Premier Farnell extends high-service commitment to Amphenol’s full range of 22,000 products, particularly in alternative energy, aerospace, defence, and industrial sectors

Amphenol Industrial, a global leader in interconnect systems, and Premier Farnell, the leading multi-channel, high service distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals worldwide, today announced the availability of Amphenol’s Helios H4 high-performance and low-price point connector for alternative energy applications in Asia Pacific.

Although standard delivery lead time for this product is six weeks ARO (after receipt of order), Premier Farnell will commit to same-day or next-day delivery with no MOQ (minimum order quantity) requirement.

Additionally, for other Amphenol products used in the aerospace and defence sectors by customers who require customised solutions for small quantities, with no MOQ. Premier Farnell will extend its high-service support in key Asia Pacific Markets. In total, Premier Farnell offers up to 442,000 Amphenol products worldwide with 22,000 components in stock for same-day customer despatch and fast turn-around time for customised connectors. These products distributed by Premier Farnell are used by electronic design engineers in the creation and testing of new solutions in solar energy, aerospace, defence and other industrial segments.

Speaking about the growing partnership between both companies, Kit Tang, General Manager, Amphenol Industrial Operations, Asia Pacific said: “At Amphenol, we understand that the solar power industry has unique interconnect needs to produce solar power systems to meet some of the harshest environments on the planet, whether residential or commercial. The growing need for cheaper and more efficient sources of energy in a number of Asian economies have spurred the need for cutting-edge solutions for solar power applications in the Asia Pacific region. Electronic design engineers working on new solutions using our Helios H4 Solar Connector solutions can now be assured of a high-level of service and support from Premier Farnell for their needs.”

The Helios H4 is a high-performance solar connector with impressive data specifications such as rated current of 36Amp on a AWG14 cable, protection degree of IP68 and ability to meet NEC2008 (690.33) requirements.

William Chong, Regional Director of Supplier, Product & Purchasing Management, Premier Farnell, Asia Pacific added: “This partnership with Amphenol recognises our strengths in meeting the high demands of the design community through our multi-channel, complete end-to-end customer experience and logistics excellence. For our Asia Pacific design engineers, immediate access to products at every design stage will enable them to meet their own ‘time to market’ challenges.”

The Helios H4 Solar Connector Solution and other Amphenol interconnect solutions are available for order via Premier Farnell’s website and customer contact centres in Australia, India, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and Taiwan. These products will be stocked at Premier Farnell’s distribution centres located in China, Australia and Singapore enabling same day or next day order fulfilment to customers.

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