Farnell, the leading multi-channel distributor, has enhanced its range of commodity electronic components. 9,000 new passive, semiconductor and optoelectronic products have been added from some of the electronic sector’s leading manufacturers; including Tyco, Vishay, Panasonic, Texas Instruments and Epcos.
The addition of these products aims to give engineers a greater choice for their new product designs and seeks to strengthen Farnell’s reputation as a market leader in the distribution sector. The total number of products offered by Farnell now exceeds half a million with over a hundred more added each day.
Great care was taken in the selection of the new components to ensure that they reflected the needs of customers working to produce the next generation designs for both the consumer and industrial markets.
“This program underlines the dynamicism of our business model,” said Mike Buffham, Director of Supplier & Product Management, Farnell. “The electronics industry continues to be an incredibly fast changing and innovative market sector. Our design engineering customer base is always seeking the latest components and technologies to give them an edge and to meet the tough demands of their customers. We see it as our job to reflect this in the type and choice of components we offer backed by support that makes best use of the latest functionality the Internet can offer.”
Farnell’s wide range of technical support tools that includes online data sheets, live technical chat and the now well established the element14 www.element-14.com online engineering community, help speed and simplify the informed selection of the most appropriate components for particular tasks. A range of flexible packaging options such as peel packaging, reels, tubes, waffle trays and loose quantities supports the customer with the exact quantity of parts required, supplied in environmentally sound packaging that affords appropriate levels of protection in transit and handling.