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

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

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 3, 2013

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

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.

For more information about AccessEngineering, please visit:

About McGraw-Hill Professional
McGraw-Hill Professional, a division of McGraw-Hill Education, is a leading
global provider of print and electronic content and services for the medical,
technical, and business communities. Its offerings include reference and
certification books for all professional and educational disciplines and
online solutions on medical and health, engineering, business, and scientific
topics. For more information, visit

About IHS (
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.

Brian Belardi
McGraw-Hill Education

SOURCE McGraw-Hill Professional

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