Newark element14 Expands Wire and Cable Offerings with New Supplier, Lapp

Franchise includes Lapp’s ÖLFLEX line of oil-resistant industrial cables


Newark element14, the Development Distributor, has announced an agreement with Lapp USA, the leading supplier of cables, wires and cable accessories, that builds on its strong wire and cable line card. Premier Farnell also distributes Lapp products through its Farnell element14 business in EMEA and element14 business in Asia Pacific. Nearly 300 Lapp products are now available to Newark element14 customers on its website, including the industry-leading ÖLFLEX brand.

Lapp’s ÖLFLEX line provides flexible, oil-resistant solutions for a variety of environmentally challenging conditions, including photovoltaic plants, HVAC, chemical industries, food and beverage industries, automotive, and more. The ÖLFLEX portfolio of highly flexible cables for control and power applications are designed to withstand dry, damp and wet conditions and the rigors of even the most demanding factory automation applications.

Mike Ulch, Head of Product, Electromechanical, Interconnect, and Passives for Newark element14 said: “Customers are increasingly coming to us for products that help them bring their industrial designs to life, and Lapp’s family of cables helps meet this need. Lapp’s extensive line of cables further deliver flexible control to help streamline production and reduce potential downtime for our customers.”

With the addition of Lapp to its product range, Newark element14 now carries over 33,000 unique products, including Coaxial cable, fiber optic cable, hook up wire, multi-conductor cable, multi paired cable, networking cable and ribbon cable. Newark element14 also provides its customers with solutions for cable management and cable assemblies from hundreds of manufacturers.

Lapp products are available from Newark element14 in North America, Farnell element14 in Europe, and element14 in Asia Pacific.


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Premier 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. 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 is a business unit of Avnet (Nasdaq: 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. Premier Farnell sells direct to consumers through a network of resellers, and its CPC business in the UK.

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