McGraw-Hill Professional Joins Forces with IHS to Deliver Critical Engineering Content to Professionals Worldwide

Published April 3, 2013

By Communications Team

NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional, the global leader in providing interactive digital content and services to engineers, today announced it has signed an exclusive agreement with IHS, the premier source of insight and information to professionals in the field. As part of the agreement, IHS will provide McGraw-Hill Professional's innovative and award-winning AccessEngineering platform as part of its suite of resources and expertise for professional organizations and companies around the world. The agreement makes IHS the exclusive reseller for AccessEngineering to the corporate market.

AccessEngineering, McGraw-Hill Professional's innovative reference and learning platform for engineers, draws on the company's more than 100 years of expertise in creating the critical engineering content and services that are necessary to professionals throughout their working lives. The platform provides access to widely adopted titles such as Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook, Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain, as well as a plethora of newer publications, such as Advanced MEMS Packaging and Energy Systems Engineering. It was recently honored with the 2012 PROSE Award for Best eProduct in Physical Sciences and Mathematics.

Through the agreement, IHS will offer AccessEngineering as a standalone solution as well as through IHS Goldfire, a product that helps technical professionals achieve dramatic improvements in productivity and knowledge capture and reuse.

"We are very pleased to be working with IHS to provide AccessEngineering to engineering professionals," said Philip Ruppel, president of McGraw-Hill Professional. "This agreement presents an incredible opportunity to put our world-renowned content and expertise in the hands of more professionals than ever before, helping them to drive innovation and success across the engineering spectrum."

AccessEngineering also comprises dynamic online features, such as instructional videos, downloadable data and interactive charts, as well as personalization tools allowing users to organize crucial project information as they work. These trusted resources allow engineers to apply broadly accepted industry best practices in context as part of their daily workflow while updating and expanding their skills.

IHS is the market-leading source of critical information and insights for engineering, design and research professionals, offering access to standards, specifications, and publications from more than 350 standards developing organizations. IHS maintains content partnerships with dozens of organizations, including ASM International, the American Society of Quality (ASQ), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), SAE International, and Springer.

"Engineers across multiple disciplines and industries trust IHS solutions for access to the critical information and insights that support their ongoing innovation work. The curated, focused content available through AccessEngineering will be an invaluable resource for our customers in their day-to-day problem solving, allowing them to tap into deep industry knowledge and expertise to quickly address today's pressing engineering challenges," said Chad Hawkinson, vice president, product design solutions at IHS.

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IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today's business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs more than 6,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

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