Tulsa, Okla.--PennWell announced Tuesday it has acquired five electronics publications from Libertyville, Ill.-based IHS Publishing Group. The five magazines are SMT, Advanced Packaging, Connector Specifier, Vacuum & Thinfilm
and SMT Asia Pacific Edition.
The magazines will be published by the Nashua, N.H.-based Computer & Electronics Group of PennWell's Advanced Technology Division. In a press release, PennWell said it would retain certain IHS Publishing personnel, including Marsha Robertson, VP-general manager of the company, and Greg Reed, editor of SMT, Advanced Packaging
and Connector Specifier.