CDS announces 90% growth in Q3 2008 and YTD

Catalog Data Solutions announces 90% growth in Q3 2008 and YTD

Manufacturers and Distributors increasingly providing CAD downloads

San Jose, CA, October 9, 2008. Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), a leading provider of online product selection tools for industrial suppliers and distributors, today announced that it’s Q3 2008 increased by 95% over Q3 2007 and year to date (YTD) is 90%.

New customers already added in 2008 include Anvil International, aMsp (All Metric Small Parts), AST Bearings, Aviation Metals, B & B Manufacturing, Boston Gear, California Caster, EDrive Design, Fibergrate Composite Structures, Gates Power Transmission, General Bearing, KzValve, Plastic Products, Standard Lifters, Hiplains Filtration, Tomkins, Warner Electric as well as Altra, Boston Gear and Warner Electric in conjunction with CDS partner i-Mark and Thermaco-Big Dipper and Charlotte Pipe in conjunction CDS partner NETworks Marketing Group. In addition the company continued to expand the content available on its new free CAD model search enginewww.3DModelSpace.com.

As Chris Viray of StrataLight said, “Online CAD models sometimes dictate which vendor I choose. If I am looking at two vendors, and one has online CAD models it makes it much, much easier for me to implement their part into my assembly.”

"Our continued strong growth despite the tightened manufacturing market underlines that manufacturers are moving their marketing spend online," said John Major, CEO, Catalog Data Solutions. "More than 90% of design engineers search for parts online – whether they are looking for new parts, spare parts or CAD models our products save engineers valuable design time and make it easier for industrial suppliers’ products to be selected.

About Catalog Data Solutions (CDS)

Founded in 2005 with headquarters in San Jose, CA, Catalog Data Solutions enables industrial suppliers’ products to get found, selected and ordered online. CDS hosted solutions include CDS ModelServer™, CDS Catalog™, CDS Spare Parts Catalog™, CDS Configurator™ and CDS Services to build CAD models, do data engineering and customize the software to suit your customers needs. For full information, visit www.catalogdatasolutions.com .