The Power to Build

Good B2B news for the construction industry

LINTHICUM HEIGHTS, MD  BUSINESS WIRE  February 12, 2001 -- TradePower, a solutions provider for the construction industry, recently announced that it has partnered with Eclipse, a provider of enterprise software for supply-chain management. Under the agreement, Eclipse will integrate TradePower's digital marketplace with its supply-chain management software product, allowing users to connect through either TradePower's desktop-based software or the Internet.

Benefits of the partnership include access for Eclipse's customers to the thousands of construction industry contractors that participate in the TradePower digital marketplace. The connection will enable Eclipse's customers to sell supplies, bid, and provide information on the availability of construction materials quickly and easily. TradePower will gain access to over 400 new customers by linking to Eclipse's business systems.

"We are thrilled that a recognized industry leader like Eclipse has chosen TradePower to provide its customers with the ability to conduct business on our marketplace," said Tom McVeigh, CEO of TradePower. "The partnership allows us to broaden our customer user base and continue to aggressively pursue our growth plans by adding a multitude of new distributors across the United States."

"TradePower's integrated e-commerce technology and an in-depth understanding of suppliers and contractors unique needs was a major factor in our decision to partner with Trade Power", said Michael Honig, vice president of business development for Eclipse, Inc. "By linking our supply chain management software to the TradePower marketplace, we are empowering our customers to utilize industry leading e-commerce tools to optimize procurement efficiencies."