St Romain, France – January 10, 2012 – TraceParts, a leading global provider of 3D Marketing Solutions, today celebrates the 10th anniversary of its flagship engineering portal TracePartsOnline.net with record high traffic numbers. Launched in 2001, TracePartsOnline.net recorded 26.5 million CAD models downloads and 2.5 million absolute unique visitors in 2011, showing a dramatic 38% increase over 2010 as measured by Google® Analytics.
For the global engineering community, the web site delivers extensive product technical data on over 100 million products from hundreds of supplier catalogs of purchased parts. Data such as: native and neutral CAD models, PDF datasheets, specifications, and sourcing information, is all easily accessible through an intuitive easy-to-use interface. All free of charge to registered users.
With more than 1.2 million registered members to date, TracePartsOnline.net is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing global engineering and design communities. The third major version was launched in April 2011, focused on delivering an updated and more seamless user experience for searching, configuring and downloading 3D models. This new release is receiving extraordinary exposure on web search engines, totaling over 1.5 million different pages indexed on Google® as of December 31, 2011 and a record-high 5.25 million page views for the month of November alone.
“TraceParts has always been an innovative pioneer in the product content syndication industry having started operations 20 years ago with 2D CAD block libraries and then launching the first 3D version of TracePartsOnline.net 10 years ago when the Internet was not yet so popular among design engineers”, explains Gabriel Guigue, TraceParts Managing Director. “2011 was by far our best year of business and our site metrics have outperformed all our expectations. Confirming that TraceParts is on the right track when it comes to delivering on our corporate credo: Product Content Everywhere”.
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 is freely available to millions of CAD users worldwide.
For more information about TraceParts, please visit www.traceparts.com