CDS Online Catalog Solution Selected by Global Tooling Solutions

CDS (CDS Visual), a leading provider of online solutions for industrial suppliers, announced today that Global Tooling Solutions has selected the CDS Online Catalog SaaS solution for use on their website.

Based in Walpole, MA, Global Tooling Solutions is an import/wholesale organization focused around the industrial and metal working industries. Built from strong operating principles and focused around a sound understanding of the markets they service, GTS maintains as exceptionally strong customer orientation. “The industrial buying process has changed, with designers’ now researching and selecting products online, usually before talking to suppliers such as ourselves. In response to this new reality we’ve made our website a frontline sales tool, enabling customers to quickly and easily find the ‘right’ product.” said Karl Ganshirt, President of Global Tooling Solutions. “As a way to improve the way our products are cataloged and searched online we’ve decided to upgrade our website. After evaluating several vendors we selected the CDS Catalog SaaS solution for its flexibility, adaptability, and configurability as well as its SEO benefits. We look forward to going live with this solution in 2013.”

“CDS is delighted to support Global Tooling Solutions with our integrated CDS Catalog. Today almost 60 percent of purchasing decisions are made before talking to a sales representative. As such, our marketing and sales processes need to support and influence the way customers now work,” said John Major, CEO of CDS Visual. “Our CDS Catalog is purpose designed specifically for industrial suppliers to provide engineering spec. based search to their prospective customers and as a SaaS model it can be rapidly implemented.”

CDS Visual helps industrial suppliers and distributors grow sales and strengthen customer loyalty through interactive online product catalogs, ecommerce, 3D CAD model delivery and product configurator solutions

About Global Tooling Solutions

As a young company, having opened their doors in for business in 2008, Global Tooling Solutions has already established a reputation as a reliable resource for quality products, technical support, and unbeatable value. They are the authorized supplier for Gator Lathe Chucks and Talon Precision Tooling and can provide the convenience of on-stop shopping for any machine shop. Distributors enjoy the large product offering, product availability, and reliable customer support while manufacturers appreciate the precision products and consistent quality. For more information please call 1-866-646-8137 or visit them online at

About CDS (CDS Visual, Inc.)

CDS is a leading SaaS provider of product search, configuration, and online CAD solutions for Industrial Suppliers. Founded in 2005 with headquarters in San Jose, CA, CDS Visual enables Industrial Suppliers to increase sales by enabling their products to be specified into new designs, improve website conversion rates, generate high quality sales leads, and improve customer service. CDS SaaS solutions include the CDS ModelServer™, CDS Catalog™, and CDS CAD Configurator™. CDS’s highly skilled and experienced professional services team provides implementation services for the successful deployment of CDS SaaS solutions. The company’s customers include the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors in the High Tech and Industrial Manufacturing industries. For more information CDS can be reached at 408.550.8820 or by visiting

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