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SynQor Named Finalist of the Prestigious UBM Electronics ACE Awards in the Power Category              ACE Awards logo

Boxborough, MA - SynQor, Inc., Advancing the Power Curve®, today announced it has been named a finalist in the EE Times and EDN 2012 UBM Electronics ACE Awards in the Power category.  The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 27 at The Fairmont San Jose, during DESIGN West, a new UBM Electronics conference and expo building on the rich foundation of training, education and products available at ESC, combined with popular summits and new event launches in one venue for the first time.

SynQor's a new line of Military-Grade Uninterruptible Power Supply designed for the extreme environmental and demanding electrical conditions of Military/Aerospace applications.  SynQor's UPS incorporates field proven high efficiency designs and rugged packaging technologies.  This UPS will accept a wide range of input voltage and frequency while delivering a well-conditioned AC output to the load.  Its use of lithium polymer batteries permits the lowest profile and lowest weight solution in its power class.  It is designed and manufactured in the USA to comply with a wide range of military standards.  Options include a DC output and the ability to also draw power from a military standard 28VDC input.

"The new ACE Awards program, presented for the first time by both EE Times and EDN, provides us with an opportunity to recognize the technologies that have made a difference in the way we work, live and play over the past year.  We congratulate the finalists on their innovations and leadership in the electronics industry.  Additionally, we look forward to our awards ceremony in March to celebrate the innovation, creativity and contributions of the engineering community," said Junko Yoshida, Editor in Chief, EE Times, UBM Electronics.

A panel of EE Times editors narrowed down the entries to five finalists in each category, based on the criteria set forth in an online submission form.  Winners are determined from among the finalists by a panel of independent judges, including Robin B. Gray, Jr., Electronic Components Industry Association; Gordon Bell, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research; Jeff Bier, President, Berkeley Design Technology, Inc. (BDTI), Founder, Embedded Vision Alliance; Larry Boucher, President and CEO, Alacritech; William Dally, Chairman, Computer Science Dept., Stanford University; Erach Desai, Consultant, DESAIsive; John East, President and CEO, Actel Corporation; Gene A. Frantz, Principal Fellow, Texas Instruments, Inc.; Lucio Lanza, Managing Director, Lanzatech Ventures; John Mashey, Consultant, Techviser; Dennis Monticelli, Chief Technoligist and Fellow, National Semiconductor; Martin Reynolds, Dataquest; George M. Scalise, President, Semiconductor Industry Association; Naveed Sherwani, President & CEO, Open Silicon; and Nick Tredennick, Editor, Gilder Technology Report.   Judging took place from November 1, 2011-January 6, 2012.

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About SynQor
SynQor® is a world-class supplier of Military-Grade UPS, DC-DC power converters, EMI Filters and AC-DC power supply conversion solutions.  Designed to exceed the rigorous quality and performance requirements of today's leading-edge military applications.   SynQor offers the lowest total cost of ownership by providing unmatched reliability, service, technical support and manufacturing flexibility.  The MilQor® series of Hi-Rel, Mil-COTS converters and EMI filters, with the InQor® and High-Voltage NiQor® series of industrial converters, bring SynQor's field proven high-efficiency synchronous-rectifier technology to the Military/Aerospace industry.  SynQor's Military-Grade Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is sealed, weather-proof, shock-proof military tough construction at Ultra low weight and Compact size.

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 1.7 million engineering professionals engage with UBM Electronics brands which include EE Times, EDN, Design News, Test & Measurement World, TechOnline, EBN,, Designlines and 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.

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