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Mergers & Acquisitions

IndustrialSAVER is consistently looking to merger, partner and acquire similar marketplaces, forums, blogs and other websites serving the manufacturing community. Below is a list of companies and resources migrated into IndustrialSAVER in effort to reach a larger audience of manufacturing, technical, engineering and construction professionals. Contact us if you have or know of an established website for sale serving such markets.

ArriveNEWS was established as a B2B news portal and publisher of multiple industrial trade directories for North American, Western Europe and some parts of Asia. IndustrialSAVER acquired the company in late 2010 and completed the transition of the site's content in the Summer of 2011. served as mainly a blog-based social networking site focusing on new products and services introduced for high-tech manufacturers. The publication's articles, posts and editorials can now be found here on IndustrialSAVER.

International Industrial Trade Show (IITS) was an online expo for the manufacturing community that has since been strategically migrated into IndustrialSAVER. The trade show, which frankly was in desire need to upgrade its platform, utilized videos to showcase exhibitors of the latest and most innovative industrial equipment and machines introduced into the marketplace. All former exhibitors of IITS are now either showcased on our marketplace or have been provided their own profile page designed to demonstrate their products and services as well as promote their corporate capabilities. The International Industrial Trade Show has since been dissolved, but it will not be forgotten as the original virtual expo.

Buy American was a social networking site hosted by Industrial Leaders designed to help US-based manufacturers enter or expand into overseas markets. Industrial Leaders decided to focus its efforts more on its own industrial buying guides, which are also designed to promote U.S. manufacturers internationally, and therefore, moved all Buy American files into our industrial marketplace. We are pleased and honored to welcome such a popular social networking site into our community. was once a flourishing blog and forum for plant maintenance professionals, facility engineers and other manufacturing professionals. The company's founder and owner has since moved on to manage a large corporation and agreed to migrate the website and its users into the IndustrialSAVER platform. For those not aware, MRO stands for "Maintenance, Repair & Operations" which we believe to be the perfect fit to our audience of industrial suppliers and buyers. All IndustrialMRO files, blog postings, comments and data can now be found on IndustrialSAVER.

Industrial Trade Forum was founded by ForeignTRADEX, the US-European Industrial Trade Portal. Although ForeignTRADEX is still going strong, the company decided to integrate its forum with IndustrialSAVER to further its cause of connecting industrial importers & exporters around the world. Editors of the Industrial Trade Forum reviewed and analyzed over 2,800 websites focusing on international trade for 54+ countries. All such pages have been acquired by IndustrialSAVER and can now be found here by either doing a keyword search or exploring our marketplace section.