UBM Electronics, a New UBM Business, Merges EE Times Group and Canon Communications Electronics Properties

Oct 27, 2010, 12:56 ET from UBM Electronics

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a new UBM company, UBM Electronics, was formed from the merger of UBM's existing EE Times Group portfolio with the electronics-related properties it recently acquired through the purchase of Canon Communications LLC.  The new business brings together the electronics industry's most esteemed media brands to create the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision-makers.  

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UBM Electronics delivers results for the key influencers and decision-makers involved in the design, development and commercialization of technology through its market-leading brands, peer communities and professional education services.  More than 2.2 million engineering professionals engage with UBM Electronics brands which now include:

  • ARM Technology Conference
  • Designlines
  • DesignCon
  • Design News
  • EBN
  • EDN
  • EDN Asia
  • EDN China
  • EDN Japan
  • EE Times
  • Embedded.com
  • Embedded Systems Conferences
  • TechOnline
  • Test & Measurement World

Additionally, UBM Electronics provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media to custom solutions and research.

The new UBM Electronics business will be led by David Blaza, Vice President, UBM Electronics.  Ron Wall, Senior Vice President, UBM Canon will continue in his role as leader of UBM Canon's publishing group.  Both will report to Paul Miller, CEO, UBM Electronics and UBM Canon publishing group.

"The Canon electronics portfolio is a terrific fit with the EE Times Group portfolio," said Miller.  "We are very excited to introduce UBM Electronics as we combine the brand strength of the products as we seek to create new, innovative solutions in print, online and events for marketers looking to reach the key decision-makers."

About UBM Electronics  

UBM Electronics is the global leader in media and marketing solutions for the electronics industry. UBM Electronics delivers results for the key influencers and decision makers involved in the design, development and commercialization of technology through its market leading brands, peer communities and professional education services. More than 2.2 million engineering professionals engage with UBM Electronics brands which include EE Times, EDN, EDN China, EDN Asia, EDN Japan, Design News and Test & Measurement World, TechOnline, Designlines and Embedded.com across the globe to accelerate technology sales. The international electronics community gathers at UBM Electronics market leading events such as the Embedded Systems Conferences, DesignCon and ARM Technology Conference to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry. Additionally, UBM Electronics provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media, custom solutions and research.  UBM Electronics is part of UBM (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com

For more information on UBM Electronics please contact:
Felicia Hamerman, Group Marketing Director
T: 516.562.5652, E: felicia.hamerman@ubm.com



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