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.


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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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