Readers of recognise Farnell element14 at DACH Distributer of the Year awards

Farnell element14, the Development Distributer, was recognized in three categories at the prestigious ‘Distributor of the Year’ awards hosted by on 16th September 2016 in Munich, Germany.

Farnell element14 won 1st place for product availability of active components samples and 3rd place for delivery for active components samples. In addition Farnell element14 was awarded third place for product availability of passives samples.

Dr. Marc Schacherer, Regional Sales Director Central Europe at Farnell element14 said:

“ is a highly respected publication in the key German market. It is a fantastic achievement to receive such recognition and we are delighted. We pride ourselves on offering excellent customer service, an extensive product portfolio, and a superfast delivery service and these awards demonstrate that the investment we continue to make is hitting the mark with customers. The awards reinforce our position as one of the market leaders in technology distribution and I would like to thank everyone who voted for Farnell element14.”

The winners of the ‘Distributor of the Year’ awards were voted for by readers of

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About the Premier Farnell Group

Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) is a global leader in high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Trading as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 across Asia Pacific, it had sales last year of £982.7m, the Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,000 suppliers and an inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet its customers’ needs.

Premier Farnell works to bring to market development kits in a variety of applications, enabling it to support the customer from design concept through to production.

The latest products, software, services and solutions from trusted supplier partners are all available through 43 local language transactional websites. The element14 Community allows buyers and engineers to access a wide range of independent technical information, tools and the latest resources and the Design Center enables design engineers to compare kits from the world’s greatest range of development tools.

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