Press Releases

Top Supplier Utilizes the Marketplace to Fill Excess Capacity and Drive Future Growth

March 8, 2018

MARIETTA, GA – MARCH 8, 2018 – Mitchell’s Custom Fabrication, based in Salisbury, North Carolina, is a small job shop that specializes in custom one-off and small production. Recently, Mike Mitchell, President of Mitchell’s Custom Fabrication, gave his insight in an exclusive interview into how Mitchell’s Custom Fabrication has used the marketplace to fill excess capacity as well as their future growth plans.

Inspiring Supplier Successfully Discovers, Retains, and Repeats Business on the Marketplace

March 6, 2018

MARIETTA, GA – MARCH 6, 2018 – Machine Nunn CNC Shop, a small, North Carolina-based Supplier, has found great success on the marketplace. Recently, Shelly Nunn, co-owner of Machine Nunn CNC Shop, gave her insight in an exclusive interview into how Machine Nunn CNC Shop has utilized the marketplace to successfully discover and retain new business.

Top Supplier Achieves Over Half a Million Dollars in Sales from Buyers

February 15, 2018

MARIETTA, GA – February 15, 2018 – Iowa-based job shop Kooima Company, a 5-star rated Supplier, has been a member of the marketplace for 2 years. Recently, Aaron Floen, Quoting Supervisor at Kooima Company, gave his insight in an exclusive interview into how Kooima has utilized the marketplace to address several ongoing pain points of their business. Announces Access of the Supplier Discovery Guide to All Buyers

February 8, 2018

MARIETTA, GA – February 8, 2018 –, the premier destination for Buyer and Supplier discovery, announces the access of the Supplier Discovery Guide to all Buyers. Previously, access to the guide required the assistance of a Buyer’s dedicated Sourcing Advisor. Now, Buyers are able to access the guide and take advantage of its wealth of information as they see fit. The opened Supplier Discovery Guide allows Buyers to more easily find the right Suppliers for their custom parts with or without completed engineered documentation. Welcomes Andy Richardson as Vice President of Marketplace Sales

January 25, 2018

Marietta, GA – January 25, 2018 – is pleased to welcome Andy Richardson to the executive leadership team. He assumed the role of Vice President of Marketplace Sales with the goal of applying his knowledge and expertise to lead the sales teams to the next level of success. Andy brings over 15 years of experience in manufacturing and buyer sales, international business, CRM, and systems processing and training to In his role as a sales leader, Andy will provide strategic direction in helping to determine the future direction of Unveils New and Improved RFQ Form for Buyers

January 17, 2018

Marietta, GA – January 17, 2018 – announces the launch of the new and improved RFQ form. The form has been reformatted specifically with marketplace users in mind. Buyers will find a more user-friendly, efficient experience, and Suppliers will find RFQs released quicker to the marketplace. Lena Owen, Director of Customer Service, states, “Our mission is to make it easy for Buyers and Suppliers to discover each other”. Welcomes Todd McPhetridge as Vice President of Marketing

December 5, 2017

MARIETTA, Ga. Dec. 5, 2017, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, is pleased to welcome Todd McPhetridge to the executive staff. Appoints Ronald L. Hollis as President and CEO

November 7, 2017

MARIETTA, Ga. Nov. 7, 2017, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ronald L. Hollis, Ph.D., as its new president and CEO. Dr. Hollis, who joined the firm on October 16, 2017, is a well-known figure in the manufacturing sector whose expertise will help redefine the platform and usher it into the future. Appoints Michael Vining Vice President of Marketplace Operations

October 11, 2017

MARIETTA, Ga. Oct. 11, 2017 –, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael T. Vining to the position of vice president of marketplace operations. The position, created specifically for him, reflects his wide-ranging understanding of the platform in its current configuration and a deep appreciation for the potential it holds for all of its stakeholders. Debuts Redesigned ShopIQ with More Actionable Marketing Information

September 6, 2017

MARIETTA, Ga. – Sept. 6, 2017 –, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, announces the launch of a new ShopIQ™ tool redesigned specifically to give suppliers the actionable marketing data they need to maximize both platform and business success.