Some members of the surviving dot-com tribe
WEB SITE MAJOR FOCUS OF SITE Sells electrical and lighting supplies to do-it-yourselfers and professional contractors in its Tools and Hardware store. National-scale, online and stocking distributor of hard-to-find products for the trades. Allows contractors to find bids, post bids, search for subs and locate the lowest prices on material or equipment.
BuildNet Business-to-business e-commerce solution for the residential construction industry.
BuildPoint Brings the construction industry together to achieve fast and cost-effective bid management and to provide a marketplace.
Buildscape Enables builders and contractors to manage the flow of materials, locate subcontractors and enhance their customer service. Collaboration, print and procurement services for professionals to share information and manage building projects online.
Citadon Cephren and Bidcom merged in October 2000 to form Citadon, which provides an open technology platform for the engineering and building industry. Features an online buying and selling system that offers general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers access to a marketplace. A B2B online marketplace that places small businesses on “equal footing” with large companies in purchasing, financing and shipping. An online, independent venture for the distributor, Allen Electric Supply Co. Online trading exchange and hub for manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, OEMs, contractors and other value adding resellers. Search engine directory portal for the electrical industry that is free to the user and $50 for a company listing. Offers books and software, engraving, conduit identification, safety products and tools and equipment. Comprehensive online resource with a buyers guide, electrical industry events calendar and new product information. An online purchasing site that is a subsidiary of Dominguez Contracting Inc. Sells new and used electrical and lighting supplies at or below wholesale costs from name-brand suppliers. Online lighting superstore.
e-wire cable An Internet-based global marketplace for the electrical and electronic wire and cable industry.
GoControls Provider of Web-based supply chain business process software, which has now become SupplyWave. Leading global online marketplace for professional buyers and sellers of commercial lighting equipment. Contractors can organize their lighting needs in a bill of materials or create online catalogs for their customers. An online source to buy test instrumentation. Provides a variety of products, services, information and training for power quality.
PurchasingCenter Now called Excara, this company helps electrical manufacturers build electronic product catalogs. Procurement site for trade professionals that specializes in tools. Leading provider of Internet-based services specifically built for small to medium-sized electrical contractors. An independently-operated company bringing together the electrical product industry's suppliers and distributors. Direct to customer manufacturer/distributor of datacom wiring products. Uses a negotiation-based approach to match buyers with sellers in an online marketplace.
SupplyForce An online integrated portal that offers a catalog of commercial, industrial and construction supplies.
TotalMRO/FindMRO Designed for the supplier or purchaser of Maintenance, Repair and Operating supplies.
TradePower Contractors can research price and availability with multiple suppliers and execute real-time transactions.