Newark element14 joins in Sponsoring Electronics Design Show 2016

Global electronics distributor showcases solutions and services for success at four-day industry event

Newark element14, a high-service global electronics distributor and online community of more than 400,000 design engineers, is joining Electronics Design Show 2016 as a Gold Sponsor. Taking place May 10-13 at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the event will bring together the brightest minds in electronic components manufacturing and distribution to exchange ideas, discuss new opportunities and shape the future of the industry.

As the source for the best electronics products and solutions, supplied by the industry’s top brands, Newark element14 will showcase at EDS how its global capabilities, sales partnerships and differentiated services – such as kitting, customer switches and panel meters, and design engineering support – make the brand the one and only source for effective supplier partnerships.

“Newark element14 has a history of providing best-in-class solutions and support since our original days of catalog distribution that date back to 1932. Now as one of the world’s largest distributors, we’re uniquely positioned to combine our global resources and operations with the localized, personal service engineers have come to depend on. We’re looking forward to gathering with other leaders in the industry as an EDS sponsor and further empower connections for success at the show.” 
Jeff Mills, Head of Regional Marketing for North America at Newark element14

From a sales representative out on the field, to an industrial maintenance worker on the factory floor, to a designer developing a new product concept, the Newark element14 team is committed to helping EDS attendees find new ways to reach more customers. For customers researching or shopping online, Newark element14’s website offers more than 600,000 parts in stock across more than 3,000 suppliers, and is continually updated to provide the industry’s best customer experience. In the past year alone, the company has introduced new features including product reviews, 360-degree videos and an industry-exclusive software store with instant downloads for the most in-demand design programs.

Furthermore, Newark element14 boasts the first and largest online community of design engineers and technology enthusiasts, element14, with more than 400,000 active members and more than 2,000 new members joining each week. Individuals around the world have come to depend on element14 as the premier source for new product information, project support and a place to interact with the industry’s leading experts. For suppliers, the element14 Community presents a unique opportunity to connect with customers and gain critical insights into the real-world project needs of everyday engineers.

To learn more about Newark element14’s offerings, visit For full details on EDS 2016 and to connect with Newark element14 at the show, visit



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. Trading as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 across Asia Pacific, it had sales last year of £982.7m, the Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,000 suppliers and an inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet its customers’ needs.


Premier Farnell works 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. The element14 Community allows buyers and engineers to access a wide range of independent technical information, tools and the latest resources and the Design Center enables design engineers to compare kits from the world’s greatest range of development tools.


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Premier Farnell Key facts

  • Operations in 38 different countries
  • More than 4,500 employees
  • More than 3,000 leading suppliers
  • More than 600,000 products stocked with access to over four million more on demand
  • Leaders in providing information on REACH, Conflict Mineralsand EU RoHS legislation

For more information visit the website at Premier Farnell.