The Library has long had a subscription to the Thomas Register of American Manufacturers and Thomas Register Catalog, the go-to source for every type of material manufactured in the United States and Canada, as well as many services. Need nameplates? Corrosion resistant coatings? Custom metal fabrication? A heat exchanger? Specialty adhesive? Prototyping or CAD services? Would you like a list of companies that will be interested in buying a product you make? Now you can search their database from home or work.

ThomasNet is online and free for basic directory information. You can search by product or service or browse the extensive directory of categories for a list of all companies, then limit by state/province served if you’d like. Information on listing your business on ThomasNet (fee).

For more online resources see the SCL Biz Guide to Internet Resources.