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PartMiner to provide services for Yahoo! Electronics Marketplace

NEW YORK  March 14, 2001  PartMiner, a provider of content, technology and procurement services to the global electronic components industry, recently announced an agreement with Yahoo! Inc., in which PartMiner's Design Center content and market making services from its Free Trade Zone will be made available to users of Yahoo! Electronics Marketplace.

Yahoo! Electronics Marketplace will feature PartMiner's  Design Center catalog of more than 12 million electronic components, which includes part specifications, data sheets, application notes and side-by-side comparisons. Users can conduct parametric searches and searches for similar parts to aid them in the design of electronics products that use semiconductors, passives, connectors and electromechanical devices from over 1,800 manufacturers. Electronics industry professionals who visit the Design Center catalog on the Yahoo! Electronics Marketplace can also access PartMiner's market making services, allowing them to research and request quotes for board-level electronic components. 

Millions of business purchase decision makers visit Yahoo!, and we believe by providing our valuable content to an Internet leader such as Yahoo!, PartMiner will be able to gain a greater audience for our information and services, which are vital to the supply chain from design to manufacturing, said Dan Nissanoff, CEO, PartMiner.

We are pleased to be working with PartMiner to add to our current offerings and enhance users' experiences on our Electronics Marketplace, said Shannon Ledger, vice president and general manager, production, Yahoo!. This agreement supports Yahoo! Industry Marketplaces' goal of working with industry leaders to provide key information and services that are essential to businesses and professionals.