CUI Inc's NDM2Z Series Selected as a Design News Golden Mousetrap Awards Finalist

   CUI Inc's NDM2Z Series Selected as a Design News Golden Mousetrap Awards

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TUALATIN, Ore., Jan. 31, 2013

TUALATIN, Ore., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --CUI Inc, a subsidiary ofCUI
Global, Inc.(NASDAQ: CUI), today announced that Design News, a leading
technical publication for design engineers, has named the NDM2Z series digital
point-of-load (POL) modules as a finalist for their Golden Mousetrap Awards.
The NDM2Z series sets industry benchmarks in efficiency and current density,
helping address the growing need to reduce energy usage at the board level in
cloud computing and data processing applications. Finalists were selected by
Design News' editors and an Advisory Board of industry leaders. A winner will
be announced Tuesday, February 12^th. 

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This is the third product family from CUI's Novum® Advanced Power group to
receive industry recognition in the past three months. In November, the
company's NDM2P digital POL series was named to EDN's "100 Hot Products of
2012." Earlier this month CUI announced that Electronic Products had chosen
the company's NSM2P "No-Bus" digital POL series as a 2012 Product of the Year.

"We are very pleased that Design News has selected our NDM2Z modules as a
finalist for their annual Golden Mousetrap Awards," commented William J.
Clough, President and CEO of CUI Global. "The continuing industry recognition
of our cutting-edge Novum Advanced Power modules confirms CUI's leadership
role in the growing field of digital power and recognizes the achievements of
our power design team."

Additional information on the Golden Mousetrap Awards finalists including
CUI's NDMZ2 can be found online at

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

About CUI Inc.
CUI Inc 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.

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