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Catalog Data Solutions Online Catalog selected by General Bearing Corporation


December 6, 2009
By PEM Magazine

San Jose, CA — Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), a provider of online solutions for industrial suppliers, recently announced that General Bearing Corporation and their web site designer Top Floor Technologies have selected CDS’s interactive catalog solution to present General Bearing products online.

General Bearing supplies quality bearing components and bearing products, including ball bearings, tapered roller bearings, spherical roller bearings, and cylindrical roller bearings.  "A digitally searchable product catalog on our web site will save our customers time in locating and specifying the right products," said Jim McDonald, Director of Business Processes, General Bearing. "CDS’s online catalog system allows us to exhibit our entire product lineup with all of the clarity of a traditional print catalog and with many benefits unique to a digital presentation."

"A critical factor in the success of any website is providing the visitors an easy path to the information they want and then making it easy for them to take the next step in the buying process," said Jim Bernthal, President and owner of Top Floor Technologies.  "In the industrial market that often means providing users the ability to search a product catalog by a specific specification parameter and then providing them an easy way to submit a ‘Request for Quote’.  Catalog Data System’s interactive catalog provides this exact type of functionality making it a natural fit for a company like General Bearing"

 "We are delighted to have been selected by General Bearing and Top Floor Technologies for our leading digital catalog solution", said John Major, CEO Catalog Data Solutions. "Studies show that over 90% of designers and engineers now use the Internet to locate components for their new designs. Catalog Data Solutions helps industrial suppliers and distributors grow sales and strengthen customer loyalty through interactive online catalogs, ecommerce, 3D CAD model delivery and product configurator solutions.


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