The Thomas Global is a directory of 700,000 manufacturers and distributors from 28 countries, classified by 11,000 products and services categories. Its mission is to bring industrial buyers and sellers together on the web to facilitate the purchasing process.
Since 1898 Thomas Publishing Company, LLC has been offering regionally specific buying guides such as the Thomas Register of American Manufacturers®, the bible of American industry. As restrictions in international trade have lessened, the opportunity to find more competitive suppliers in foreign markets has become a reality. As a result, the need for information on those suppliers has become critical. For this reason, Thomas Publishing Company, LLC had combined its global presence and created Thomas Global. Thomas Publishing Company’s global arm, Thomas Global can be searched in 9 different languages including Japanese and Simplified Chinese.
Thomas Global fulfills the need for detailed product and company information in the major industrialized countries. Sourcing agents can navigate quickly through Thomas Global via a simple interface - with 9 languages to choose from, they can search in the language of their choice. Users can select from over 700,000 global industrial suppliers, organized within 11,000 product categories across 28 different countries.