HOBOKEN, N.J., March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fabricating Partners, Inc. today announced Frank Russo, CEO and co-founder of Fabricating.com, will participate in the Design for Manufacturing Summit #3, Thursday evening, March 21, in Brooklyn, NY. The event connects industrial designers, digital entrepreneurs, and manufacturers to explore opportunities in the digital manufacturing revolution. Russo will serve as a guest speaker and panelist in the kickoff session "Getting Started in Manufacturing" starting at 4pm. He will join three other thought leaders to cover ideas and technologies in manufacturing: Haytham Elhawary - Director of the Zahn Center for Entrepreneurship, Matthew Bolton - Director of Production at SparkFun Electronics, and Matt Burnett - co-founder of Maker's Row. For more information about the event, visit http://www.dfmsummit.com.
Fast-growing Fabricating.com is the new online Request for Quote (RFQ) Marketplace helping engineers and buyers to manufacture custom-made parts in America. With more than 2,500 members strong, Fabricating.com supports more than 250 manufacturing disciplines including general and CNC machining, sheet metal fabricating, thermoforming, and much more. The online sourcing platform is ideal for companies reshoring their manufacturing operations or building strategic supply chain relationships with U.S. suppliers. The web-based system requires no IT setup, software installations, or maintenance.
Frank Russo is regarded as an industry insider due to his extensive knowledge of metal manufacturing technologies, procurement and supply chain processes, and online marketing techniques. With over 20 years of experience, he moves comfortably between the shop floor and the executive suite. He rose through the ranks to become General Manager at Custom Metal Manufacturing, one of New Jersey's leading metal fabricating facilities with a large base of commercial, military and industrial customers. Frank heads the Fabricating.com management team with a passion for delivering exceptional value to his customers.
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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