IHS and Synapse Strategic Partnership Adds Top Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Publications to Knowledge Collections

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Agreement allows IHS to globally sell Synapse Chemicals Database, eBooks and Reference Works and Well-Known Titles Featured in IHS Knowledge Collections

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 5:48 pm EST

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IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, and Synapse Information Resources, publisher of a chemicals database and related eBooks and publications, jointly announce a new agreement that allows IHS to globally sell Synapse’s chemicals database and related chemical publications and feature key titles like “Industrial Chemicals Thesaurus” and “Specialty Chemicals Source Book” within the IHS Knowledge Collections.


The Synapse in-house database contains thousands of trade names and hundreds of thousands of chemicals and is widely used across chemicals and process industries, oil & gas operations, aerospace, automotive and virtually every industry interacting with various chemicals and chemical compounds. Synapse currently publishes dozens of titles covering lubricants, chemical datasheets and corrosion resistance and is known industry wide for their flagship publications “Industrial Chemicals Thesaurus” and “Specialty Chemicals Source Book.”


 The inclusion of Synapse eBooks and Chemicals Database within the IHS Knowledge Collections accelerates knowledge discovery for chemical engineers and technical professionals. With unique federated, question-answer search technology, answers related to chemicals information and insight buried deep within Synapse’s publications can now be discovered in up to 70 different content lenses including causes/effects, advantages/disadvantages, definitions and many more relevant to a given search.


About IHS (www.ihs.com)

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 8,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

About Synapse (www.synapseinfo.com)

Synapse Information Resources, established in 1981, serves to provide the Chemical Industry with timely, integrated access to thousands of chemical manufacturers and hundreds of thousands of chemicals. The database is continuously revitalized by gathering information from chemical manufacturers, researching chemicals in reference books and databases, and investigating new products and companies in numerous industrial and chemical trade journals and made accessible through carefully designed reference books and software.

 IHS is a registered trademark of IHS Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. © 2013 IHS Inc. All rights reserved.

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