Fabricating.com to Support the First New Jersey ManufactureNJ Week

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HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fabricating Partners, Inc. today announced it will participate in the first New Jersey ManufactureNJ Week, October 22 – 26, 2012, featuring activities throughout the state for manufacturers, students, educators, policy makers and the media. Fabricating.com, a sourcing platform for US Buyers and US Suppliers, will exhibit at the ManufactureNJ Kickoff event on Oct. 22 at the NJIT Campus Center in Newark, NJ, and participate in the MakerHUB, a career exploration trade show and mixer for students and industry professionals. Frank Russo, CEO of Fabricating.com, will join other leading New Jersey manufacturers and technology providers in an invitation-only executive roundtable to discuss ideas, policies, and short- and long-term solutions to grow manufacturing in the state. The week long event is co-sponsored by ManufactureNJ (New Jersey's Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network) and the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP). For more information, visit www.manufacturenj.org/events or call 1-800-624-9850.

With more than 1000 members, Fabricating.com is the new online Request for Quote (RFQ) Marketplace helping engineers, purchasing professionals, and buyers build U.S. Supplier networks and manufacture custom-made parts in America. Fabricating.com supports more than 250 manufacturing disciplines including machining, sheet metal fabricating, thermoforming, and much more. The company is forging strategic partnerships to support Made in America and MadeInYourState initiatives.

"We are very proud to support the very first ManufactureNJ Week. U.S. manufacturing is vital to our long-term economic prosperity, and a vital source of good jobs," states Frank Russo, CEO of Fabricating.com. "Building awareness of the opportunities in manufacturing will help sustain the 17,000 manufacturers operating in New Jersey, and also attract new startups and manufacturing companies looking to relocate or reshore their operations."

About NJ Manufacturing Week Sponsors

ManufactureNJ, the Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network, is hosted at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and funded by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. ManufactureNJ works to stabilize and develop a skilled manufacturing workforce, to ensure New Jersey manufacturers compete effectively, and succeed today and into the future. NJMEP is a member of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program (MEP), a network of centers throughout the U.S. The centers are part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The MEPs were created to help small and mid-sized companies improve their competitive position in the market by focusing on five critical profitable growth areas: continuous improvement, technology acceleration, supplier development, sustainability and workforce development. To learn more about NJMEP, visit njmep.org

About Fabricating.com

Fabricating.com develops the SourceNow platform and online marketplace for U.S. Buyers and U.S. Suppliers engaged in the sourcing process to produce products, parts, and assemblies. The company provides a centralized, secure solution for the Request for Quote (RFQ) process, and supports the exchange and communication of information needed for custom manufacturing. The intelligent SourceNow platform analyzes part details from an RFQ and locates US-based contract manufacturers with the expertise and machine assets needed for the job. Fabricating.com's R&D, sales and marketing, and customer service center is located at its headquarters in Hoboken, NJ. For more information, call (201) 345-5229 or learn more at www.Fabricating.com.

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CONTACT: Press Contact: Belinda Jones, HiTech Marketing llc 860-399-1147 belinda.jones@hitechmarketing.com

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