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New and Noteworthy Categories on Thomasnet.com for November 2022

Since industry is constantly growing and evolving, Thomasnet.com® is too. Our platform has over 75,000 categories of products and services, from alloy to zinc, from which professionals like you can source. And thanks to our industry specialists, we are constantly researching and adding to our platform with new supplier categories to help you keep up with current market trends. 

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New Suppliers on Thomasnet.com for November 2022

Exciting new B2B companies are being established across the U.S. and Canada every day, and every month, hundreds of them are joining Thomasnet.com®. We're highlighting ten of the most notable and innovative companies below to bring some of the unique services and products they provide to the forefront.

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Procurement

How To Find Veteran-Owned Suppliers on Thomasnet.com

Whether you're in need of new blood in your supply chain or trying to build up your list of diverse suppliers, Thomas can help save you time and hassle in sourcing exactly what you need. Thomasnet.com® offers detailed information on North American companies in over 75,000 categories of products and services, not to mention our CAD file library, whitepapers, and guides. In this article we're here to show you how to make the most of Thomasnet.com's features by covering the basics of finding and sourcing from the 6,200+ veteran-owned companies on our platform.

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New and Noteworthy Categories on Thomasnet.com for October 2022

Since industry is constantly growing and evolving, Thomasnet.com® is too. Our platform has over 75,000 categories of products and services, from alloy to zinc, for professionals like you to source from. And thanks to our industry specialists, we are constantly researching and adding to our platform with new supplier categories to help you keep up with current market trends. 

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News Highlight

New Suppliers on Thomasnet.com for October 2022

Exciting new B2B companies are being established across the U.S. and Canada every day, and every month, hundreds of them are joining Thomasnet.com®. We're highlighting ten of the most notable and innovative companies below to bring some of the unique services and products they provide to the forefront.

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New and Noteworthy Categories on Thomasnet.com for September 2022

Since industry is constantly growing and evolving, Thomasnet.com® is too. Our platform has over 75,000 categories of products and services, from alloy to zinc, for professionals like you to source from. And thanks to our industry specialists, we are constantly researching and adding to our platform with new supplier categories to help you keep up with current market trends. 

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Manufacturing and Industrial

Challenges And Opportunities In The Food & Beverage Industry

The Food and Beverage Services Global Market Report expects the global market to grow from $3.2 trillion in 2021 to $3.7 trillion in 2022. It's a promising outlook, given that just a few years ago, Fortune reported an $18 billion loss for the top 25 U.S. food and beverage companies.

As the newer generations move away from processed foods in favor of seeking healthier alternatives with cleaner labels, companies are adapting and pressing forward — that trend continues to grow at an excessive pace, signaling that some demands are more of a long-term standard.

But many major food and beverage (F&B) companies have shown that they are not as nimble as smaller companies when it comes to adapting to consumer preferences and there are still challenges the food and beverage industry faces.

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Business Tips

How To Meet The Needs Of B2B & Industrial Buyers [Updated 2022]

No matter your role — sales, marketing, operations, or leadership — you have a lot to accomplish.

And so do the buyers of your company's products or services. 

By understanding what your buyers have on their plates, you can more easily accomplish one of your most important tasks — generating more leads and contributing to your bottom line.

We have more than 120 years of expertise in connecting industrial buyers and suppliers, and we're happy to help share all we've learned from our data and relationships over the years. In this post we'll share what you should know to meet their needs and create more meaningful connections to win more business.

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