PennWell acquires Strategies Unlimited

AUGUST 3--PennWell Corp. (Tulsa, OK; www.pennwell.com), the global media and information company, has acquired market-research and management-consulting firm Strategies Unlimited, which specializes in leading-edge technologies including optical networks, optoelectronic components, wireless communications, compound semiconductors, and photovoltaics.

AUGUST 3--PennWell Corp. (Tulsa, OK;www.pennwell.com), the global media and information company, has acquired market-research and management-consulting firm Strategies Unlimited, which specializes in leading-edge technologies including optical networks, optoelectronic components, wireless communications, compound semiconductors, and photovoltaics. Strategies Unlimited will operate as a subsidiary within the PennWell Advanced Technology Division.

"We are pleased and fortunate to have Strategies Unlimited become part of Pennwell's Advanced Technology Division," said Dave Janoff, PennWell vice president and the new president of Strategies Unlimited. "Strategies Unlimited has earned a reputation for identifying the critical commercial issues for emerging technical products and accurately forecasting their market potential," he commented.

Remarked John Day, founder and president of Strategies Unlimited, "Joining the PennWell organization will significantly broaden our market reach." Day went on to say that the strong multifaceted capabilities of PennWell would have an immediate impact. For example, PennWell's expertise in conferences and exhibitions will support the upcoming Strategies Unlimited conferences on Optical Amplifiers and Solar Electric Building.

PennWell is a highly diversified media and information company providing 55 authoritative print and online publications, 45 conferences and exhibitions, research, databases, Internet-based services, and other information products to strategic global markets. These markets include electronics, communications, information technology, control technology, electric power, oil and gas, water, fire services, and dental. Founded in 1910 and privately owned, PennWell is headquartered in Tulsa, OK. The Advanced Technology Division is based in Nashua, NH.

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