element14’s unique full-service capabilities inspiring IoT takes centre stage at Electronica China 2015

Showcasing the full breadth of information, research, collaboration, products, solutions and manufacturing services that engineers need to innovate and succeed

Exclusive highlights at the element14 booth :

  • demonstrations of the newest products from its comprehensive portfolio
  • brand new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and accessories
  • supply chain and multi-channel purchasing solutions

At electronica China 2015 element14 will showcase a range of the newest product solutions and service capabilities that are set to inspire innovation and support engineers from design through to production. New products from international leading brands will be on show at Stand 3162 in Hall E3, Shanghai New International Expo Center, on 17-19 March.  

Jeff Uden, Vice President - Product and Supplier Marketing, element14 Asia-Pacific, said: “New technologies that support the Internet of Things are evolving rapidly and it is clear that engineers and purchasing professionals want a distributor geared towards providing the solutions and products that they need to innovate and succeed in designing for a connected world.

“Our stand embodies our unique full-service capabilities to connect technology, customers and suppliers seamlessly. Customers have easy access to one of the most comprehensive portfolios comprising the newest technologies from our 3000 suppliers.”

With element14 customers can transact easily using any of its multi-channel purchasing options such as web, phone, email and eProcurement. They can choose from a variety of supply chain solutions that work best for small or mid-volume purchases and can transact conveniently using local language, RMB currency and local competitive pricing, plus benefit from access to technical support and customer service. Moreover customers can enjoy fast delivery to major cities from the broad range of local stock from element14 warehoused in Shanghai.

Visitors to the stand can get a guided tour of the e-commerce site at, accessible 24/7 in Chinese language with advanced web capabilities to easily search, review, compare and choose products. The ordering process has been improved across the whole site; from searching for parts to finding background information and browsing, to ensure element14 becomes the go-to destination for electronics customers.

A highlight at the stand will be the new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B - six times faster than the previous model. With a new Broadcom BCM2836 ARMv7 Quad Core Processor powered Single Board Computer running at 900MHz with 1GB of RAM, it delivers a superior user experience booting up in less than half the time of its predecessor. 

Visitors can also get a hands-on demo of the element14 Design Center,, a new resource for engineers offering the most comprehensive range of development tool information alongside product details and supporting material. The site provides rich application and product information, including 360 degree images, videos and downloads. Users can view the products in the way they prefer as they can search by part number, keywords or filter based on tool types, silicon families or core architecture.

Throughout the exhibition visitors can participate in a variety of activities at the element14 stand 3162 in Hall E3; get the latest updates on the schedule of programmes from or



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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