3D Engineering Content Provider TraceParts Opens U.S. Subsidiary

CAD/CAM industry veteran will head new operation.

TraceParts U.S. SubsidiarySt Romain, France – September 5, 2007 – TraceParts, a leading global supplier of 3D Engineering Content, announced today the establishment of TraceParts, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary in New Hampshire, offering customers the software and services needed to create, manage, and distribute web based 3D product catalogs.


The new operation will be led by industry veteran Bob Noftle. Bob has over 25 years experience in the CAD/CAM industry, most recently with the SolidWorks Corporation where he was the General Manager of 3D Content Solutions.

“To support our U.S. customers, and our European and Asian customers with U.S. operations, it was imperative that we form this subsidiary”, says Etienne Mullie, TraceParts founder, CEO and President of the Board.

“With his vast experience in the content field, coupled with his knowledge of the marketplace, Bob is uniquely qualified to lead the U.S. team.”

“The establishment of TraceParts, Inc. signifies another important move for TraceParts as it continues with its expansion plans,” said Bob Noftle the newly appointed president. “I am happy to be part of a team that is so focused on the needs of the customer.”

The new subsidiary will allow TraceParts to provide global support to component manufacturers in the creation and publishing of their 3D catalogs. Many leading suppliers including Asco Joucomatic Numatics, Bosch Rexroth, Festo, Igus, Ina/Fag, Legris, Misumi, Schneider and Trelleborg, have already selected TraceParts for their innovative technology and effective marketing support.


About TraceParts

TraceParts is a leading digital engineering content company, offering customers progressive business solutions through powerful web based products and services. TraceParts helps customers improve marketing efficiencies by increasing the value of their existing digital product data. The tracepartsonline.net CAD portal already has more than 650,000 registered users worldwide. For more information about TraceParts, see www.traceparts.com.


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