’s Top 50 Maintenance Web Sites Now on CD-ROM

A free industrial review Web site for the plant reliability industry,, Fort Myers, Fla., recently unveiled its “Top 50 Reliability and Maintenance Web Sites” on interactive CD-ROM. Featuring sites from the United States, Canada, Australia, Germany, and the United Kingdom, the CD-ROM offers a guided and narrated tour of the best features of each Web site through the use of hyperlinks that work with an Internet browser while you’re online.

"We wanted a way to acknowledge web sites that teach without asking for anything in return," says Terrence O'Hanlon, the executive producer of the program. "The Internet is being used more frequently for research, and these sites are all performing a valuable service."

The CD-ROM is available for $49 and offers a 30-day total satisfaction guarantee. For more information or to order, call (941) 985-0317, fax (941) 985-0318, or visit

Free Online Job Listings for Fiber Optic Industry

The Fiber Optic Association (FOA), a Boston-based society for professionals working in the fiber optic industry, recently unveiled a free job listing service. Companies recruiting for positions can post jobs on the FOA website at

Available to the public (not just FOA members), the listings include hundreds of jobs in R&D, manufacturing, installation, sales, and marketing. Founded in 1995 as a non-profit organization, FOA has more than 7,000 members, of which more than 5,000 have completed requirements for the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) certification and advanced certifications.

Alpha Wire Web Site Speeds Online Ordering

Alpha Wire Co., a leading provider of wire, cable, and tubing solutions for advanced electronic applications, recently updated its Web site,, focusing on quick access to the company’s online Master Catalog. By eliminating repetitive clicking, the revamped site is cleaner, faster, and easier to use. With Alpha’s Stock Check feature, visitors can search the inventory of participating distributors for a specific Alpha product—online in real time. After entering a part number, customers can quickly find all participating Alpha Wire distributors who have that part in stock as well as how many units are available. Then, they can select a distributor and link directly to the site for ordering.

Del City Launches New Web Site

At Del City’s new Web site,, you can purchase more than 2500 products securely online. New features of the site include: a new search feature, monthly discount promotions, and product information (including PDFs of new product flyers). You can also track your order using invoice number, request a free catalog, subscribe to future e-mail offers, submit your specifications for a free estimate on custom products, view all recent press releases, track your order using invoice number, and apply for credit.