CUI Inc's NDM2P Digital Point-of-Load Modules Named One of the 2012 Hot 100 Products by UBM Tech's EDN

 CUI Inc's NDM2P Digital Point-of-Load Modules Named One of the 2012 Hot 100
                          Products by UBM Tech's EDN

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TUALATIN, Ore., Nov. 20, 2012

TUALATIN, Ore., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --CUI Inc, a subsidiary ofCUI
Global, Inc.(NASDAQ: CUI), today announced that EDN has named the NDM2P
digital point-of-load (POL) series as one of the "100 Hot Products of 2012."
The 2012 EDN Hot 100 highlights the electronics industry's most significant
products of the year based on innovation, significance, usefulness, and
popularity.

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The NDM2P series is the latest addition to CUI's Novum® Advanced Power product
line, which focuses solely on the design and development of leading edge power
platforms. The modules set industry benchmarks in efficiency and transient
response, allowing manufacturers of next-generation Information and
Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to maximize performance in their
designs.

"We are extremely honored to receive recognition on EDN's Hot 100
list,"stated William J. Clough, President and CEO of CUI Global."This
recognition is a testament to our talented design team and to our mission of
producing leading-edge power technologies and products through our Novum
Advanced Power Division."

"It's always a fun and enlightening challenge for the EDN editors to select
the year's Hot 100 products, which has been an annual tradition at EDN since
1993. This year's selection not only reflects some technology trends that have
been in place for a while, but also highlights some new trends that are just
emerging, as well as a unique product or two that is in a class of its own,"
said Rich Pell, Executive and Chief Technical Editor, EDN.

The complete list of EDN's Hot 100 products can be found online at
http://www.edn.com/electronics-products/other/4401457/EDN-Hot-100-products-of-2012
or within the December 14, 2012 issue of EDN Magazine.

About CUI Global, Inc.
Delivering Innovative Technologies for an Interconnected World . . . . .
CUI Global is a publicly traded platform company dedicated to maximizing
shareholder value through the acquisition and development of innovative
companies and technologies. From its Vergence GasPT2 platform targeting the
energy sector, to its subsidiary CUI Inc.'s industry leading digital power
platform targeting the networking and telecom industries, CUI Global has built
a diversified portfolio of industry leading technologies that touch many
markets. As a publicly traded company, shareholders are able to participate in
the opportunities, revenues, and profits generated by the products,
technologies, and market channels of CUI Global and its subsidiaries. CUI
Global prides itself on operating with the same level of integrity, respect,
and philanthropic dedication that was put in place by CUI Inc.'s founder more
than 20 years ago. It is these values that allow the company to make a
difference in the lives of their customers, their community, their employees,
and their investors. Recently, a move was made to merge and streamline
resources with its subsidiary CUI Inc. in order to create a unified,
international brand that now positions CUI Global for further strategic
expansion.

About CUI Inc.
CUI Inc is a technology company dedicated to the development and distribution
of electro-mechanical products. Their broad power and component product
portfolios allow customers to address design challenges across a range of
industries and applications. Built on a solid foundation of core operating
principals, CUI seeks to maximize value for customers through their
engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain capabilities. As an industry
leader, CUI continues to invest in the future through new technologies,
talented employees, expanded manufacturing capabilities, and a growing global
reach.

For more information, please visit www.cuiglobal.com and www.cui.com.

About UBM Tech
UBM Tech is a global media business that provides information, events,
training, data services, and marketing solutions for the technology industry.
Its media brands and information services inform and inspire decision makers
across the entire technology market— engineers and design professionals,
software and game developers, solutions providers and integrators, networking
and communications executives, and business technology professionals. UBM
Tech's industry-leading media brands include EE Times, Interop, Black Hat,
InformationWeek, Game Developer Conference, CRN, and DesignCon. The company's
information products include research, education, training, and data services
that accelerate decision making for technology buyers. UBM Tech also offers a
full range of marketing services based on its content and technology market
expertise, including custom events, content marketing solutions, community
development and demand generation programs. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L),
a global provider of media and information services with a market
capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

Important Cautions Regarding Forward Looking Statements
This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements are subject to
risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to vary materially
from those projected in the forward-looking statements. The company may
experience significant fluctuations in future operating results due to a
number of economic, competitive, and other factors, including, among other
things, our reliance on third-party manufacturers and suppliers, government
agency budgetary and political constraints, new or increased competition,
changes in market demand, and the performance or reliability of our products.
These factors and others could cause operating results to vary significantly
from those in prior periods, and those projected in forward-looking
statements. Additional information with respect to these and other factors,
which could materially affect the company and its operations, are included in
certain forms the company has filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission.

SOURCE CUI Global, Inc.

Website: http://www.cuiglobal.com
Contact: Maggie Lefor, Media Contact, +1-503-612-2300, press@cuiglobal.com; or
Nicholas J. Clough, IR Coordinator, Main: +1-503-612-2317, Cell:
+1-971-344-0111, investors@cuiglobal.com, both for CUI Global, Inc.; or John
Baldissera, Outside IR contact, BPC Financial Marketing,+1-800-368-1217