MFG.com Press Releases

New Sourcing Dashboard Goes Live on MFG.com Platform

February 7, 2017

MFG.com, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announced today the release of a new Sourcing Dashboard on its marketplace platform. The dashboard, which went live Feb. 1, puts buyer convenience at the forefront and positions the two features sourcing professionals use most – “Messages” and “My RFQs”– front and center on the dashboard homepage. Now, rather than using tabs to navigate between the subpages where these features are housed, buyers can view everything and take all required actions from a single locale.

MFG.com Releases Report Assessing the Expected Impact of President-Elect Trump’s Policies on U.S. Manufacturing

February 7, 2017

MFG.com, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announced today the release of its latest report titled “How Will President Trump’s Policies Affect U.S. Manufacturing?”  Based on a survey of both Buyers (original equipment manufacturers) and Suppliers (small to midsize manufacturers) in the MFG.com marketplace, the report gauges the expected impact of President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed policies on U.S. manufacturing and foreign trade, as well as their individual businesses. 

MFG.com Survey Assesses Impact of Trump Administration on Manufacturing

December 13, 2016

Marietta, Ga. Dec. 13, 2016 MFG.com, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announces it has a survey underway gauging the expected impact of President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed policies on manufacturing and foreign trade. From now until Dec. 16, MFG.com buyers and suppliers, who are on the frontline of these issues, will have the opportunity to share their insights on how changing policies will affect their businesses in particular and U.S. manufacturing in general.

MFG.com to Release Buyer Reputation Scorecard for All Buyers in January 2017

November 29, 2016

Marietta, Ga. Nov. 29, 2016 MFG.com, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announced today the implementation of a Buyer Reputation scorecard, a new profile feature that allows suppliers to view a buyer’s tendency to award jobs before responding to a request for quotation (RFQ). The scorecard, made available to all paid suppliers on MFG.com starting in January 2017, will show the buyer’s percentage of awards compared to the number of RFQs uploaded onto the platform.

MFG.com Implements Location Verification to Ensure Marketplace Transparency and Fairness

October 18, 2016

Marietta, Ga. Oct. 18, 2016 MFG.com, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announces the implementation of safeguards to protect users of its global platform from unknowingly engaging in commerce or competing with foreign companies. Effective Oct. 1, 2016, all manufacturers will be required to certify the geographic location of their firm’s primary production facility.

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MFG.com Welcomes New Vice President of Product Strategy

October 10, 2016

Marietta, Ga. Oct. 10, 2016 MFG.com, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announces the hiring of Allan “AJ” Sweatt as its new vice president of product strategy. In this role, AJ will focus on the firm’s global online manufacturing marketplace and develop enhancements designed to improve member experience, increase their return on investment (ROI) and help them discover new revenue streams.

 

MFG.com Offers Manufacturers and Suppliers a Powerful Analytics Tool

September 12, 2016

Marietta, Ga. Sept. 12, 2016 MFG.com, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announced today the availability of ShopIQ, a competitive analysis software application that helps suppliers and manufacturers benchmark their bids against quotes from competitors. The tool, which is available to all paid subscribers of MFG.com, eliminates labor-intensive manual data reviews and delivers real-time analyses across dimensions such as manufacturing process, geographical region, material, and shop certification.

MFG.com Launches Newly Redesigned Website

August 8, 2016

Marietta, Ga. Aug. 8, 2016 MFG.com, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announces the launch of its newly redesigned website intended to enhance user experience and streamline processes for both buyers and suppliers. Beginning August 6, the website will feature, among other updates, a widespread layout that optimizes the viewing experience and draws attention to key basic functions.

MFG.com Hires Chris Mitchell as Chief Marketing Officer

July 12, 2016

Marietta, Ga. July 12, 2016 MFG.com, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announced today the hiring of Chris Mitchell as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). As CMO, Chris will spearhead marketing and advertising initiatives designed to help this global marketplace achieve its full potential as the resource of choice among manufacturing buyers and suppliers worldwide.

 

MFG.com Releases MFGWatch 2016 Report & Forecast

June 15, 2016

Marietta, Ga. June 15, 2016 MFG.com, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announced today the release of MFGWatch 2016 Report & Forecast, a unique source of insights into the current status of North American manufacturing and key emerging trends.

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