Finding the Right Treatment, Flow Control or Process Supplier


There are thousands of suppliers of combustion, water treatment, separation, heat exchange, air pollution control and water pollution control systems. For each process there are thousands of companies supplying pumps, valves, nozzles, blowers and treatment chemicals.

Many applications have very specific requirements which are best filled by one of a few companies. How do you find these few companies among the many thousands which fit the general description?

This challenge is even greater if you are in a country where English is the second language and the company and product listings may differ from those in English. However, McIlvaine is making this selection process much easier with the OEM Networking Directory. In certain segments, it already has a very powerful combination of Continuous Analyses along with the directory. The analysis lists the advantages and disadvantages of the various options and provides the names of the vendors. The directory then provides contacts at those companies along with information on similar companies.

Obtaining the name of the company in one language and then determining the right subsidiary and location in another can be daunting. McIlvaine has created a number to identify every corporate parent. The names in various languages are linked to the number as are the names of the subsidiaries along with the products made by that subsidiary.

One of the most important efforts is to match corporate names in English with those in Chinese.

Another important initiative is decisive classification of products.

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