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Hearst Electronics Group Press Release - 2/9/2009 Relaunches Its Website with New Content, Features and Functionality

UNIONDALE, N.Y., February 9, 2009 – Hearst Electronics Group, the largest publisher of product information to the electronics industry, announces the re-launch of ( To date, the site has been widely used to search authorized distributor inventory, electronic components and their manufacturers. The new design will give engineers those same features plus easier navigation, related content, and better search functionality.

The most significant changes to are its added content and enhanced search capabilities. The website now includes related content from other Hearst Electronic Group websites, including Electronic Products articles and reference designs, eeTechBrief webcasts, Application Reference Literature, and parametric part information from Brand new to is the search functionality enhanced to include six distinct search options, including a comprehensive search that will return results from products, manufacturers, distributors, inventory, and product information pages. Each of these search options has its own landing page, and searches can be conducted from any results page on the site using the top navigation bar.

The site also contains data on manufacturers and their products, authorized distributor inventory, product information pages on thousands of parts, links to articles, webcasts, reference designs, and updated manufacturer catalogs. All of which could only be accomplished with a web-based publication.

“We are very excited about the new features and functions on and how they will help those researching and buying components get through this process even more efficiently,” states William Barron, Vice President and Publishing Director for The Hearst Electronics Group.

The re-launch of, in development for about a year, was undertaken with the express purpose of replacing EEM print, which will not be published this year.

Visit the new ( and you will quickly see why it is the industry’s most comprehensive online resource of electronics components and equipment for engineers, technical managers, and purchasing professionals.

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
For more information contact:
Lisa DeVine


Hearst Electronics Group
50 Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Uniondale, NY 11553 
Posted 2/11/2009