CDS Catalog Faceted Search and CAD Solution Launched by Associated Spring Raymond
New Website Wins Award for Excellence in Transformational B2B
San Jose, CA, June, December 2, 2014. CDS (Catalog Data Solutions), a leading provider of Industrial B2B eCommerce solutions that get industrial suppliers products found, designed-in, and purchased, today announced that its Catalog as a Service™ and CAD as a Service™ solutions have been implemented by Associated Spring Raymond in their new TopSpot designed website. In addition the new website was awarded a Business Marketing Association 2014 Award for Excellence recognizing Transformational B2B Websites.
Associated Spring RAYMOND, is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of highly engineered products & solutions including springs, struts, precision metal components, functional assemblies, and custom hardware solutions. “The industrial buying process has changed. Industrial designers and buyers, like the rest of us, now search online for what they need. We needed to first ensure that our products get found both by Search Engine Optimization (SEO) then by faceted search on our website. Second, we needed our products to be selected and specified or designed in before the third, purchase of the product, is likely. Our new website achieves all three – already over 23,000 product pages are indexed online, the catalog offers faceted search across all products, and the 3D CAD Model viewing and downloads enable our products to be designed in. The catalog is also integrated with our ERP system so pricing is available for e-Commerce,” said Adrian Vine, Global Manager, Marketing & E-Commerce. “We chose the CDS Catalog as a Service™ and CAD as a Service™ as the best industrial specific online Catalog and CAD download solution available and TopSpot as the best web design, hosting, and search engine marketing firm for B2B industrial manufacturers. Now our visitors have the ability to filter attributes to get to the part number of choice and the website is integrated with our ERP system.”
“TopSpot’s relationship with Associated Spring RAYMOND, began in 2013. We worked together with CDS to develop the new solution,” said Tim Doyle, VP Sales and Marketing at TopSpot Internet Marketing Solutions. “At TopSpot, we had already evaluated several Catalog and CAD download vendors and chosen the CDS solution for many of our clients.”
“We’re absolutely delighted with the site and congratulate both TopSpot and Associated Spring RAYMOND on their award,” said John Major, CEO CDS. “As product selection and buying continues to change and evolve, sales and marketing organizations need to continually come up with ways to get in front of the selection and buying cycle. Associated Spring RAYMOND has done just that!”
CDS helps grow industrial B2B e-Commerce sales and strengthen customer loyalty for its clients through interactive online product catalogs, configurators, ecommerce, 3D CAD & BIM model solutions that drive SEO.
About Associated Spring Raymond
For more than a century, Associated Spring RAYMOND, a business of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B), has been a world leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of highly engineered products & solutions including springs, struts, precision metal components, functional assemblies, and custom hardware solutions. From the 1882 Raymond “baby jumper spring” to the 1910 Wright Brothers’ engine valve springs, today, Associated Spring RAYMOND supplies billions of precision parts from worldwide stock of over 100,000 SKUs, and leading brands & technology like Raymond®, m–Struts®, SPEC®, SPD, and Clover®Dome. For more information call +1 419 891–9292 or visit http://www.asraymond.com.
About TopSpot Internet Marketing Solutions
Started in 2003, TopSpot is one of the fastest growing search marketing firms in Houston, now boasting 75 plus employees and over 730 customers. From the beginning TopSpot focused on addressing the industry’s biggest issues, such as accountability and consistency, and how to correct them. As such, TopSpot maintains one the highest retention rates in the industry. As a measure to the team’s commitment, they were recognized as one of Houston’s fastest growing companies. For more information please call 888-361-3705 or visit them online at www.topspotims.com.
About CDS (Catalog Data Solutions, Inc.)
CDS enables Industrial B2B e-Commerce by providing 3D Catalog, Configurator and CAD eCommerce solutions 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 www.catalogdatasolutions.com.
Brian Campbell, CDS
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