Farnell launches new online Technical Resources hub
A dedicated online resource centre providing engineers with free online technical tools and comprehensive research & training materials to assist product design and career development.
Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has today announced the launch of its new Technical Resources hub. A dedicated online resource, the Technical Resources hub provides engineers with up-to-date news and information about the latest technologies and applications alongside expert training courses to support every stage of the product design journey and career development.
The Technical Resources hub features a comprehensive range of technical articles and application notes, whitepapers, webinars and podcasts, projects and training modules, videos and eBooks. Visitors can also access Farnell’s innovative range of online calculators, conversion charts and component selection tools.
For easy navigation, the hub includes pages focused on specific technologies, such as wireless, sensing, power management, motor control, lighting and display; alongside complementary application pages which enable engineers to drill deeper into specific areas from industrial automation and control, and the Internet of Things (IoT); to transportation, medical, maintenance, safety and more.
Cliff Ortmeyer, Global Head of Technical Marketing, Farnell said: “This new technical learning and development hub on uk.farnell.com will help our customers keep pace with new technological advancements. It’s a simple and easy to use platform which brings together all our technical resources in one place so engineers can more easily overcome design challenges and focus on driving innovation. This new resource complements the continued investments made in our in-stock range and technical support services, which together ensure customers have access to market-leading hardware and software solutions as well as the support to develop their skills using our resources and online tools. Our new Technical Resources hub is designed to share inspiration and knowledge, support faster component selection and enable upskilling with essential learning modules.”
Farnell stocks more than 950,000 products in its global online catalogue with more than half a million products stocked in the UK and mainland Europe. Technical support is offered 24/5 to ensure customers can take advantage of the latest technology innovations for experiments and design. Farnell can also support customers as they take ideas from specification through to production with end-to-end product development solutions offered via the Avnet ecosystem.
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. 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.
Farnell trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. Farnell's global businesses are 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. Farnell also sells direct to consumers through a network of resellers, and its CPC business in the UK.
Farnell is a business unit of Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT). Avnet is a global technology solutions provider with an extensive ecosystem that delivers design, product, marketing and supply chain expertise for customers at every stage of the lifecycle.
For more information, visit the website at http://www.farnell.com/corporate