New Version of CONNEX Marketplace Launches March 30th

Salt Lake City, UT – Jan 30, 2022 – Today, i5 Services announced that a new version of it’s CONNEX manufacturing platform will be released on March 30, 2022. This Industry-4.0 software platform has been installed in many locations around the country to better connect regional manufacturing supply chains and bring more business opportunities to local suppliers, manufacturers and OEM’s. It combines all manufacturers and suppliers into a single, accurate, searchable supply-chain database and intelligently connects them to large primes, OEM’s and government buyers based on deep data such as equipment, certifications, capabilities and more. U.S. manufacturers and suppliers can quickly post and respond to needs, visualize supply chain risk, search for qualified suppliers and instantly discover new business opportunities.

Building on the tremendous success of CONNEX, i5 Services is is excited to announce that a new version of this platform will launch on March 30, 2022. The new version will include improved features such as:

  • Improved user interface with easy, intuitive navigation
  • State and national manufacturer searches combined into one single platform.
  • Upgrade of all back-end code for unlimited scalability and growth.
  • Robust search and filter features to find any manufacturer or supplier based on their location, capabilities, equipment, certifications and more.

“We are very excited to launch this new version of our platform,” said Alan Davis, President and CEO of i5 Services.  “For the last 8 years, we’ve worked hard to develop a comprehensive solution for the U.S. manufacturing supply chain. In doing so, we’ve listened closely to manufacturers and have sought their input every step of the way- which is exactly why we are launching a new version of the platform. We’ve incorporated manufacturers input and are making it easier for them to be able to search both locally and nationally for qualified suppliers who meet their needs.  Suppliers will also be able to instantly respond to RFQ/RFP/RFIs from manufacturers within their region and across the nation. These new search features, along with many other upgrades, will make CONNEX Marketplace the premier U.S. manufacturing supply chain solution,” Davis concluded.

For more information, please visit the following FAQ pages:

New Platform FAQ’s for State CONNEX Users

New Platform FAQ’s for National Users (“Manufacturers Marketplace”)


About CONNEX Marketplace by i5 Services
Founded in 2009, i5 Services develops solutions to significantly improve complex technical processes among various industries. Their current focus is to connect the U.S. and global manufacturing supply chain into a single platform, which will solve many of the world’s supply chain issues. Called CONNEX Marketplace, this Industry-4.0 platform connects manufacturers and suppliers into an accurate, searchable supply-chain database allowing primes, OEM’s and governments to post their needs and quickly find suppliers based on deep data such as equipment, certifications, capabilities and more. For more information, visit: