SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon's Design News, the industry's leading community serving the advanced design and manufacturing population announced the launch of its new on-line directory, Design News Direct. Design News Direct is a comprehensive resource that connects OEM suppliers, manufacturers and their products to the leading audience of Design News. Design News Direct provides its listings in formats tailored to search engine best practices, with an experience optimized to the platform of a visitor's choice, whether desktop, tablet or smartphone.
"We are very excited about the launch of Design News Direct," says Richard Nass, Brand Director for Design News. "By combining the searchable SEO-centric directory with the largest community of active and vocal design engineers, Design News Direct will become the go-to-place for those seeking information about products and manufacturers."
Design News Direct allows design engineers to efficiently find qualified suppliers. The integrated search tool on each page allows quick, relevant searches of all product/service categories and featured companies. It provides both suppliers and manufacturers with a powerful marketing platform that delivers:
- An intuitive and to-the-point searchable product and manufacturer directory
- Access to the extensive Design News engineering community
- The ability to generate and engage with high-quality leads
- Enhanced supplier profiles and content, including company products, data sheets, whitepapers, videos, and more
- Tools to identify sales-ready prospects and nurture leads through the funnel
To learn more about Design News Direct, please visit http://directory.designnews.com/
About UBM Canon
UBM Canon, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices, pharmaceutical development and Design News. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of is part of UBM Connect – which provides marketing services across a number of communities, the largest of which are healthcare, medical device design and advanced manufacturing. UBM Connect is a UBM plc company. For more information please visit http://www.ubmcanon.com.
About UBM plc
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