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Distributed-Power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA) Expands Membership to 15 Companies

DOSA Standard Extends Global Reach with Addition of CUI and Lucky Valley Technology

DALLAS, TX  — November 15th, 2010 — The Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA), a global association dedicated to furthering compatibility and standardization in the DC-DC board mounted power conversion market, today added Lucky Valley Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. and CUI Inc. to its membership roster.  CUI designs, manufactures, and markets electro-mechanical DC-DC converters and embedded power supplies for OEM manufacturers.  Lucky Valley develops and manufactures high-end communication power products for OEMs.

“Lucky Valley’s work with key Chinese OEM design centers will benefit from DOSA standardization,” said Zhao Yanjun, CEO of Lucky Valley Technology Co., Ltd.  “Our close collaboration with other Asian OEMs will help accelerate DOSA adoption worldwide.”

“We thrive on being flexible in the power industry, striving to create long term, collaborative relationships with our customers,” said Matt McKenzie, President of CUI Inc.  “As a member of DOSA, we can leverage our growing global reach to promote DC-DC power conversion platform standardization utilizing our advanced technology for the benefit of our customers and members of the alliance.”    

"We are excited to have CUI and Lucky Valley join the DOSA membership lineup," said Niklas Fallgren, vice president and general manager of Lineage Power's Embedded OEM division. "Power design engineers worldwide can accelerate new product development schedules and assure reliability while also achieving supply chain and sourcing objectives through compatible and standardized board mounted power modules."

DOSA was founded in 2004, by Lineage Power and SynQor, to develop standards for DC-DC converters to ensure compatibility and facilitate second sourcing for customers. DOSA carries the mission of establishing standards over a broad range of power converter form factors, footprints, feature sets and functionality for both non-isolated point-of-load (POL) and isolated applications.

About CUI
CUI Inc. is a technology company dedicated to the development, commercialization, manufacture and distribution of new, innovative electronic components products.   The V-Infinity Power product group encompasses board level DC-DC converters, embedded AC-DC power supplies, and external AC-DC power adapters that range from 0.25 to 2400 watts with a focus on the networking, medical, consumer, and industrial markets.  Having thrived for the last 20 years by being nimble within the electronics industry, CUI continues to invest in the future through new technologies, talented employees, expanded manufacturing capabilities, and a growing global reach.

About Lucky Valley
Lucky Valley Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. was established in August 2000 and is engaged in high-end communication power products R&D and manufacturing. Lucky Valley’s product lines contain base power systems, embedded power, standard module power, hi-power, high density AC-DC, DC-DC power and LED drivers.  Lucky Valley accepts customized orders to meet special requirements. Lucky Valley’s products are widely purchased by world-class communications equipment suppliers because of their safety, reliability and durability. Lucky Valley power products have become a core component of leading OEM products.

About DOSA The Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA) was formed to further future DC-DC product compatibility and standardization within the fragmented power converter market.  Alliance members include founding members Lineage Power and SynQor as well as AcBel, Bel Power, CUI, Delta Electronics, Emerson Network Power, Ericsson Power Modules, FDK, Lucky Valley Technology, Murata Power Solutions, NetPower Technologies, Power-One, TDK-Lambda and Wall Industries.  The goal of the alliance is to establish customer interface standards early in the development cycle, which include form factors, footprints, pin-outs, feature sets and other parameters that will facilitate alternative sourcing. The alliance covers a broad range of power converters including non-isolated (POL) and isolated applications.  More information about DOSA is available at www.dosapower.com.

 

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