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Farnell, established in 1939, is a world leading high service, low volume distributor of electronic, electrical, industrial and maintenance, repair & operations (MRO) products – with fast, easy access to over 620,000 stocked products, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


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Farnell, Tektronix run compeititon to mark oscilloscope launch

Farnell, Tektronix run compeititon to mark oscilloscope launch
Tektronix is launching a new range of oscilloscopes on June 4 and, as part of the launch, Farnell and Tektronix are running a competition to win two prizes – both of which are exclusive to Farnell.
9th May 2019

Deck the halls with Raspberry Pi and robots!

  Deck the halls with Raspberry Pi and robots!
Those tasked with finding a gift for the hardest to shop for engineer this holiday season are being helped out by Premier Farnell. The distributor has handpicked gifts for engineers of all ages and abilities, from those with decades of experience to those just starting out.
4th December 2018

Premier Farnell tightens Raspberry Pi security

Premier Farnell tightens Raspberry Pi security
Premier Farnell has signed a global distribution agreement with US-based Zymbit, a developer of hardware security modules which ensure physical and digital security of IoT devices. The deal provides Farnell element14 customers with access to Zymbit’s ZYMKEY 4i security module which delivers professional grade security to the Raspberry Pi family of single board computers.
28th November 2018


electronica: Global deals boost Premier Farnell

electronica: Global deals boost Premier Farnell
A trio of global franchises which expand the depth and breadth of Premier Farnell’s linecard was revealed at electronica. The agreements with Osram Opto Semiconductors, Nodec Copal and Taoglas provide designers and engineers with access to several new product lines in key market sectors, covering the Interconnect, Passives & Electromechanical (IP&E) and Semiconductor product categories.
18th November 2018

Latest Raspberry Pi adds dual-band wireless networking

Latest Raspberry Pi adds dual-band wireless networking
Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+, now available from Premier Farnell, delivers the latest features and capabilities to a more compact form factor and lower price point. Like the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ it boasts a 64-bit quad core Broadcom BCM2837 processor running at 1.4 GHz, adding significant performance enhancements over the previous model.
15th November 2018

Education resource helps address digital skills gap

Education resource helps address digital skills gap
Distributor Premier Farnell has launched an area on its transactional website to help educators and education resellers identify what they need to teach coding and physical computing in schools and universities.
6th November 2018

Premier Farnell repeats Startupbootcamp/IoT sponsorship

Premier Farnell repeats Startupbootcamp/IoT sponsorship
A third year of sponsorship of Startupbootcamp | IoT has been announced by Premier Farnell. This year’s Startupbootcamp IoT has a focus on high-impact startups in Industrial IoT and areas such as manufacturing, infrastructure, energy, education, the environment, health, agriculture and retail.
24th October 2018

Premier Farnell signs non-volatile memory line

Premier Farnell signs non-volatile memory line
Adesto Technologies and Premier Farnell have signed a global distribution agreement. The franchise provides OEM customers with access to Adesto’s complete portfolio of ultra-low power non-volatile memory (NVM) products, with support provided through Premier Farnell’s sales, technical and product management resources.
18th October 2018

Rospedzihowski named VP EMEA Sales at Premier Farnell

Rospedzihowski named VP EMEA Sales at Premier Farnell
Premier Farnell has named industry veteran Rob Rospedzihowski as Vice President for Sales, EMEA reporting to Chris Breslin, President, Premier Farnell. Rospedzihowski is responsible for Farnell element14’s sales across EMEA and takes on the role with immediate effect.
13th August 2018

Electrical and electronics products range is easy on the pocket

Electrical and electronics products range is easy on the pocket
Affordable alternatives on a wide range of electrical and electronics products for design and production applications are being offered by Premier Farnell through its range of Exclusive Brands. The range offers cost savings of typically 30% on over 50,000 production level quality, in-stock products with the additional benefit of customisation options.
24th July 2018

Premier Farnell picks fulfilment solution for Leeds facility

Premier Farnell picks fulfilment solution for Leeds facility
Pressing on with its plans for a new distribution centre in Leeds, Premier Farnell has signed a contract with SSI Schaefer to supply a state-of-the-art order fulfilment solution. Construction work commenced on the 361,000 sq ft distribution unit at Muse Developments’ flagship Logic Leeds site on 29 March.
5th July 2018

Robotics kit gives students primer in systems-level design

Robotics kit gives students primer in systems-level design
An affordable robotics kit and classroom curriculum, which provides students with a deeper understanding of how electronic system designs work is in stock at Premier Farnell. The TI Robotics System Learning Kit (TI_RSLK) is specifically designed to be used within the university setting to teach students the background knowledge necessary to understand the engineering concepts behind designing, testing and building a functioning robotic system.
27th June 2018

Breslin succeeds McBeth at helm of Premier Farnell

Breslin succeeds McBeth at helm of Premier Farnell
Graham McBeth has retired from his position as President of Premier Farnell and he has been replaced by Chris Breslin, who was previously senior vice president for global products. He was announced as McBeth’s replacement at Avnet’s Investor Day event in New York City.  Breslin will report to Pete Bartolotta, chief transformation officer at Avnet.
20th June 2018

Kits and support help kids to code

Kits and support help kids to code
To help create the next generation of digital engineers Premier Farnell is providing kits and support to help youngsters to learn the fundamental skills of coding. The company offers one of the widest range of educational aids targeted at tomorrow’s coders and application developers including products such as Codebug, BBC micro:bit, Raspbery Pi and the newly launched Arduino CTC101 classroom kit.
7th June 2018

SiTime signs up with Premier Farnell

SiTime signs up with Premier Farnell
Premier Farnell has sealed a global distribution agreement with SiTime, a supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems) timing products. Over one billion SiTime silicon timing devices are being used today in a broad range of applications from smartphones, tablets and cameras to air transportation and earthquake detection systems.
11th May 2018

Computer kit encourages kids to try electronics

Computer kit encourages kids to try electronics
forthings.io, a consumer website where you can shop for ‘hands-on’ electronics, established by Premier Farnell earlier this year, is offering a new kit to encourage kids to start building electronics and to learn to code. The Piper Computer Kit is a fun and educational kit that introduces young people to electronics through the ever-popular Minecraft game.  
12th April 2018

Premier Farnell, Nordic Semiconductor ink global pact

Premier Farnell, Nordic Semiconductor ink global pact
Nordic Semiconductor has joined the Premier Farnell global linecard following an agreement between the two companies. The deal gives the distributor access to ultra-low power (ULP) wireless chips that can run for a long time from small power sources as the future of electronics goes wireless and portable due to consumer demand for ever greater levels of freedom and flexibility.
9th April 2018

Work starts on Premier Farnell distribution hub

Work starts on Premier Farnell distribution hub
Work has now started on site for Premier Farnell’s 361,000 sq ft distribution unit at Muse Developments’ flagship Logic Leeds site. A special turf-cutting ceremony was held on March 29 at Logic Leeds to celebrate the start of construction work on the state-of-the-art distribution hub. The warehouse build, which will be the largest ever warehouse development in Leeds, is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.
3rd April 2018

Powerful processor adds more punch to Raspberry Pi

Powerful processor adds more punch to Raspberry Pi
A faster processor and dual-band wireless LAN capability make the Raspberry Pi3 Model B+ launched today (March 14) over 15% faster than its predecessor and even more attractive to professional users. It is available now from Premier Farnell.
14th March 2018

Premier Farnell, Amphenol SV Microwave seal global deal

Premier Farnell, Amphenol SV Microwave seal global deal
Premier Farnell has announced a new global franchise agreement with Amphenol SV Microwave, which will enhance its RF connector, adapter and cable assembly product ranges to include higher frequency microwave bands up to 100GHz.  Amphenol SV Microwave has designed and manufactured RF/Microwave coaxial connectors, cable assemblies and passive components for over 50 years.
6th March 2018


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