Farnell element14 recognised as Distributor of the Year by Midas Components

Farnell element14 has been named Midas Displays’ Distributor of the Year 2014 for its distribution of display products including LCD modules, OLED modules, TFT displays, and display interconnect/accessories.

Midas Displays are a product group of Midas Components Ltd and Farnell element14 currently distributes over 600 lines from their display, ultrasonic sensor, and EMC product portfolio.

The award recognises Farnell element14 for its positive year on year displays sales growth and their commitment to further increase the distribution of the products globally.

Paul Banham, Sales & Marketing Director, Midas Components, said: “Midas Displays recognises Farnell element14 as a strategic global presence which supports its customers through excellent commercial and technical support whilst offering a comprehensive electronic component/equipment package. We truly believe Farnell element14 are committed to operate with Midas within a beneficial partnership and in practice they make it exceptionally easy to do business between our two Companies. There is a mutual trust and understanding of our compatible strengths and strategies which are certain to create a long term business partnership and further increases in sales as global business for display products is realised.”

Mike Buffham, Global Head of Product and Pricing, Premier Farnell, added: “Midas offers us unparalleled support across the range of display technologies from Mono Character LCD to Full Colour OLED displays allowing us to offer real solutions to our customers complex display requirements.”


Photo caption – left to right – Mike Buffham, Global Head of Product and Pricing, Premier Farnell, Mike Halpin, Managing Director, Midas Components, Ross Murgatroyd, Product Manager, Farnell element14, Paul Banham, Sales & Marketing Director, Midas Components


About the Premier Farnell Group

Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) is a global leader in high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. It trades as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 across Asia Pacific. With sales last year of £968m, the Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and an inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet its customers’ needs.

Premier Farnell works with key strategic suppliers to bring to market development kits in a variety of applications, enabling it to support the customer from design concept through to production.

The latest products, software, services and solutions from trusted supplier partners are all available through 43 local language transactional websites, with customer support provided by degreed engineers. The element14 Community allows buyers and engineers to access a wide range of independent technical information, tools and the latest resources.

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Premier Farnell Key facts

  • Operations in 36 different countries
  • More than 4,300 employees
  • More than 3,500 leading suppliers
  • More than 500,000 products stocked with access to over four million more on demand

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

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