CUI Global's Subsidiary, CUI Inc., Significantly Expands Novum® Advanced Power Portfolio in 2012

CUI Global's Subsidiary, CUI Inc., Significantly Expands Novum® Advanced Power
                              Portfolio in 2012

PR Newswire

TUALATIN, Ore., Dec. 19, 2012

TUALATIN, Ore., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --CUI Inc, a subsidiary ofCUI
Global, Inc.(NASDAQ: CUI), announced that it significantly expanded its
Novum® Advanced Power portfolio in 2012, adding 4 new product families
covering isolated and non-isolated power products. From the 4 families, 36
individual models will be released to production in the first half of 2013,
along with a unique graphical user interface to support the products. The new
modules have been developed to address the growing power complexities of
applications in the networking and cloud computing space, providing
unprecedented performance to system architects developing equipment for these
markets. The expansion of the Novum roadmap culminated in CUI's recent
attendance at electronica 2012 in Munich Germany, where they announced the
release of the class-leading NDM2Z family of digital point of load dc-dc
modules and demonstrated a fully digital power system utilizing a mix of Novum
Advanced Power solutions. Electronica covers all industry segments, from
components and systems to applications and services. With some 72,185
visitors; 2,578 exhibitors; 142,500 square meters of exhibition space in 12
halls; and 541 journalists, it is the benchmark exhibition in the electronics
industry.

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"The expansion of our Novum product portfolio and the excitement it generated
at electronica 2012 is yet another milestone in our transformation of the
company into a 'high-tech' leader in the electronics and power supply
industry,"stated William J. Clough, President and CEO of CUI Global.

"We will continue these efforts in expanding our product lines; increasing our
partnership with industry leaders; and escalating our reach and penetration
into new customers and new markets," Clough concluded.

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 is a technology company focused on the development and distribution of
electronic components. At the leading edge of power supply design, the
organization supports customers as they strive to improve the energy
efficiency and environmental credentials of their application. The company's
power group is complemented by a portfolio of world-class board level
components, consisting of interconnect, sound, motion control and thermal
products. An unwavering commitment to create collaborative partnerships with
customers and a drive to see that their design project is a success has been a
hallmark of CUI's sustained growth since its founding in 1989. As a leader
in the industry, CUI will continue 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.comand www.cui.com.

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
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Commission.





SOURCE CUI Global, Inc.

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