Farnell expands predictive maintenance offerings for manufacturers
Farnell strengthens investment in industrial products to support predictive maintenance
Farnell, an Avnet Company, today announced it has expanded its predictive maintenance offerings to help customers in the manufacturing sector find the best solutions.
Farnell now stocks a wide range of industrial components that can monitor facilities’ power, drives and motors to provide alerts when automated systems are at risk. Farnell also provides numerous technical resources to help customers stay informed in the ever-changing maintenance landscape.
“Today’s skilled labour shortages have made it even harder for many of our customers to address any problems that arise in their operations,” said Cliff Ortmeyer, Global Head of Technical Marketing from Farnell. “Our latest products offer state-of-the-art advancements in the Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) to help reduce the cost, time and effort required to implement predictive maintenance solutions.”
Some of the newest products now available to Farnell manufacturing customers include:
- SIMATIC Series HMI Touch Screens from Siemens: Designed for implementation of high-performance visualization applications on the machine-level. High performance, functionality and numerous integrated interfaces offer the greatest convenience in high-end applications.
- OsiSense XS Series – Inductive Proximity Sensor from Schneider Electric: Contributes to machine performance and machine compactness with a wider adjustment range. Helps increase the profitability of your solution.
- Fluid Level Controllers from Omron: Built to detect liquid levels. A variety of conductive liquids can be controlled using this method. Used in a wide range of industrial applications including iron and steel, food, chemical, pharmaceutical, and semiconductor industries.
Farnell continues to make investments in their industrial product range, which has grown by 50% in the past 12 months. Customers can choose from over 80,000 available industrial products from over 42 industrial manufacturers including Schneider Electric, Honeywell, Siemens, ABB, Omron and Omega.
Farnell also provides technical resources to help keep manufacturers informed of the latest best practices around predictive maintenance. Some of the instructional offerings from Farnell include a whitepaper on predictive maintenance with Industrial IoT and the new e-Techjournal Industrial automation - all the power & control, along with a webinar recording on predictive maintenance and IIoT.
Farnell customers can explore the expanded predictive maintenance product and technical offerings at this link: https://uk.farnell.com/industrial-automation-control#smart-maintenance-repairs
Farnell is 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. 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.
Farnell trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. Farnell's global businesses are 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. Farnell also sells direct to consumers through a network of resellers, and its CPC business in the UK.
Farnell is a business unit of Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT). Avnet is a global technology solutions provider with an extensive ecosystem that delivers design, product, marketing and supply chain expertise for customers at every stage of the lifecycle.
For more information, visit the website at http://www.farnell.com/corporate