Octopart sits at the intersection of the web and electronic hardware. Its suite of web-based solutions includes the industry's most powerful vertical search engine, which enables engineers, designers, and maker-pros to research over 40.5 million parts and growing. Over 650,000 unique users every month search for part numbers and keywords, or drill down results by category with parametric search. Octopart returns component information, like datasheets, quantities in stock, and pricing, from over 250 distributors and 8,100 manufacturers. Octopart also offers an easy-to-use BOM Manager which allows engineers to save bills of materials and adjust them, creating a snapshot of the availability and pricing of the products they plan to use. Octopart users can save BOMs, share them, and populate distributors’ shopping carts for efficient purchasing.