Inside the Thomas Network Platform

This is where you get found by buyers and engineers.

When you need to connect with customers that can make a real difference to your business, put your business on As the leading platform for supplier discovery, product sourcing, and actionable information, we are the go-to source for a powerful, global audience of procurement professionals and engineers.

These B2B buyers come specifically to identify top suppliers of the products and services they need to buy:

  • Capital equipment
  • Custom manufacturing services
  • MRO supplies
  • Industrial components
  • Electrical components
  • Lab equipment
  • Material handling equipment
  • Safety equipment and supplies
  • Packaging
  • Food service equipment and supplies
  • Raw materials
  • Building equipment and supplies
  • General services

Stand out and get found on industry’s total sourcing platform. lets you promote far more detailed information than you could on any online directory or general search engine. And that’s exactly why buyers and engineers come to us when they’re serious about partnering with a new supplier – they’re able to discover, vet, compare, and contact industrial suppliers, all on one comprehensive, free platform.

Far more than a general search engine or online directory, is a complete supplier discovery/product sourcing tool offering:


Supplier content written and curated by professional editors

Thousands of in-depth supplier profiles

Quality certified supplier database

Diversity certified supplier database

Software-ready, downloadable 3D CAD models

Parametric search of over 30,000 OEM and distributor catalogs

Custom quotes service to connect buyers with local job shops

Request for information functionality

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By Supplier
Promote your company on the world’s most frequently searched industrial supplier database.

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By Product
Turn your detailed product data into sales by making it searchable online.

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By CAD Models
Get spec’d into more designs by making your 2D/3D CAD drawings searchable and available for download.

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By Custom Quotes
Let us connect you with local customers looking for exactly what your job shop provides.

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By Ownership Status
Stand out to large organizations that need to fulfill supplier diversity requirements.

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By Quality Certifications
Qualify your company for buyers who require your achieved industry certifications.

Want to see how it works?