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(1) (CMP Media LLC, Manhasset, NY, www.cmp.com) Part of United Business Media, CMP is a leading integrated media company that offers a wide variety of publications and services in the information Media's (Manhasset, NY) PCB PCB: see polychlorinated biphenyl.
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The three magazines were acquired by CMP as part of its purchase of Miller Freeman assets in 2000. Miller Freeman had acquired the titles from PMSI PMSI Purchase-Money Security Interest (generally a lien resulting from a purchase such as a car loan)
PMSI Physician Micro Systems, Inc.
PMSI Programme de Médicalisation des Systèmes d'Information Hospitaliers
PMSI Popular Mortgage Servicing, Inc. Communications (Alpharetta, GA) in 1990 (HF merged PMSI's Printed Circuit Assembly with its own Circuits Manufacturing to form Circuits Assembly). All three magazines are published monthly. PCD PCD
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UPMG said both editorial and sales staff for all three magazines will remain intact as well as the Conferences management. Waddell said the "formation of UPMG is a positive step toward growing and strengthening the PCB enterprise that formerly existed within CMP Media...UPMG (now) publishes and produces the most respected magazines, conferences and trade shows in the markets we serve. We are a company intent on driving and influencing the industries we serve, not just on reporting what others are doing." Waddel said the company will explore expanding the titles' brands through shows and related publications and will consider additional asset acquisitions or start--ups later in 2002.