Farnell element14 achieves Phoenix Contact award for exceptional sales growth in 2014
Farnell element14 has been named Phoenix Contacts’ distribution partner of the year 2014 for Device Connections based on exceptional sales growth.
Steve Herd Global Product Director, Connectors at Premier Farnell stated: “We are delighted to have been recognised by Phoenix Contact as their distribution partner of the year. This year we have launched 500 products to build our range including the M23 Hybrid and PTSM range. We look forward to continued success in 2015.”
Colin Green, Phoenix Contact General Manager, stated: “The level of interaction and dedication shown by Farnell element14 has been outstanding and it is this strong working value-add partnership that has enabled them to achieve exceptional sales growth results in 2014. The award is in recognition of their outstanding performance and commitment to Phoenix Contact throughout last year.”
This week Farnell element14 launched Phoenix Contact’s SMD components to the COMBICON product range for SMT production.
Reflecting the trend towards surface mount devices in recent years, the SPT-SMD product series features compact spring-cage PCB terminal blocks with direct plug-in technology for industrial applications up to 1.5 mm², optimised for existing SMT lines where the connection direction and voltage level can be freely chosen.
Farnell element14’s Phoenix Contact portfolio also includes products from the industrial components, industrial electronics and interface divisions.
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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Premier Farnell Key facts
- Operations in 36 different countries
- More than 4,300 employees
- More than 3,500 leading suppliers
- More than 500,000 products stocked with access to over four million more on demand
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