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Zuken and SiliconExpert Team to Deliver Critical Component Data Intelligence to Engineers

BOSTON – April 2, 2019  — SiliconExpert, a world leader in electronic component databases and parts information, has partnered with Zuken®, a leading EDA software provider, to deliver critical component information to engineers within their design environment. The new integration enables engineers to make better component selection decisions, resulting in higher quality products and lower costs in less time.

Zuken and SiliconExpert now connect the component library to the supply chain through an advanced integration, feeding real-time, accurate component information drawn from 34 million components, straight to the desktop.

“Zuken’s advanced PCB development environment offers the quintessential location for engineers to improve their component selection decisions,” said Martin wire-harness-manufacturing-challengesChatterton, Director & General Manager –SiliconExpert. “Acquiring the latest component information can be an arduous task for an engineer. They want to design exciting new products, not research the latest lifecycle status or part lead-time. Partnering with Zuken will help our customers build better products faster and cheaper.”

SiliconExpert provides dynamic commerce data to complement the CAD library data. With the new integration, Zuken’s engineering data management system (DS-CR) uses RESTful APIs to pull data updates directly from SiliconExpert on a user-defined frequency. SiliconExpert’s updated data, combined with DS-CR, provide the following benefits:

·        Elimination of stale or inaccurate commerce data from the corporate library
·        High-risk parts are flagged during the component selection process
·        Proactive engineering team alerts during the entire development cycle based on critical component status changes (e.g., lifecycle status)
·        Consolidation of critical component data reducing component research and selection time

“As products become more complex and competition increases, component selection can make or break a new product introduction,” says Bob Potock, Vice President of Marketing at Zuken USA, Inc. “By partnering with SiliconExpert, Zuken puts reliable and up-to-date component information in the hands of the design team, resulting in better component selection and ultimately better products.”

To learn more, visit https://www.siliconexpert.com/partners/zuken or join the SiliconExpert session discussing “Staying on Top of Your Component Data” at this year’s  Zuken Innovation World 2019 (https://ziw.zukenusa.com/ziw-2019-agenda/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjo…), Thursday, April 14 at 11 am est.

About Zuken
Zuken is a global provider of leading-edge software and consulting services for electrical and electronic design and manufacturing. Founded in 1976, Zuken has the longest track record of technological innovation and financial stability in the electronic design automation (EDA) software industry. The company’s extensive experience, technological expertise, and agility combine to create world-class software solutions. Zuken’s transparent working practices and integrity in all aspects of business produce long-lasting and successful customer partnerships that make Zuken a reliable long-term business partner.

Zuken is focused on being a long-term innovation and growth partner. The security of choosing Zuken is further reinforced by the company’s people—the foundation of Zuken’s success. Coming from a wide range of industry sectors, specializing in many different disciplines and advanced technologies, Zuken’s people relate to and understand each company’s unique requirements. For more information about the company and its products, visit www.zuken.com.

About SiliconExpert
Founded in 2000, SiliconExpert ensures companies design and maintain sustainable products with transformative visibility to their supply chain.  With 400 electrical, software and data engineers handcrafting its component database, SiliconExpert delivers the most comprehensive intelligence tool and professional services portfolio in the industry. Customers globally use SiliconExpert’s solutions to manage risk, avoid redesigns, and mitigate obsolescence in innovative industries such as, but not limited to, consumer electronics, telecommunications, automotive, medical and aerospace. SiliconExpert customers include leading commercial and government OEMs, top-tier authorized distributors, contract manufacturers, and component suppliers.