IHS Inc. (IHS) is a global information company that operates as a source of information, insight and analytics in areas, such as energy and natural resources, technology, healthcare, chemicals, automotive, aerospace, defense and maritime. Its product offerings include IHS Product Design, IHS Engineering Science Data Unit (ESDU), IHS GlobalSpec and IHS Goldfire. The Company�s product design solutions provide technical professionals with the information and insight required to design products, complete engineering projects, solve technical problems, and address the supply chain issues. The Company sells its products to various government agencies and entities. IHS provides professionals with information, research, and tools that support a range of commercial decisions and processes. The Company operates in three segments: Americas, which includes the United States, Canada, and Latin America; EMEA, which includes Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; and APAC (Asia Pacific).