Farnell has joined with sister Avnet company EBV Elektronik to enhance its customers in South Africa. Embedded system designers and engineers in South Africa can now access Farnell’s global online catalogue of more than 950,000 products direct from their local EBV sales contact.
Rob Rospedzihowski, President Sales EMEA, Farnell says: “This new partnership with EBV enables more customers than ever to access our market leading product offering, from semiconductors to single board computing, and test and measurement. We are already receiving very positive feedback from customers in South Africa on how the greatly increased product range available to them is better supporting their business needs.”
Farnell has also enhanced its website to offer customers multicurrency options.
Customers can access Farnell’s entire global range online, including:
- A portfolio of over 120,000 semiconductor lines from top suppliers such as Xilinx, Micron, STMicroelectronics and Microchip.
- Significantly enhanced range of Interconnect, Passives and Electro-mechanical products to support industrial automation and Industrial IoT projects alongside addition of new suppliers such as Yageo and KOA.
- SBC for industrial, hobbyist and educational use from over 100 brands including Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Beagleboard and BBC micro:bit.
- Farnell has also invested $4 million in test and measurement with more than 4,000 products added.
Fast quotes for customised or not-in-stock products are now also available for South African customers.
The website features a suite of industry-first online tools including Connector e-Guide and Soldering Tip Selector to help design engineers identify critical components much faster.
Farnell’s IoT Hub and Embedded Hub also host an extensive range of free online resources, data sheets, application notes, videos, webinars and technical articles on Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things.
Farnell’s global logistics operations have also been enhanced with investment in a new distribution centre in the United Kingdom which enables shipping to South Africa in three days.