Exclusive XP Power global contract extension gives design engineers greater choices in the latest power supply technology at Newark
Portfolio and service enhanced with almost 200 new power conversion products and exclusive hyperlink between websites
CHICAGO-May 6, 2008 - Committed to bringing design engineers the newest technologies first, leading multi-channel electronics distributor Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, has extended its exclusive global contract with power conversion specialist XP Power, supplier of the world's strongest range of standard power supply solutions.
The new agreement enables Newark to offer its customers in the Americas the very latest in power supply and conversion products from 1W through to 2400W. In support of further sales growth, Newark has added nearly 200 new XP Power products to its portfolio. Newark's sister company, Farnell, will exclusively supply XP products outside of the Americas.
To help facilitate fast and easy ordering, an exclusive hyperlink has been put in place that links the products on XP's website to the specific product page on Newark's website. Additionally, XP Power's product catalogs now include cross-references to Newark part numbers.
The 12 month contract extension recognizes and underscores the success that has been achieved in the partnership since the companies began working together over five years ago.
Commenting on the contract extension, Steve Head, Marketing Director at XP Power, said: "Increasingly, companies are designing and manufacturing in a dynamic, global market with products developed and produced in multiple locations. This global contract extension will provide fast access to a broad range of latest technologies for customers seeking solutions to their power applications, at any location."
Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, and a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the Americas, is known for offering the broadest selection of components and test equipment from 440+ top manufacturers for design engineer and maintenance professionals.
To meet its customers' diverse needs, Newark stocks everything from the latest design-in technologies to popular replacement parts, and continually expands its supplier portfolio to offer a true one-stop shopping experience.
With multiple sales channels, customers do business with Newark through contact centers, a local branch network in the US, Canada and Mexico, a dedicated field sales force and a world-class website at www.newark.com.