FreeMarkets created B2B online auctions for buyers of industrial parts, raw materials, commodities and services. The company created auctions for goods and services in more than 195 product categories, including injected molded plastic parts, commercial machinings, metal fabrications, chemicals, printed circuit boards, corrugated packaging and coal. The company completed its IPO on the NASDAQ Exchange in 2000 and was acquired by Ariba in 2004.

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