UBM Electronics Launches Datasheets.com, New Website Simplifies the Search for Electronic Components by Engineers

Continues to Offer New Solutions to Assist Engineers and Drive Technology Sales

Jul 27, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced Datasheets.com, a new website created for design engineers and electronics purchasing professionals to quickly and easily find electronics parts and inventory.  UBM Electronics created Datasheets.com in conjunction with SiliconExpert Technologies, a leading provider of electronic component management tools.

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"With 185 million components, thousands of websites and billions of web pages targeted to electronics parts, finding an electronics component is almost like finding a needle in a haystack," said David Blaza, Vice President of UBM Electronics.  "To reduce the frustration engineers experience when searching for electronic components, we've partnered with Silicon Experts to combine our strong brands and their robust normalized database with a powerful search engine.  We look forward to assisting engineers find the right part at the right time and also providing electronic vendors with a new way to drive technology sales."

Built by engineers for engineers the new Datasheets.com provides the following essential functions:

  • Parametric search: Allows engineers to search by partial part number, description, manufacturer and other criteria.
  • Customization: Saves user history including recent searches, parts, comparison pages and inventory alerts for future reference.
  • Inventory Watch:  Keeps designers informed via email anytime a specified distributor inventory changes.
  • Compare parts: Aids designers in choosing the right part for their design project.
  • New Product Alerts: Informs designers of new electronics parts entering the market. Alerts are delivered via a news feed.

Electronics engineers and electronics purchasing professionals can register for Datasheets.com for FREE at www.datasheets.com.

Manufacturers interested in adding an active data feed of electronic parts free of charge, click here.   Distributors interested in adding inventory stock and have it listed next to part numbers searched by thousands of engineers daily for no charge, click here. (Datasheets.com only accepts inventory feeds from authorized distributors.)

Technology vendors interested in sponsorship opportunities, contact Bob Dumas at bob.dumas@ubm.com or 516 562 5742.

About SiliconExpert Technologies

SiliconExpert Technologies' Electronic Parts Database is one of the most accurate, comprehensive and current in the industry covering 185 million electronic components in hundreds of product lines from over 10,000 suppliers. End-of-life (EOL) forecasting, finding Cross References (form, fit and function alternatives), Lifecycle statuses, Parametric Data and Product Change Notice (PCN) alerts are a few of the features of SiliconExpert's suite of products that provide Part Search, BOM Management and Obsolescence mitigation solutions. SiliconExpert's customer base includes leading commercial and government OEMs, top-tier authorized distributors, contract manufacturers and component suppliers. Learn more about SiliconExpert Technologies' solutions at http://www.siliconexpert.com.

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.


UBM LLC is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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

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