GlobalSpec, Inc. operates as a specialized vertical search, information services, and e-publishing company. It provides domain-expert search engines, Web-based content, and product and industry e-newsletters for buy-side users; and filtered sales leads, product promotion and brand advertising platforms, and e-media advertising and marketing services for sell-side clients. The company allows to browse various product categories, including building and construction, data acquisition and signal conditioning, electrical and electronic components, flow control and fluid transfer, fluid power components, imaging and video equipment, industrial and engineering software, industrial computers and embedded systems, laboratory equipment and scientific instruments, manufacturing and process equipment, material handling and packaging equipment, mechanical components, motion and controls, networking and communication equipment, optical components and optics, semiconductors, and test and measurement equipment, as well as materials, chemicals and adhesives, sensors, transducers, and detectors. It also allows browsing various service categories, such as business services, calibration and testing services, contract manufacturing and fabrication, electrical and electronic contract manufacturing, engineering services, industrial automation services, industrial maintenance, and material handling and packaging services. The company serves engineering, manufacturing, and related scientific and technical market segments. GlobalSpec, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is based in Troy, New York with sales offices in Troy and Tarrytown, New York; and Baltimore, Maryland. It has media representatives in Shanghai, China; Mannheim, Germany; and Taipei, Taiwan.