-Find a Manufacturer and Other Resources for Inventors

Download PART 1 – Inventor Resources:Brendan O’Connell, Director of Web Operations, and Paul Gerbino, Publisher, ThomasNet News introduce and how more than 607,000 companies are available to search for manufacturing your idea and more

Download PART 2 – Invention Process:Brendan and Paul of talk about how their services help inventors from production to marketing your invention, including ThomasNet News, manufacturing, prototypes and short run production of your invention.

Download PART 3 – Research for your invention:Brendan and Paul continue interview with Host and inventor Brian Fried and help inventors understand what Prototypes, CAD drawings are, contract manufacturers, distributors, service companies and more

Download PART 4 – Inventor Help:Brendan and Paul from take callers questions about services- Recap of all free services and information ThomasNet can provide to inventors that are ready to start bringing their ideas to reality.

Brendan O’Connell, Director of Web Operations for and Paul Gerbino, Publisher of ThomasNet News (formerly known as Thomas Register) will present inventors invaluable information on how to find and research potential partners for making your prototype, finding engineers, CAD drawings (3d drawings) contract manufacturers for production, anser your questions about what the differences are between distributors, manufacturers, wholesalers and even how to promote your product or services through their media channels. Our presenters will also demonstrate how to actually navigate through their website and prepare you for this part of the invention process.

With one million user sessions each month, is the world’s preferred resource for building and securing supply chains that require specialized parts, materials, components, equipment and more. For inventors and entrepreneurs, it’s a destination rich with information and potential partners to turn their ideas into successful businesses. Whether they want to build a prototype, find contract manufacturers, conduct market research, or create buzz on their new ventures, ThomasNet can help. Great information and resource for inventors and entrepreneurs at all levels.