Farnell receives President’s Award for 2018 Sales Performance from Ohmite/Arcol

L-R, Jimmy Craik, Sales Executive EMEA at Ohmite; Simon Meadmore, Global Head of IP&E at Farnell

Farnell, the Development Distributor, has been awarded the 2018 President’s Award by Ohmite/Arcol. The award was presented to Farnell based on sales growth achieved by the business in the 2018 calendar year, underpinned by strong investment in inventory.

Jason Stokes, Product Manager IP&E at Farnell, said: “This award is testament to our hard work and commitment to driving sales growth. We worked closely with our partners at Ohmite/Arcol to develop our partnership and enhance our offering of Ohmite/Arcol products, with particular focus on their market-leading Panel & Chassis Mount Resistors. We are delighted to be recognised with a President’s Award.”

Jimmy Craik, Sales Executive EMEA at Ohmite/Arcol, added: “Ohmite/Arcol was impressed with Farnell’s sales growth over the course of 2018 and this President’s Award recognises the significant achievement of over 10% POS growth delivered by Farnell in that period. We are pleased to present this award to Farnell and celebrate our continued partnership.”

Ohmite/Arcol are a leading supplier of resistors, valued by Farnell customers for their diverse product range including Through Hole and Current Sense Resistors. Omite/Arcol products are Farnell customers’ first choice for Panel & Chassis Mount Resistors.

A comprehensive range of Ohmite/Arcol products are available from Farnell.


Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

For more information, visit http://www.farnell.com/