element14 now stocking more than 80,000 connector and cable products for varied industrial applications

element14 now stocking more than 80,000 connector and cable products for varied industrial applications

Milestone gives element14 Asia Pacific customers the industries’ widest product choice, supporting thousands of industrial applications 
Singapore, 22 May 2012 –– element14 (formerly Farnell), the first award-winning information portal, collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, announces that it is now stocking over 80,000 high performance connector and cable products from global manufacturers such as Alpha Wire, Amphenol, Belden, Harting, ITT Cannon, Lapp Kabel, Molex, Multicomp, Pro Power, Souriau and TE Connectivity. 
Delivering the industries’ widest product choice, element14’s connectors and cables cater for the needs of customers across nearly every industry, including industrial control, medical, alternative energy, aerospace, defence and marine, telecommunications, wireless infrastructure, consumer electronics and automotive.  
One of element14’s best selling connector ranges is the TE Connectivity Circular (CPC) Connectors. Designed for commercial signal and power applications, these UL 94V-0 rated and made of stabilised, heat resistant, self-extinguishing thermoplastic material.  Available in panel or chassis mount and free-hanging configurations, these connectors are polarised for proper mating of connector halves and has quick connect and disconnect capability with thread assist, positive detent coupling. 
Another popular range is Alpha Wire’s reliable and durable series of power cords and cables, which are able to maintain high signal integrity even in noisy environments. The Alpha Wire 3 Core Unshielded Electrical Cords, UL Listed and CSA Certified, provide reliable plug-in power and is suitable for use in motor controls and in-plant power distribution, particularly for consumer and industrial devices, business and communication machines, and medical and test equipment.
All 80,000 connectors and cables can be browsed and purchased through element14’s unique e-commerce site which provides a convenient, one-stop shop designed to enable electronic system designers, production engineers and maintenance technicians to do their buying more efficiently in order to meet their shorter product life cycles. 
The unique collaborative element14 Community also provides additional value in the form of engineering resources such as application notes, training materials and design tools. Industry-leading electronic legislative information can also be accessed on the element14 Community Legislation site, whilst step-by-step guides, collaborative discussion boards and a unique ‘Ask the Expert’ are also available to guide and help engineers. 
element14’s technical team has also combined proprietary intelligence with the latest information from the world’s top electronics suppliers to provide the most comprehensive technical knowledge and solutions for engineers, conveniently located at its technical microsites on instrumentation and measurement, medical, robotics, sensing, among others. 

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Media Contact Details:                                         

Christina Loh
element14 Asia Pacific
Tel: +65 6671 8769 / +65 6671 8759
Email: cloh@element14.com

Chris King
EML Wildfire
Tel: +44 20 8408 8000
Email: element14@emlwildfire.com

About element14

element14 is a high-service distributor of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair. Bringing together the latest products, services, and development software, all connected to an innovative online engineering community where purchasers and engineers can access peers and experts, a wide range of independent technical information and helpful tools. Whether researching a new technology, designing an electronic product, or looking for parts to repair an existing system, element14 is the trusted global source to find the answers and parts you need to keep your project on the fast track, right from the start.

element14 is the operating business of Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) in Asia Pacific.

For more information visit the website:
Australia: au.element14.com
China: cn.element14.com
Korea: kr.element14.com
Hong Kong: hk.element14.com
India: in.element14.com
Malaysia: my.element14.com
New Zealand: nz.element14.com
Philippines: ph.element14.com
Singapore: sg.element14.com
Taiwan: tw.element14.com
Thailand: th.element14.com

About Premier Farnell

Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) is a global leader in high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair. Its differentiated proposition includes 29 local language transactional websites, and the critically important element14 Community for design engineers – an industry first (www.element14.com). With sales last year of £990.8m and underlying profits of £93.3m the Group distributes its comprehensive portfolio of products and services throughout Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, supported by a global supply chain of over 3,500 suppliers and an inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet its customers’ needs.

While global in scope, Premier Farnell recognises the individual needs of each market and has continued to internationalise its model accordingly. It trades locally as Farnell in Europe, Newark/element14 in North America and Farnell Newark in Brazil. Across Asia Pacific the business trades as element14.

Key facts

  • Operations in 35 different countries
  • 4,100 employees
  • Over 2 million customer contacts in 156 industries
  • Over 3,500 leading suppliers
  • Over 400,000 products stocked with access to over four million more on demand
  • Global leader in legislation RoHS, WEEE, REACH

For more information visit the website at Premier Farnell.

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Email: pressoffice@premierfarnell.com



Monday, 21 May 2012