Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.
PRESS RELEASE: Paid content from Business Wire
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

Molex Named a Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator

March 21, 2019

LISLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 21, 2019--Molex, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, has been named a Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator 2018-19 by Clarivate Analytics. The annual report identifies and celebrates the world’s most innovative organizations who successfully develop valuable patented inventions that also have strong commercialization potential based on originality, market reach, and opportunities for spin-off products.

Placement on the list has become a standard measurement for innovation across the world and is recognized as a significant achievement for those who are named. Molex is among the organizations that are solidifying their position by successfully bringing patents to market on a global scale.

“Molex has been developing innovative solutions for our customers for more than 80 years,” said Joe Nelligan, CEO and President, Molex. “By investing in ongoing R&D and closely collaborating with customers, we can create value not only for our customers but for society as a whole. As technology continues to change, we find that working closely with customers to find solutions to increasingly complex and sophisticated applications across a wide range of industries is, and will continue to be, the reason we are in business. The quality of Molex’s patents, as recognized by the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators award, is therefore a reflection of the value Molex is creating for its customers.”

The Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators2018-19 are from three continents and 12 countries/regions. Japan and the U.S. account for 72 percent of the organizations on the list and Russia is represented for the first time this year. Seven organizations are new to the report.

The Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators methodology is based on four principle criteria: overall patent volume, patent application-to-grant success rate, global reach of the portfolio and patent influence as evidenced by citations. The peer-reviewed methodology was executed using Clarivate solutions including Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) and Derwent Patent Citations Index (DPCI). The index provides editorially enhanced, authoritative and accurate patent data, and is trusted by more than 40 patent offices worldwide.

To view the full list and report on the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators program, go to www.top100innovators.com. For more information about Molex solutions, please visit www.molex.com

Clarivate Analytics:

Clarivate Analytics is a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. Building on a heritage going back more than a century and a half, we have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including the Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and Techstreet. Today, Clarivate Analytics is a new and independent company on a bold entrepreneurial mission, to help our clients radically reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing innovations. For more information, please visit  www.clarivate.com.

About Molex:

Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, automotive, medical, and industrial. For more information, please visit  www.molex.com.

Molex is a registered trademark of Molex, LLC in the United States of America and may be registered in other countries; all other trademarks listed herein belong to their respective owners.

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190321005404/en/

CONTACT: Christa Carroll

Senior Vice President

Outlook Marketing Services






Copyright Business Wire 2019.

PUB: 03/21/2019 09:21 AM/DISC: 03/21/2019 09:20 AM