Farnell, the leading multi-channel distributor, has received the Outstanding Electronic Distributor 2009 award from leading electronics enclosures supplier Hammond Manufacturing. The award has been presented to Farnell in recognition of its ability to successfully bring the latest Hammond products to market and for excellent sales performance during 2009.
Farnell offers a comprehensive choice of over 600 of Hammond Manufacturing’s industry-leading range of enclosures for electronics equipment. The two companies have worked together for 12 years. Through its in-house technical capabilities and by sharing a close working relationship with Hammond Manufacturing, Farnell has been able to help its customers to quickly and efficiently select the most appropriate enclosure systems for their new applications. The company’s own technology portal and eCommunity – element14 – created exclusively for electronic design engineers is already helping design engineers gather relevant information and discuss their applications with others in the industry.
“This prestigious award has been presented to Farnell for its outstanding performance in what was a challenging year for the electronics industry,” said Russell Irvine, European Account Manager, Hammond Manufacturing. “The high availability of both product and technical support means that Farnell is able to give potential users of our products all the support they need to select and purchase the best electronic enclosures for their applications”.
Simon Meadmore, Farnell’s EMCO Supplier Manager said: “It is a great honour to receive this important award from Hammond. We feel it underlines the success of our evolving business model that encompasses product choice and availability, design support, and a range of procurement tools and methods that make the selection and sourcing of the best products as fast and easy as possible.”