Mick Elliott


The MAKERFACTORY EBB-ESP32 evaluation board is available at Conrad Business Supplies. Designed to help speed the development of designs based around the Espressif ESP32 wireless microcontroller module, the evaluation board hosts a comprehensive set of peripheral functions that can be switched in or out of a prototype setup.


The BMI088 high-performance inertial measurement unit (IMU) from Bosch Sensortec is now being shipped by distributor Mouser Electronics. Borrowing from Bosch’s proven automotive technology, the IMU delivers an extremely stable, low-noise 6-axis inertial sensor designed for industrial and harsh-environment drone and robotics applications.


A White Paper report offers insight and analysis into the state of play for current and future MRO procurement globally. The survey, conducted among 851 procurement professionals – all members of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply – covers the opportunities and pressures procurement professionals face around key areas including innovation, inventory management and supplier knowledge.


Farnell element14 has been named High Service Distributor of the Year for EMEA by Bel Europe. The award was presented to Farnell element14 at the recent electronica exhibition. It is based on sales growth achieved by the business underpinned by a strong and growing partnership and investment in inventory.

Distribution Agreements

Arrow Electronics has won an agreement to supply Hongfa’s relays and related products throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Hongfa is one of China’s leading relay manufacturers and it is among the top relay suppliers globally. Relays make up the majority of Hongfa’s business with more than 160 series, 40,000 specifications and an annual production capacity of 1.5 billion pieces.