atlanta, GA company, develops and markets web-based services designed to create unprecedented efficiencies within the manufacturing industry. The highly successful MfgQuote Network provides a comprehensive online sourcing system for custom manufacturing services, and intelligently matches Buyer requirements with Suppliers' expertise, credentials and capacity. The system also provides sophisticated, yet easy-to-use technology for managing the sourcing process, collaborating, performing due diligence, and establishing a private network of preferred vendors. The MfgQuote Network is comprised of synergistic business partnerships with industry leaders who "private label" and provide MfgQuote services developed by ManufacturingQuote, Inc. For more information, visit their web site http://www.mfgquote.com, or contact Liz Pape at 770-444-9686 or email: lpape@mfgquote.com. Images are available upon request.

Contact:
Belinda Jones, HiTech Marketing llc (860) 767-9506
Email: belinda.jones@hitechmarketing.com

Liz Pape, MfgQuote, (770) 444-9686
Email: lpape@mfgquote.com

Ken Feitz, Strategic Reach PR (303) 487-7406
ken@strategicreachpr.com

Rachael Dalton-Taggart, Strategic Reach PR (303) 487-7406
rachael@strategicreachpr.com

Published: Wednesday, April 02, 2003

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