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Carl Holst-Knudsen, President, Thomas Publishing Co.

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Throughout its long history, Thomas Publishing was best known for its Thomas Register, a multi-volume listing of U.S. manufacturers. Holst-Knudsen and Thomas moved early to embrace digital technology, such as CD-ROMs, to reduce printing costs. Today the Thomas Register has morphed into an online-only product known as ThomasNet, and the company has waded into marketing services.
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