PCB Power Wins an EFY Award 2012 for the 'Printed Circuit Boards' Category

  PCB Power Wins an EFY Award 2012 for the 'Printed Circuit Boards' Category

  PR Newswire

  BENGALURU, March 21, 2013

BENGALURU, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

EFY Awards Were Presented Across 26 Product Categories to Brands; the Awards
Also Featured Six Special Categories, Selected by a Jury of Four Members

15 March 2013 was a memorable day for the Indian electronics industry. Leading
brands and organisations were present at the EFY Readers' Choice Awards
organised at Le Méridien, Bengaluru to praise and applaud the people and
companies who have made a significant contribution in the growth of the
electronics industry in India. With such an event, Electronics For You aims to
felicitate the leading brands in the Indian electronics industry who have
acted as catalysts in furthering the growth of the Indian electronics

PCB Power, one of the leading brands in the world of electronics, bagged an
EFY Readers' Choice Award 2012 for the category of Printed Circuit Boards. The
other contenders in the category included Automated Circuits & Systems,
Shogini and Veratroniks.

Thanking EFY For honouring the company for its efforts, Paresh Vasani, MD, PCB
Power, said, "It feels great winning this award. It's the second time in a
row. It's a fantastic feeling. I would like to thank God, my customers, my
employees and the whole CSIL PCB Power team. This event is becoming one of the
most important events in the electronics industry. This is like an Oscar for
the electronics industry in India."

EFY Awards were presented across 26 product categories to brands voted by the
readers of EFY and Electronics Bazaar. The awards also featured six special
categories, selected by a jury of four members.

Ever since its inception in 2004, EFY Readers' Choice Awards, is eagerly
awaited by the industry every year. The aim of EFY Awards has been to
motivate, support and recognise outstanding brands, organisations and
individuals who have furthered the growth story of the Indian electronics
industry. The awards have evolved with time in response to the demands and
suggestions received from the stakeholders of the Indian electronics ecosystem
and our valuable readers.

"To keep up with the changes in the industry and the products churned out by
it, the awards announced are reviewed every year and changed as per
requirement. This year the EFY Awards Jury decided upon three new awards which
are the Best Initiative by a Government Organisation, Certificate of
Excellence 2012 for Emerging Organisation of the Year, and 'Certificate of
Excellence 2012 for Government Organisation of the Year'," says Ramesh Chopra,
founder and vice chairman, EFY Group.

Here's a list of winners of EFY Awards 2012:

Capacitors: Vishay

Resistors: Vishay

Diodes & Transistors: Vishay


LED Drivers: Texas Instruments

Sensors, Transducers, Actuators & Related ICs: Honeywell

Switches & Relays: Omron

Connectors: Phoenix Contact

Microcontrollers: Atmel

EDA Tools: Cadence

Multimeters: Fluke

Oscilloscopes: Tektronix

Soldering & Desoldering Stations: Weller

Educational Kits & Trainers: Vegakits

Solar Cells: Moser Baer

Solar Panels: Tata Power Solar Systems

SMF Batteries: Exide

Inverters: Microtek

UPS Systems: Microtek

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs): Siemens

EPABX and Key Telephones: Panasonic

CCTV Cameras: Bosch

Training Institutes (Electronics): Jetking

Pick & Place Machines (SMT): Juki

Printed Circuit Boards: PCB Power

EMS Organisations: Flextronics EFY Jury Awards:

Lifetime Achievement Award: N Ramachandran, managing director, MEL Systems and
Services Ltd

Electronics Leader of the Year: Dr Ajay Kumar, joint secretary, Department of
Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India

Electronics Organisation of the Year: Panasonic

Best Initiative by a Government Organisation: Department of Electronics and
Information Technology

Certificate of Excellence 2012 for Emerging Organisation of the Year: MyBox
Technologies Pvt Ltd

Certificate of Excellence 2012 For Government Organisation of the Year: Centre
for Development of Telematics, Government of India

About PCB Power:

Since 16 years, CSIL is producing reliable Printed Circuit Boards serving
customers across the world. PCB POWER and CSIL have fully integrated on line
Printed Circuit Board End to End Administration and Manufacturing System.

We focus on proto/small and medium volume production. We enjoy large customer
base in varied areas like, Automotive, EMS, Instrumentation, Medical, Design
House, Educational Institute, Industrial Electronics, Telecom, Defense,
Railways, Aero Space Etc.

CSIL/PCB POWER is all about:

Prototype & Production.

User-friendly website with Online 24/7 service, that helps to get on line
quote, easy online order & tracking, to save cost & time of the customer.

World class customer service, experienced engineers and helpful support staff
ensure that your orders are quickly processed & you get PCB's made exactly to
your specifications.

Pooling services, offer aggressive cost savings to customers.

About EFY Awards:

EFY Readers' Choice Awards were instituted in 2004 with 30 categories under
which the Awards were presented of these 30 categories, 15 categories fell
under core electronics, such as Oscilliscopes and Multimeters and 12 fell
under consumer electronics, such as Televisions and Microwave Ovens. Under the
remaining three categories, special Awards like 'Lifetime Achievement Award',
'Electronics Man Of the Year' Award and 'Electronics Organisation of the Year'
Award were presented. The function was held at the India Habitat Centre, New
Delhi, and enjoyed tremendous media coverage.

Encouraged by an overwhelming response received from the industry, EFY
Readers' Choice Awards were made an annual event thereafter. Year 2005
witnessed the second serving of EFY Awards which became even more successful
than the first one, with CNBC TV as the media partner. The venue for this year
remained the same.

The procedure for nominations and finalising these Awards is very simple. As
the name suggests, these are based purely on the nominations invited from the
readers of 'Electronics For You' magazine, recorded and till 2009 analysed by
the leading market research agency in India, IMRB. The whole system is totally
transparent and based on readers' perception towards a particular brand.

EFY Awards have been conceptualised by the EFY Group, which is one of the
oldest and most popular technology publication houses in India. EFY Group's
flagship publication 'Electronics For You' is the most popular electronics
magazine in the whole of South Asia. This magazine started with its first
issue dated January 1969 and is considered to be the most trusted publication
in the field of electronics.

About EFY Group:

Over the last four decades, the EFY Group has become synonymous with
information on cutting-edge technology. Today, this renowned media group is
spread across eight cities of India, and caters to over two million techies
spread across the globe.

Its print publications not only reach every nook and corner of India-our
mailing list has over 6,000 zip-codes -but are also read by techies in South
Asian countries, like Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and
Afghanistan. The Group is also amongst the few Indian publishers to have its
publications distributed in Singapore and Malaysia.

The online communities of the Group provide tech content to readers from all
across the globe. The Group's online portfolio includes some global leaders,
such as: http://www.electronicsforu.com/ , http://www.linuxforu.com/ ,
http://www.efytimes.com/ , http://www.electronicsb2b.com/ and
http://www.eleb2b.com/ . Plus, the Group manages three social media (Facebook)
communities, which are global leaders in their respective domains. These
include: www.facebook.com/designelectronics , www.facebook.com/opensourceforu
and www.facebook.com/tablets.india .

Recently, the Group launched digital editions of its publications to make them
easily accessible to readers all across the globe. The Group's digital
publications are now available in all popular platforms including iOS (Apple),
Android, Kindle and e-zine (web browser). The Group has also tied up with
leading online distributors including Amazon, Scoop, PocketMags, Zinio,
Magzter, etc.

The events division of the Group was strengthened with the launch of
Electronics For You Expo in 2011. Now, the group boasts of a strong portfolio
of events including EFY Readers' Choice Awards, ELCINA-EFY Awards, Electronics
Rocks, EFY Design Engineers' Conference, and Open Source India.

The Group's passion for technology and its expertise in knowledge-sharing is
now being channeled into building a strong hands-on training programme through
the EFY Tech Center. The Tech Center is working with the industry and academia
to create industry-ready engineers.

The Group has set itself the target of empowering and helping 10 million
techies, across the globe, by 2015, and it's investing heavily on growing the
online communities and increasing the number of readers of its digital
publications to achieve the goal.

Primary Media Contact: Diksha P Gupta, diksha.gupta@efyindia.com ,

Secondary Media Contact: S Aadeetya, aadeetya.s@efyindia.com , 91-98-73486869

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