Newark element14 Expands Wire and Cable Offerings with New Supplier, Lapp

Franchise includes Lapp’s ÖLFLEX line of oil-resistant industrial cables


Newark element14, the Development Distributor, has announced an agreement with Lapp USA, the leading supplier of cables, wires and cable accessories, that builds on its strong wire and cable line card. Premier Farnell also distributes Lapp products through its Farnell element14 business in EMEA and element14 business in Asia Pacific. Nearly 300 Lapp products are now available to Newark element14 customers on its website, including the industry-leading ÖLFLEX brand.

Lapp’s ÖLFLEX line provides flexible, oil-resistant solutions for a variety of environmentally challenging conditions, including photovoltaic plants, HVAC, chemical industries, food and beverage industries, automotive, and more. The ÖLFLEX portfolio of highly flexible cables for control and power applications are designed to withstand dry, damp and wet conditions and the rigors of even the most demanding factory automation applications.

Mike Ulch, Head of Product, Electromechanical, Interconnect, and Passives for Newark element14 said: “Customers are increasingly coming to us for products that help them bring their industrial designs to life, and Lapp’s family of cables helps meet this need. Lapp’s extensive line of cables further deliver flexible control to help streamline production and reduce potential downtime for our customers.”

With the addition of Lapp to its product range, Newark element14 now carries over 33,000 unique products, including Coaxial cable, fiber optic cable, hook up wire, multi-conductor cable, multi paired cable, networking cable and ribbon cable. Newark element14 also provides its customers with solutions for cable management and cable assemblies from hundreds of manufacturers.

Lapp products are available from Newark element14 in North America, Farnell element14 in Europe, and element14 in Asia Pacific.


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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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