- Internet Update On-line plastic procurement site launched
- Used capital equipment negotiation site introduced
An on-line negotiation engine patterns real-world purchase and sale transactions in the $400 billion used capital equipment market. Located at http://www.esprocket.com, eSprocket provides users with access to services such as warranties, appraisals, and financing solutions through its partnerships with the Machinery Dealers National Association, Locator listing catalog, Fleet Capital Corp., and the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers. With eSprocket's Negotiation Table, users can conduct presales negotiations and due diligence, arrange and complete end-to-end fulfillment services, schedule inspections and engineering services, review financing options, submit on-line applications, and set up door-to-door delivery.
A business-to-business purchasing hub enables on-line procurement of manufacturing plastics. Located at http://www.fobplastics.com, the site provides plastic processors, fabricators, and end-users with a means to streamline the purchasing process and to lower materials acquisition costs by reducing research time and expenses. The company's database of more than 32,000 plastic products allows suppliers to efficiently coordinate purchasing functions for customers.
Fobplastics.com has built networks of buyers, suppliers, and distribution partners, delivering a range of information and technology-based services.