March 16, 2006 14:14 ET

IDES Unveils Vertical Search Engine for the Plastics Industry

LARAMIE, WY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 16, 2006 -- IDES Inc. ( announced today the launch of their vertical search engine for the plastics industry. In one simple search, IDES gives users free access to articles, technical documents and websites. The vertical search engine developed by IDES only crawls and indexes plastics-related websites, providing plastics industry professionals with specialized content.

"Because of our 20 year involvement in the plastics industry, we're able to leverage our knowledge and expertise to provide and manage a vertical search engine for this complex niche," said Mike Kmetz, President of IDES. "As a trusted brand that focuses on content related to the plastics industry, developing a vertical search engine to help organize information for users was a natural fit for IDES."

With the familiar look and feel of general search engines, plastics professionals are able to quickly search by keyword to find exactly what they're looking for. "Already we've received terrific feedback from users who previously struggled to locate information on the Internet on their own," said Nathan Potter, Marketing Manager for IDES.

To learn more about the new IDES vertical search engine for the plastics industry, visit:

About IDES Inc.

IDES is a plastic materials information management company. The Plastics Web™ from IDES is a website with a vertical search engine connecting tens of thousands of companies around the globe with plastics content and technical data sheets from 500 global resin manufacturers. The company provides custom resin selectors for nearly all resin distributors and a number of resin manufacturers. IDES is headquartered in Laramie, Wyoming, with offices in Europe and Mexico.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Nathan Potter
    IDES -- The Plastics Web™
    +1-307-742-9227 ext. 246
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