Friday, 12 February 2010

Resource spotlight on: Kompass, connects business to business


Business and Patent Information Service offers businesses and individuals access to Kompass, a unique database providing high quality locally sourced information on companies from all over the world.

Kompass provides quality business information supporting businesses and individuals with:
  • Precise targeting of marketing campaigns
  • Research into new market possibilities
  • Identifying sales opportunities
  • Procurement and purchasing
  • Locating difficult to source products or services
  • Researching job opportunities
Kompass has made a niche for itself within the company information sector through the provision of information not easily accessible from other sources:
  • Access to suppliers of products and services in 60+ countries.
  • A unique classification system providing access to more than 300,000
product codes using three levels of taxonomy:

1) Industry group - ie. 21 Beverages
2) Market Sector - ie. 21120 Whiskey & Bourbon
3) Precise product - ie. 2112004 Whiskey, malt

  • Search via exporters or importers by product and locations
  • Search via trade marks and brand names
  • Select producers and distributors
  • Executive information
Kompass provides full contact details, executive details, key financial information
product and service description for most companies sample download

Company lists can be downloaded in spreadsheet format for a small charge.

Business and Patent Information staff are available to discuss individual search needs. Quotes and downloads can be delivered direct to your desk top within 24hours.

For further information contact Business and Patents Information Services -0113 2478266 / piu@leeds.gov.uk