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Methode Electronics Power Solutions Group to Participate in APEC 2014 With Expo and Seminar

FORT WORTH, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 03/03/14 -- Methode Power Solutions Group, a division of Methode Electonics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global manufacturer of custom designed electro-mechanical devices, announced today that its Power Solutions Group will be participating in the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) with a technology showcase in the Exposition and an educational exhibitor seminar.

Methode's expo booth will feature new power distribution modules and sub-assemblies, such as the newly updated and UL certified SmartPower Stack™ power conversion module, the Open Compute Project rack power connector, and the new Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charge Coupler. The expo also takes a closer look at the "building block" foundational technologies and capabilities that go into making the sub-assemblies, such as complex bus bars, high current power connector contacts, ultra-flexible cable and fusion terminations, thermal management, injection molding, PCB assembly, and global manufacturing.

Methode will be located at booth #304 in the Expo hall.

The educational seminar presented by Methode's Power Solutions Group focuses on the best practices in the design of thermal management solutions for power electronics. This is a topic of high relevance to power electronics design engineers facing challenging component heat problems. This best practices overview reveals practical methods for finding the optimal solutions. The seminar will be held on Tuesday March 18, at 2:15 p.m. in room 201.

About Methode Electronics, Inc.

Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI) is a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions with manufacturing, design and testing facilities in China, Germany, India, Lebanon, Malta, Mexico, the Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Methode designs manufactures and markets devices employing electrical, electronic, wireless, safety radio remote control, sensing and optical technologies to control and convey signals through sensors, interconnections and controls. Our business is managed on a segment basis, with those segments being Automotive, Interconnect, Power Products and Other. Our components are in the primary end markets of the automobile, computer, information processing and networking equipment, voice and data communication systems, consumer electronics, appliances, aerospace vehicles and industrial equipment industries. Further information can be found at Methode's website at http://www.methode.com.

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