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Freescale Named a Winner of the Prestigious UBM Canon’s ACE (Annual Creativity in Electronics) Awards in the Marketing Team of the Year Category

July 23, 2015
By Business Wire News


Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) today announced it has been named a winner in the EE Times and EDN 2015 UBM Canon ACE Awards in the Marketing Team of the Year category. The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics.

The winners were announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, July 21, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, during the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley.

“This has been an incredible year for Freescale as we broaden our global brand recognition as a leader in embedded innovation for tomorrow’s Internet of Things,” said John Dixon, Director of Corporate Marketing for Freescale. “This could not have been done without the dedication and creative thinking on the part of our whole marketing team. We are honored to receive this award in recognition of our hard work.”

Freescale designs and produces embedded hardware and software for the automotive, networking, industrial and consumer markets with a current emphasis on technology enablement of the Internet of Things, software-defined networking and advanced driver assistance systems. The company has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations located across 20 countries, employing 17,000 people worldwide.

Freescale’s Corporate Marketing team has been delighting customers and partners with an array of marketing and branding activities including the successful 2014 launch of the Internet of Tomorrow Tour, a semi-truck that showcases Freescale technology and innovation on the go. The Tour has made 75 stops in 46 cities in 16 states across the United States alone. The Internet of Tomorrow Tour has since launched in China, where it has hosted more than 40,000 visitors to date, and plans are underway to bring the Tour to Europe later in the year.

“We are continually amazed at the level of creativity in the design, innovation and technology exemplified by these award winners,” said Suzanne Deffree, Executive Editor at UBM Canon’s EDN. “The ACE Awards celebrate the highest achievements in innovation and creativity in electronics design, and selecting one organization or individual that stands out above the rest is incredibly challenging. We are pleased to be able to celebrate their achievements.”

A panel of EE Times and EDN editors narrowed down the entries to three finalists in each category, based on the criteria set forth in an online submission form. Winners are determined from among the finalists by a panel of independent judges.

For more information on the ACE awards program visit

About Freescale Semiconductor

Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) enables secure, embedded processing solutions for the Internet of Tomorrow. Freescale’s solutions drive a more innovative and connected world, simplifying our lives and making us safer. While serving the world’s largest companies, Freescale is also committed to supporting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, enabling the next generation of innovators.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world’s $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets.

About the Embedded Systems Conference

The Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) is where the global design engineering community gathers to learn, collaborate and celebrate innovation. Held in Silicon Valley, Boston, and Minneapolis, ESC empowers the global design engineering community with hundreds of essential technical training classes and accreditation opportunities. For more information and to register for ESC, visit:

Freescale and the Freescale logo are trademarks of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. © Freescale Semiconductor Inc. 2015.

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Assoc. Director, Event Business Development
Electronics, UBM Canon
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