Electronica China 2017: element14 to present the latest products and dedicated support for the electronic design and development engineers of today and the future

Showcasing products, tools and solutions that empower people and businesses to shape the future at the 3-day event

Highlights at the element14 booth:

  • Demonstrations of the latest products from its comprehensive portfolio
  • Brand new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and accessories
  • Latest products and exclusive offerings and solutions from leading manufacturers such as TI, TE, Connectivity, Hammond, Weller, Bulgin, Richtek, Lapp Group and RECOM
  • Pre-register at to get free gifts

element14, The Development Distributor, will showcase a range of products, tools and solutions that empower people and businesses to shape the future at the Electronica China 2017. New products and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair will be on show at Stand 5431 in Hall E5, on 14-16 March.

This is the first comprehensive exhibition to Chinese customers about its key products and services since Avnet completed the acquisition of element14. As the Development Distributor, element14 provides high services and support to customers through every phase of their journey, from education to maker, research and design, through to production, to help customers to develop their own capabilities and products. With the partnership of Avnet, element14 now can provide services in volume production.

Zhu Weidi, Regional Director – Greater China, element14, said, “We provide high service distribution of technology products and solutions to a broad customer base, from hobbyists to inspired engineers to buyers. And you can always find the latest technology, products and services at element14.”

Visitors can pre-register at or visit element14 booth at Stand 5431 in Hall E5 to get a RMB30 Starbucks voucher. Visitors to the stand will be taken on a journey through element14’s expert design & manufacturing services, world-class product portfolio, powerful test & measurement solutions and leading education & maker initiatives. Stand visitors will have the opportunity to see first-hand all the latest and exciting technologies from TI, TE, Hammond, Weller, Bulgin, Richtek, Lapp Group and RECOM etc. that will be on the spotlight in the following months.

An important highlight at the stand will be the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and demos. The latest generation board is faster and more powerful than ever before and comes with built-in wireless and Bluetooth connectivity. Supporting Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Wireless LAN, the Raspberry Pi 3 can support new and exciting application areas ‘out of the box’, such as IoT connectivity, streaming to Bluetooth headphones or speakers, Wi-Fi gateways and home cloud storage.

Visitors can get the latest updates on the schedule of programmes from


About us

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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