Exciting Updates to Enhance Your RFQ Feed and Search Experience on Partfox

Exciting Updates to Enhance Your RFQ Feed and Search Experience on Partfox

Let's dive into the newest updates on the Partfox Network. This month, we've been working hard to introduce more filters, advanced technologies, a wider range of materials, and significant statistics. Let's take a closer look at what we have in store for you.

by Orderfox
13 Jun

We're excited to announce several upcoming enhancements to both your RFQ feed and search experience, designed to maximize the value of our network for manufacturers and buyers alike. The full functionality of our RFQ feed is available to our Concierge and Superior members only.

Here's a detailed look at what's new:

Hero Section for RFQ Feed

A new hero section will be added to the RFQ feed, showcasing key network statistics. This feature will highlight the value and interest generated by our network, providing you with insightful data at a glance.

New Filters for Machines and Materials

The existing "filter by my machines" toggle is being replaced with more intuitive filters for Machines and Materials. This will allow you to select specific options and tailor your searches more effectively. The improved filters aim to enhance precision and efficiency in finding the right matches.

Enhanced AI Matching

Our updated AI matching feature will now pre-fill filters with information from your profile. This enhancement is designed to streamline your search process, ensuring more accurate and relevant matches and saving you time.

Redesigned Table View for RFQ Feed

The RFQ feed will now feature a redesigned table view incorporating a new horizontal filter layout. This change aims to improve usability and provide a clearer, more organized way to manage RFQs.

Expanded Technology Offerings

We have significantly expanded our technology offerings to include a wide range of new capabilities. These additions will help you find the exact technology you need with greater ease. The new technologies now available include:

  • Forging
  • Casting
  • Plastic injection molding
  • Die casting
  • Flat grinding
  • Turning (2 axes)
  • Round grinding
  • Turning (3+ axes)
  • Stamping
  • Shearing
  • Chamfering
  • Cold forming
  • Deep drawing
  • Bending
  • Welding
  • Laser welding
  • Additive Manufacturing / 3D printing
  • Deep drilling
  • EDM (sinking)
  • EDM (wire)
  • MIG/MAG Welding
  • TIG/WIG Welding
  • Spot Welding
  • Plasma Welding
  • Sand Casting
  • Investment Casting
  • Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
  • Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS)
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
  • Stereolithography (SLA)
  • Selective Laser Melting (SLM)
  • Electron Beam Melting (EBM)
  • Powder coating
  • Liquid painting
  • Anodizing
  • Nitrogenizing
  • Burnishing
  • Galvanizing
  • Nickel plating
  • Chrome plating
  • Phosphatization
  • Blasting
  • Electropolishing
  • Polishing
  • Hardening
  • Annealing
  • Tempering
  • Rolling / Rounding
  • Coating
  • Heat treatment

Improved Material Matching Algorithm

We are also working on an urgent update to improve the algorithm for matching by materials. This update will ensure more accurate and qualitative matches, especially for specific materials manufacturers can work with, even if they are not explicitly listed in their profiles.

Upcoming Enhancements

  • Columns Configuration: Customize which columns you want to see in the table view.
  • Sorting: Easily sort the table view with new sorting options.
  • NDA Updates: Improved flow for handling NDA orders.
  • Additional Actions: Enhanced features for manufacturers on Superior and Concierge plans, including feedback status, bookmarking, and responding to RFQs directly from the feed.
  • Automated Feedback: Automatically choose from various reasons and send automated replies to non-selected manufacturers.


We are committed to continuously improving your experience on our platform. Future updates will also address the dimensions of turning parts to ensure you have the correct specifications.

We believe these updates will significantly enhance your experience and provide greater value from our network. Stay tuned for more exciting features, and feel free to reach out with any questions or feedback.

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