eBay Business, the business marketplace portion of the online auction site has expanded its industrial supply categories as of late to try to reach small and medium-sized businesses. The site is located at www.ebaybusiness.com.

Based on Q1 2003 results, buyers of industrial supplies accounted for more than $46 million in annual gross merchandise sales on eBay, representing an annual growth rate of 65% year-over-year. More than 20,000 new industrial supply listings are showing up on eBay Business every week, ranging from forklifts, generators, compressors, electrical equipment, motors, and HVAC equipment.