Information Handling Services Inc. (IHS), a leading international provider of content integration and decision support tools, technical standards, codes and product specifications, parts management and logistics solutions, has acquired USA Information Systems, Inc. (USAInfo). The move augments the world's largest published collection of engineering standards, military specs and parts logistics solutions from IHS, which has served worldwide engineering communities and customers for nearly 45 years.
Under the agreement, the former USAInfo (www.usainfo.com) operations will continue in Virginia Beach, VA, and become part of the IHS brand, delivering essential technical documents and specifications, procurement, parts and vendor information to buyers, suppliers, designers, librarians and engineers worldwide. All IHS documents, catalogs and integrated content are available to customers in online at www.ihs.com, electronic or print format by subscription, custom collection or single-document delivery methods.
In related news, HIS also acquired the assets of Intermat, Inc. (www.intermat.com), a leading provider of parts optimization software tools and services. The Intermat customer service and product development operations, and current product families-including Struxure®, SMD™ (Standard Modifier Dictionary) and MRO.Master™-will continue as Intermat Solutions, under the IHS brand, from their Houston, TX, facilities. The worldwide IHS sales organization and IHS dealer network will sell and implement the Intermat Solutions products and parts optimization services.