SAN JOSE, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech, publisher of EE Times and EDN, presented Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) with the 2013 Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Award for "Design Team of the Year." Nominees were evaluated by a distinguished judging panel comprised of experts from industry and academia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120912/SF71654LOGO) Maxim's winning design team created the MAX2173, the first RF-to-Bits digital audio broadcast (DAB) tuner on the market, and overcame several tough challenges. Not only did the group develop a cutting-edge RF product, but it also needed to do so while meeting demanding, automotive-grade quality standards, collaborating across the Atlantic Ocean and fitting everything into a small IC package. Representatives from UBM Tech presented Maxim with the ACE Award at an industry reception on April 23 in San Jose, CA. The 2013 ACE Awards showcase the best of the best in today's electronics industry, including the hottest new products, start-up companies, design teams, executives and more. It celebrates the promise of new talent and innovation and honors the lifetime achievement of a top industry veteran whose contributions have had a demonstrable impact on technological, business and cultural advancements in the world. Maxim is a leader in analog innovation and integration, unique among semiconductor companies in the range of disparate analog functions that it can combine onto a single chip. The company's highly integrated solutions help customers get to market faster with systems that are smaller and consume less power. About Maxim Integrated At Maxim Integrated, we put analog together in a way that sets our customers apart. In Fiscal 2012, we reported revenues of $2.4 billion. Media Contact:LuAnn Jenkins Walden 1-408-601-5430 email@example.com SOURCE Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.