SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

December 01, 2008 06:00 ET

Industrial Info Resources Teams Up With NextStep Solutions, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - December 1, 2008) - Ed Lewis, CEO of Industrial Info Resources (IIR) (Sugar Land, Texas), is proud to announce that Jack Warkenthien, CEO of NextStep Solutions (Houston, Texas), has joined IIR's executive management team.

In times of economic uncertainty, companies across the world are seeking new solutions to get to market more effectively. IIR recognizes that in these times, clients need better results just to survive. "It was necessary to bring together the cutting-edge marketing, sales and leadership solutions we found in NextStep Solutions to complete the suite of products and services that helps companies convert more opportunities into wins," Mr. Lewis said.

IIR, for the first time ever, can now offer our clients a total suite of solutions, including market intelligence delivered with enhanced web-based tools, multimedia solutions and industrial sales training and strategies.

Mr. Warkenthien, a professional speaker and author of "Life's a Sales Call: How to Succeed in the World's Oldest Profession," and creator of more than 100 sales, marketing service, and leadership classes, said: "I was introduced to the No. 1 provider of intelligence for the industrial marketplace. Today, I have decided to join forces with IIR. Combined with multimedia solutions, sales strategies and training, IIR can now position companies to get them to market faster and to sell more business along the way."

Turn your sales and business development teams upside down and learn why people buy and how you can sell to them. For more information contact Mr. Warkenthien at or call 800-762-3361.

Industrial Info Resources (IIR) provides global market intelligence on the industrial process, heavy manufacturing and energy related markets. For over 25 years, IIR has provided products and services ranging from industry news, forecasting, plant and project databases, multimedia services, and now Sales Training and Strategies. For more information send inquiries to or visit us at

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