A great website can be one of your best marketing tools helping to attract prospects, establish trust, capture leads, and ultimately win new business. But what separates a great website from the rest of the crowd?
At Thomas, we’ve helped build and optimize more than 5,000 sites for manufacturers and industrial companies, so we know an awesome website when we see one. Here are some of the best manufacturing and industrial websites on the web today.Read More »
Thomasnet.com® is the number one sourcing platform to connect buyers of industrial products and services with suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors across the United States and Canada. While it's a useful tool for buyers to find suppliers, it is also a valuable advertising tool that helps suppliers sell more, increase revenue, and improve their marketing efforts.
We've gathered the top 10 best company profiles on the east coast from the Thomas Network to show you the elements that make up a top profile in order to grow your manufacturing business.Read More »
Marketers and speech writers may be skilled at storytelling, but the tale of your business belongs to you — the manufacturer. With a little practice and guidance, you can tell it better than anyone else and create content that motivates buyers to choose working with you over other companies.Read More »
Business leaders in nearly every market increasingly understand that having accurate and reliable data often means the difference between winning and losing. Without reliable data on hand to inform their strategies, companies don’t have a complete picture of their market and can’t be certain that their decisions will be the right ones to put them ahead of the competition. In order to address this, companies have turned to a myriad of data providers to piece together first- and third-party data that will help them sharpen their strategies, which in turn has caused data to become one of the most valuable resources in the world.Read More »
To support the ongoing efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Thomas has created ways for government agencies, hospitals, and infrastructure groups to locate critical suppliers quickly, designed a volunteer system for manufacturers to respond to the call for help, and developed a central Resource Hub to keep industry professionals up to date on all critical information in real-time. Please join us in this mission.
Find critical suppliers for Respirators, PPE, Masks, Ventilators, and other products
All verified manufacturers responding to the call to support COVID-19 efforts will:Read More »
Many manufacturers and industrial companies know one of the best secrets to getting high-quality leads is to have a high-quality website. And with private label manufacturing seeing steady growth opportunities, we’ve rounded up the best private label manufacturing websites for inspiration for your own industrial website.Read More »
The total industry market for CNC machining is expected to continue growing through 2024. But reaching target customers isn’t the same as it used to be for CNC machine shops. Industrial buying habits are simply changing. So what can CNC machine shops do to help increase sales?Read More »
Many manufacturers and engineers have volunteered to address the shortage of supplies to combat the coronavirus pandemic but some supplies are taking a long time to produce. Invoking the Defense Product Act (DPA) allows the federal government to direct U.S. manufacturers to ramp up production of emergency medical supplies immediately.
After delays of rolling out its usage, FEMA confirmed earlier, Tuesday, March 24th of using the DPA for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic to order about 60,000 test kits and 500 million personal protective masks. However, FEMA then announced later that same Tuesday, “At the last minute, we were able to procure the test kits from the private market without evoking the DPA.”
The uncertainties of today's crisis coupled with manufacturers' exempt status from state-wide closures signal that the industry should remain prepared for the enactment of the DPA. Here’s what it means for U.S. manufacturers and how they can prepare.Read More »
To limit the coronavirus spread, many companies have gone completely virtual and the workforce in some states is required to stay at home, with the caveat of essential businesses and manufacturers exempt from these mandates.
Although the world has seen unprecedented changes during the past few weeks, manufacturers and industrial companies need to keep their customers at the center of their business strategy now more than ever. The world we live in is incredibly digital. So for your customers that still have jobs to be done, here’s how you can take advantage of technology and stay connected with them.Read More »