CDS announces 85% growth in first half of 2008

CDS Visual announces 85% growth in first half of 2008

Manufacturers and Distributors increasingly providing CAD downloads

San Jose, CA, July 15, 2008. CDS Visual (CDS), a leading provider of online product selection tools for industrial suppliers and distributors, today announced that its first half year revenue in 2008 increased by 85% over the first half of 2007.

CDS finished 2007, its second full year, with 44 customers and in the first half of 2008 added 12 new customers for a total of 56. New customers added in Q1 and Q2 2008 include Anvil International, aMsp (All Metric Small Parts), AST Bearings, Aviation Metals, B & B Manufacturing, California Caster, General Bearing, Plastic Products, Standard Lifters, Hamilton Company, Thermaco - Big Dipper, Tomkins. In addition the company continued to expand the content available on its new free CAD model search engine

As Daniel M Smith of the Goodrich Corporation said, “I am a designer, and I dictate where the parts are purchased from. If you have the CAD model I want, you get the sale. It is just that simple.”

"Whether they are looking for new parts, spare parts or CAD models our products save engineers valuable design time and make it easier for industrial suppliers’ products to be selected online," said John Major, CEO, CDS Visual. "More than 90% of design engineers search for parts online – and our first half results confirm that manufacturers and distributors are responding by providing their part details and CAD models online.”

About CDS Visual (CDS)

Founded in 2005 with headquarters in San Jose, CA, CDS Visual enables industrial suppliers’ products to get found, selected and ordered online. CDS hosted solutions include CDS ModelServer™, CDS Catalog™, CDS Spare Parts Catalog™, CDS Configurator™ and CDS Services to build CAD models, do data engineering and customize the software to suit your customers needs. For full information, visit .