Farnell element14 presents its expertise in Industrial Automation at Automaticon 2017

Farnell element14 will be reinforcing its credentials as the Development Distributor at Automaticon 2017 in Warsaw. It will focus on how it works with leading product manufacturers to support new and established customer businesses to bring their Industrial Automation product requirements to market.

The stand will showcase Farnell element14’s industry-leading range of test and measurement products to support designers from bench to board. It will also be celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Farnell element14 website in Poland and visitors will be able join in the celebrations with a piece of birthday cake.

Visitors to the stand G12 in Hall 3 will be able to see the latest products from TE Connectivity, Tektronix, CamdenBoss, Keysight, Walsin, Fluke and ADI including the recently launched Keysight InfiniiVision 1000 X oscilloscope range and the Tektronix TBS2000 oscilloscope.

Following the acquisition of Premier Farnell by Avnet in 2016, visitors will be able to hear more about how the combined organization is delivering an end-to-end solution for engineers, from early design requirements right through to high-volume production. Visitors will also be able to learn how Farnell element14 is enhancing its customer service proposition online and linked to schedule sharing and MRP management

Rob Rospedzihowski, Regional Sales Director Eastern Europe, Farnell element14, said:

“Eastern Europe is the third largest market for Farnell element14 and Poland is key to our success in Europe. As the Development Distributor, we have experience working with customers throughout the product development process, supporting their NPI build needs and helping to fulfill the availability and quality of their product needs. We work with customers from their earliest ideas all the way to production, supported by over 200 in-house design engineers, deep manufacturing experience, and a world class line card of test and maintenance products through our bench to board offering.”

Farnell element14 holds the industry’s broadest range of components, connectors, semi-conductors, passives, cable and wire, power, test and measurement equipment, tools and electromechanical products on the market, from more than 440 maintenance, repair and operations brands, with the majority available for same day despatch.

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About us

Farnell element14 is part of the Premier Farnell group of businesses, a global technology leader with over 80 years in the high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Premier Farnell uses this experience to support its broad customer base, from hobbyists to engineers, maintenance engineers and buyers as ‘The Development Distributor’, working with leading brands and start-ups to develop new products for market, and supporting the industry as it seeks to develop the current and next generation of engineers.

Premier Farnell focuses its offering around four core customer journeys:

  • Education to Maker – Premier Farnell is an official manufacturer of two of the most popular Maker Boards, Raspberry Pi and Beaglebone Black, and exclusive manufacturer of educational programming boards such as the BBC micro:bit and Codebug. Customers are supported through, the largest online engineering and maker community, also providing support to educators and parents through its new STEM space.

  • Research and Design Services - Premier Farnell is the No.1 for Development Kits, having worked with the world’s leading Semiconductor companies to design and manufacture their latest development boards in house. A deep understanding and design knowledge of the latest Semiconductor Devices available also supports Premier Farnell’s broader design assistance offering, providing a similar service to customers of all sizes who are seeking additional engineering support.

  • Design through to Production – Premier Farnell provides an entire solution for design to manufacturing customers, with the broadest range of Semiconductor and Passive inventory available, a world class line card, same day despatch, a strong board level Interconnect proposition and growing Electromechanical proposition. In addition, it has the technical support capabilities to meet all customers’ needs, from simple cross-reference to complex design.

  • Bench to Board – Premier Farnell offers one of the industry’s broadest ranges of Test & Measurement equipment and a leading line card for all Tool & Production supplies supporting customers from the testing of initial designs to delivering essential maintenance activity to keep their operations running.

Premier Farnell is a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing, the components operating group of Avnet, Inc., (NYSE:AVT). Premier Farnell trades as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. The Premier Farnell Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and has an extensive inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet the needs of innovative customers everywhere.

Key facts:

  • Operations in 38 countries and 43 local language transactional websites

  • More than 3,500 leading suppliers

  • More than 650,000 products stocked with access to over four million more on demand

  • More than 440,000 members of the element14 community

  • Leaders in providing information on REACH, Conflict Minerals and EU RoHS legislation

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