Premier Farnell Group

element14 is part of the Premier Farnell Group (LSE:PFL) a leader in the high service, provision of products, information, software and technology solutions to electronic design engineers, maintenance and repair engineers and purchasing professionals globally.

With over 70 years in electronic components distribution, Premier Farnell Group distributes its comprehensive portfolio of products and services throughout Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, supported by a global chain of suppliers and an inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet its customers' needs. Recently awarded Platinum status by the Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index, the business takes its CSR commitments very seriously.

Its primary electronics businesses currently trade as Farnell in Europe, Newark in the US, Canada and Mexico and Farnell Newark in Brazil. Since 2010, the Asia Pacific business has traded as element14. Previously, operations in Asia Pacific were branded Premier Electronics, Farnell and Farnell-Newark. Premier Farnell Group’s other brands include CPC, MCM, Akron Brass, CadSoft and Embest.

Key Facts

  • Operations in 35 countries
  • Over 4,000 employees
  • 2 million+ customer contacts in 156 industries
  • 600,000 products stocked, with access to over 4 million more on demand
  • Global leader in legislation information (RoHS, WEEE, REACH)

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