CLEVELAND--Penton Media announced Tuesday that it has acquired Jon Peddie Associates, a Tiburon, Calif.-based company that publishes market studies and special reports for the semiconductor and electronics industry. Among the periodicals JPA publishes is the Peddie Report,
a weekly journal written for companies involved in digital media technology. The current JPA staff, including founder Jon Peddie, will remain in place and join Penton's electronics group, which includes Electronic Design
and EE Product News.