Formed in 1996, Premier Farnell plc is a leading multi-channel, high service distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals globally. We market and distribute a comprehensive range of products and services and solutions throughout Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. The Group has operations in 36 countries and trades in over 100, with over 4,500 employees serving a global customer base. The Group stocks in excess of 600,000 products and represents over 3,000 manufacturer brands.
The Group's multi-channel sales and marketing resources include 48 transactional websites, contact centres, field sales force and the industry leading online community for design engineers – the element14 Community.
Companies within the Premier Farnell Group include Farnell element14, Newark element14, element14, CadSoft, Embest, AVID Technologies, CPC, Farnell-Newark, MCM, and Akron Brass.