Hoboken, NJ – Fabricating.com CEO Frank Russo will be a guest speaker and panelist at SIIA’s DataContent 2012 conference being held from October 9 - 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Philadelphia, PA. In its 20th year, the DataContent conference covers data, communities, and markets for software and digital content professionals. Russo will discuss data publishing and serve as a panelist during the Making Markets session from 10am – 11am on October 11, 2012. Mr. Russo is the CEO of Fabricating.com, a new sourcing platform helping industrial buyers to build U.S. Supplier networks and manufacture made-to-order parts in more than 250 manufacturing disciplines including machining, sheet metal fabricating, thermoforming, and much more.
Before co-founding Fabricating.com, Frank Russo was instrumental in the development of web-based innovations to connect Buyers with suppliers and create vibrant market spaces, while serving on the management team at Thomas Publishing Company, McGraw-Hill Construction Information, and MFG.com. A thought leader in the manufacturing industry, Russo is regarded as an insider due to his extensive knowledge of metal manufacturing technologies, procurement/supply chain processes, and online marketing techniques. With over 20 years of experience, Russo rose through the ranks to become General Manager at Custom Metal Manufacturing, one of New Jersey’s leading metal fabricating facilities with a large base of commercial, military, and industrial customers. He holds a BS degree from Stetson University and completed post graduate work at the Pennsylvania State University.
The SIIA (Software & Information Industry Association) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 500 leading software and information companies.
Fabricating.com is the new sourcing platform and online marketplace for U.S. Buyers and U.S. Suppliers engaged in the sourcing process to produce products, parts, and assemblies. The company provides a centralized, secure solution for the Request for Quote (RFQ) process, and supports the exchange and communication of information needed for custom manufacturing. The intelligent SourceNow platform analyzes part details from an RFQ and locates U.S.-based contract manufacturers with the expertise and machine assets needed for the job. Fabricating.com’s R&D, sales and marketing, and customer service center is located at its headquarters in Hoboken, NJ. For more information, call (201) 345-5229 or learn more at www.Fabricating.com.