PureForge selects to identify and vet suppliers to manufacture custom components for their revolutionary Atomic-Forged® brake system
Apr 10 2014 - 11:18am
Background PureForge is a Poway-based designer and maker of hardened brake components located in Poway, CA. Founded in 2006, PureForge makes brakes through what’s called “atomic forged technology”...

Are Investors Skating To Where The Puck Was? Forbes Article Written by Mitch Free
Jan 31 2014 - 11:24am
Mitch Free, founder, writes in to Forbes as a Forbes Contributor. See article below.  The stock market took a big hit last week and one of the reasons being cited was manufacturing data...

Global Entrepreneur, Mitch Free to Speak at Confluence
Jan 16 2014 - 2:54pm
The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce announced that Confluence will welcome Mitch Free as keynote presenter Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at the Historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome. Free is a serial...

Don’t Get Caught With Your Supplier’s Pants Down
Oct 10 2013 - 11:52am
BECOMING MORE STRATEGIC IN THE WAY YOU MANAGE RISK AND MEASURE PERFORMANCE OF YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN. Are you adding new suppliers to your supply chain frequently? Do you feel like you are not properly... Founder, Mitch Free, Makes Top 100 People Influencing Electronics Manufacturing Services List
Sep 11 2013 - 5:55pm's founder, Mitch Free makes The annual “Top 100 people influencing electronics manufacturing services” list for 2012.  WHO ARE THE TOP PEOPLE influencing the electronics...

Chinese Companies Are Competing For Western Business On The Wrong Things
Aug 9 2013 - 4:54pm
Mitch Free, Founder of, writes in for Forbes. Following is the English text of an article I wrote earlier this week for a popular website in China.  Running the world’s largest online... Named to 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Report
Jul 9 2013 - 10:04am has been positioned in the "Niche Player" quadrant of Gartner's July 1, 2013 "Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites” for its LiveSource eSourcing platform. Gartner’s market...

Mike Jeffries Writes a Resource Review on in Servo Magazine
Jun 26 2013 - 11:43am
Mike Jeffries writes a Resource Review on in the July 2013 article of Servo Magazine > has been around for a while, but I only recently got around to trying out their services....

UL IDES Adds Metal Materials to Their Prospector Tool
Jun 25 2013 - 5:27pm
UL IDES has just announced that after 27 years of providing datasheets for plastics, Prospector now includes 6,023 Metals Data Sheets. Metals information can be found by using Prospector's Search Box...

Having an ERP System Doesn't Mean You Know How to Source
Jun 12 2013 - 2:12pm
Spend Matters features a guest post from Patrick Hunter, Senior Vice President, Marketplace Operations at A common myth in today’s sourcing world centers around ERP systems. Nearly 80% of...