Newark Boosts Switch Offerings with New C&K Components Partnership

Addition of C&K further defines Newark’s leadership role in switch technology


Newark, the Development Distributor, today announced a new franchise with world leading switch technology supplier C&K Components. In entering this agreement, Newark further expands its extensive switch offerings to its engineer and designer customers by providing the fullest range of switch products available.

With the addition of C&K Components to the Newark portfolio, designers and engineers have access to the latest switch solutions to support their innovations across the product lifecycle, from concept design to repair and replacement support. C&K’s high quality switch solutions are available for same day shipping from Newark to quickly support industrial automation, harsh environment, oil and gas, medical, and transportation applications.

“As our customers continue to leverage new technologies that drive innovation, switches become an integral component of their designs,” said Simon Meadmore, Global Head of IP&E, Newark. “Newark’s addition of C&K further expands our already extensive portfolio of switch technologies and offers them greater support throughout the product lifecycle.”

“Our mission is to provide our customers with innovative products that continue to raise the bar for quality, performance and reliability,” said Ian Gee, Channel Director for C&K Switches in the Americas. “Newark’s exceptional service and easy access to technical data helps us reach a variety of more customers, making Newark the right partner to fulfill this mission.”

For over 90 years, C&K consistently achieves the precise look, feel, sound and experience designers and engineers look for in the latest switch solutions.

The C&K product range is available from Newark in North America.


About us

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.

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