HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL, September 17-Renishaw Inc. is introducing a new buy-direct Web site for North America.Renishawdirect.comoffers same day shipping for most orders placed weekdays before 2:30 p.m. CT, plus a 10% discount on Renishaw's standard list prices.

The site has many items from Renishaw's line of 6,000 different styli and accessories. Renishaw supports the site with styli manufacturing and stocking inventories at its North American headquarters centrally located at Hoffman Estates, IL, a Chicago suburb.

To help probe users select the correct stylus for their application, the Web site includes a wizard alongside a guide on choosing styli. The guide includes "The Basics" (terminology), "Material Selection" (ball and stem), "Types of Renishaw Styli" (straight, star, disc, cylindrical, pointed, etc.) and "Technical Specifications" (structure, composition, purity, density, etc.).