Hearst Business Media Announces the Acquisition of Electronic Specifier
Leading European Site for the Electronics Industry
UNIONDALE, N.Y., November 11, 2008
– Hearst Electronics Group, [HEG] the largest publisher of
product information in the electronics industry, today announced the addition of Electronic Specifier to its
portfolio of resources for Electronic Engineers.
provides designers, specifies and decision makers with the latest product information and industry news they
need to make informed decisions. Its robust content makes the site a compelling venue for marketers of products
and services across the electronics industry spectrum including semiconductors, components, power sources, T&M,
software tools, and EDA solutions.
is Europe’s fastest growing on-line resource with a database of over 60,000 registered users to date. Suppliers
such as Analog Devices, Texas Instruments, Digi-key are just a few of the advertisers now on the site.
"Electronic Specifier is an important piece of the puzzle for the Hearst Electronics Group as we now have the best
site in Europe to package along with our properties in China and the US. It’s content for EE's compliment our
portfolio perfectly and we are excited to begin sharing resources with them and all our sites around the world,”
states William Barron, Vice President and Publishing Director for The Hearst Electronics Group.
with 21ic.com, Electronic Products, ICMaster, Semiconductor Applications, EEM, Embedded Developer and our
Reference Design Directory we now provide an unparalleled opportunity for advertisers to reach key decision makers
in the world’s most important semiconductor and components markets.”About Hearst Electronics Group
Hearst Electronics Group is the largest publisher of product information to the electronics industry.
Its directories, e-newsletters, web sites, magazines, webcasts, inventory access tools, and databases are
invaluable resources for engineers involved in product design. Hearst Electronics Group is part of Hearst Business
Media (HBM), an operating group of the Hearst Corporation. For additional information about Hearst Electronics
Group, please visit
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