Makersite Data Foundation
Make the best possible design and purchase decisions.
Access the largest product and supply chain database with 36,000+ industrial processes, 600,000+ environmental impacts, and 100,000+ materials, and their physical properties, all in one system
Over 30% of global supply chain data at your fingertips
Makersite’s Data Foundation is the solution to the challenges manufacturers face when sourcing components and complying with sustainability and regulatory commitments. Our product knowledge graph, the largest in the world, brings together data from over 140 sources, providing access to the largest product and supply chain database. Our databases cover a wide range of materials and substances, allowing you to model products from various sectors, including automotive, electronics, packaging, and food. We monitor 40+ regulations and include major LCA databases, including Ecoinvent and IDEA. With information on 36,000+ industrial processes, 600,000+ environmental impacts, and 100,000+ materials and properties in one system, Makersite makes it easy for you to find exactly what you need for your sourcing and purchasing decisions.
Some of our data sources
The ecoinvent database provides well-documented process data for thousands of products, helping you make truly informed choices about their environmental impact.
High-quality data for products, at the farm gate. Implement ecodesign strategies for food products with hundreds of agricultural products and processes, in unit process format.
The CPM LCA Database is developed within the Swedish Life Cycle Center and is a result of the continuous work to establish transparent and quality reviewed LCA data.
Processes for bioenergy supply chains, with German background, developed in the context of the German BioEnergieDat research project, with support from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, 2010-2012.
ProBas is a German dataset library originally provided by the German Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt). It includes unit as well as aggregated processes, for Energy, Materials & Products, Transportation services and Waste. ProBas+ database provides well-documented process data for thousands of products, helping you make truly informed choices about their environmental impact.
RoHS substances (EU)
The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive restricts the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment in the European Union.
The London Metal Exchange is the world centre for industrial metals trading.
The European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR) is the Europe-wide register that provides easily accessible key environmental data from industrial facilities in European Union Member States and in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia and Switzerland.
Database created by the NEEDS (New Energy Externalities Developments for Sustainability) project: Life cycle inventories of future electricity supply in Europe. It contains industrial LCI data on future transport services, electricity and material supply.
IDEA v2 comprehensively covers nearly all economic activities of the Japanese business. It contains about 3800 processes that are classified based on the Japan Standard Commodity Classification.
LCA database containing agricultural data sets with a US background, plus crosswalks to upstream Ecoinvent v.2.2 data sets, provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The version available is “USDA crop data v.1.1”.
Octopart is a search engine for electronic components and industrial products.
Datasets made available free of charge by different authors. All LCI data are elaborated according to the ecoinvent v2.2 guidelines.
The data have been developed in different publicly or privately funded projects.
Reach substances (EU)
REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of Chemicals.
GESTIS is the Information system on hazardous substances of the German Social Accident Insurance.
Pubchem – basic properties
PubChem is an open chemistry database at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Agri-footprint is a high-quality life cycle inventory (LCI) database for the agriculture and food sector. It covers data on agricultural products: feed, food, and biomass.
WIAM – metal properties
IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH Dresden (IMA Dresden) develop and perform customized testing of all types of materials and components. More than 6,000 materials and their modifications are available and traceable, using parameters and information. The materials are steel, cast steel, cast iron, nonferrous metals such as castings and kneading options, as well as plastics.
Data.. for fact-based insights into sustainability and life cycles.