ICYMI: Newark element14 Adds 77,000 SKUs to In-Stock Inventory

Value of available inventory reaches nearly half a billion dollars
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 3:56 pm MST

Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, has announced a substantial investment in product inventory as well as the addition of a number of new suppliers to its product offering. The distributor’s line card, now deeper and wider than ever, ensures customers access to the products they need, when they need them.

Over the past 12 months, Premier Farnell reports that it has invested almost $100M in additional inventory for its Newark element14 division, raising current inventory value $444M. Premier Farnell has also added a number of new franchises to its portfolio of semiconductors; interconnect, passive and electro-mechanical; single board computing and test and tools. These include:


  • Xilinx: the inventor of the FPGA, programmable SoCs, and now, the ACAP (Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform)
  • Nordic Semiconductor: a supplier of a world-class range of wireless devices incorporating ultra-low power (ULP) wireless chips that can run for a long time from small power sources
  • IDT: Integrated Device Technology develops system-level mixed-signal solutions for the communications, computing, consumer, automotive and industrial segments
  • Allegro MicroSystems LLC: a leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing high-performance innovative integrated circuit solutions to serve high-growth applications within the automotive market, with additional focus on office automation, industrial, and consumer/communications applications
  • Delkin: a leading USA manufacturer of industrial flash storage solutions for embedded, industrial application

IP&E (Interconnect, Passive & Electromechanical)

  • Amphenol SV microwave: SV Microwave designs and manufactures RF/microwave coaxial connectors, cable assemblies and passive component for military, IoT, 5G, satellite, high speed, aerospace, commercial and telecommunications applications
  • Nidec-Copal: manufacture and sales of optical equipment and electronic equipment
  • BEL Group: designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits
  • Omega: leading industrial control products, including temperature, thermocouples, RTD connector wires, pressure load cells and control panel meters

Single Board Computing

  • Particle: an all-in-one IoT platform providing everything required to power an IoT product
  • GraspIO: developers of a Raspberry Pi expansion board with a mobile platform for end-to-end IoT development and deployment
  • Arduino: the hugely popular open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software
  • Hanhaa: developers of an Excel-integrated IoT device, Symbisa, empowering people to build simple, powerful IoT experiences and insights with ease

Test and Tools

  • SIMCO Electronics: a leading provider of calibration and software services for test and measurement instruments used in technology organisations.
  • MG Chemicals: a formulator, manufacturer and distributor of chemical products for the electronics and associated industries
  • Lulzbot: 3D printers providing professional grade 3D Printing products at around a $2k price point
  • Creality 3D: 3D printing R&D, manufacturing and sales, plus the supply of printer accessories, consumables, education, and printing services
  • Beehive Electronics: manufacturer of high-performance test accessories for RF electronics
  • Electrolube: global manufacturer of electro-chemicals including thermal management materials, conformal coatings, encapsulation resins, electronic cleaning solutions and general maintenance products

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