IHS Acquires PCNAlert for $10M

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS Inc., a provider of critical technical information and decision-support tools and services, revealed Monday that it has purchased PCNAlert, formerly a SupplyEdge Inc. property, for $10 million in cash. PCNAlert delivers component-event management solutions such as product-change notifications and end-of-life notifications for the electronic components industry. IHS said the acquisition of PCNAlert will help IHS deliver an end-to-end engineering obsolescence management solution.