More job losses at AspenCore as advertisers bail

AspenCore, publisher of EETimes, EDN and other outlets serving the electronics design market, is closing its Boise, Idaho, office and consolidating the work to Denver, Colorado as part of a wider restructuring of the business. Sources close to the company told us that there will be around 20 job losses. Graham Kelly, previously VP of Operations [...]

By |2016-11-26T10:21:32+00:00November 25th, 2016|

Exclusive: Arrow buys EE Times, EDN, TechOnline and lots more from UBM

As we predicted back in March, component distributor Arrow Electronics has agreed to buy a number of publishing assets in North America and Asia from UBM plc. The official announcement is due tomorrow, June 3rd, and it seems likely that these assets will be marketed under Arrow's AspenCore brand. We don't yet know the full extent of the [...]

By |2016-10-24T10:53:51+00:00June 2nd, 2016|

Will the sale of EE Times and EDN mark the beginning of the end for B2B electronics trade media?

2016 marks my 32nd year running a B2B technical content marketing and PR agency so when I visited New York last December and caught up with a couple of veterans from the publishing side it was interesting to hear their views how marketing communications and publishing strategies have developed in the last few years, and how they're likely to change in the future. [...]

By |2016-10-24T10:53:56+00:00March 18th, 2016|

The Role of the Trade Press in a Media Rich World

A guest post by Graham Pitcher, Group Editor, New Electronics Editors of a certain vintage will remember the ‘good old days’ of the printed press release. Every day, we’d see – and open – hundreds of press releases. The quality of the press release varied. Some were many pages long and it took dedication to [...]

By |2013-06-21T09:57:20+00:00June 21st, 2013|

UBM transfers EDN China and EDN Asia to its eMedia Asia joint venture with Global Sources

United Business Media has announced that its subsidiary, Canon Communications LLC, has transferred Canon Communications Asia Pte. Ltd. and Beijing Reed Advertising Services Co., Ltd. – which together own EDN China, EDN Asia and certain associated titles – to eMedia Asia Limited, UBM’s joint venture with Global Sources Ltd. in which UBM has a 39.9% [...]

By |2018-07-12T08:58:59+00:00April 13th, 2011|