India’s leading electronic components distributor, element14, invests further in region by opening brand new office in Bangalore

Important Hub for Supporting Existing Global Customers, Partners and Driving New Business, the Development Distributor, today announce the official opening of its new office in Bangalore, India. This new office is part of element14’s continued investment and commitment to the region, reflecting the opportunities presented by the Indian government’s economic plan for the market. The new office houses members of element14’s customer facing teams, as well as global Centres of Excellence in e-commerce, technology and business intelligence. element14 is locating this global support in Bangalore because of the high level of local talent available within the city.

Ravi Pagar, Regional Director – South Asia, element14 Asia-Pacific said, “I’m excited about this move to a new office in Bangalore which I view as an important part of our overall global business strategy - being present locally to support the local businesses, whilst also providing direct access to customers through digital channels. The new office will establish more Centres of Excellence in India, thus enabling faster and closer in-region support to our customers. This also means faster turnaround for technical queries and even face to face meetings with the technology experts at element14.”

element14 will be officially opening the office in Bangalore on Friday 6th October. Graham McBeth, President, Premier Farnell, who will join the Bangalore office on this occasion, said, “This is a great occasion and we are very proud of our operations here in India. I believe this is a market that has huge opportunities and we are incredibly impressed with the level of talent available within Bangalore. Expanding into a larger office will allow us to invest further in new talent, creating new opportunities and helping us meet our objectives, both within India, and globally. I am extremely proud of the service our colleagues based in India provide to our internal organisation, customers and suppliers across the world and delighted to be providing this fantastic new office from which they can grow the business further.”

element14 is committed to strengthening its position in India as a trusted one-stop source of engineering knowledge and solutions for design innovation. In the past year, the company has invested significantly in the country to ensure that it provides customers with personalized and continuous support. element14’s has offices in India in Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Kolkotta and Ahmedabad.


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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.

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