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Newark InOne Chosen by Analog Devices to Distribute New Technology Products Throughout the Americas

CHICAGO, February 5, 2007

Newark element14, the leading small-quantity distributor of electronic components, test equipment and RoHS-compliant solutions in the Americas, and a subsidiary of global distributor Premier Farnell plc, announced today that www.newarkinone.com now offers engineers an enhanced selection of new technology and popular products from Analog Devices, the world's leading manufacturer of analog, digital and mixed signal semiconductors.

As of an agreement signed in December 2006, Newark element14 is a full-line distributor of Analog Devices (www.analog.com), and a participant in the manufacturer's new product introduction program.

Analog Devices´┐Ż Phil Fraser, Director of Distribution, Americas, comments, "Newark element14's impressive high-service, multi-channel distribution model, and its powerful new website, allow us to quickly introduce our newest innovations to design engineers throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil."

"We are delighted that this new partnership offers our customers a superb portfolio plus the latest analog, digital and mixed signal products," said Paul Tallentire, President, Newark InOne. "With the addition of Analog Devices to our line card, we now represent the most prestigious semiconductor brands in the world."

Newark element14's Analog Devices selection can be seen at www.newarkinone.com/analog, or by calling 1.800.463.9275.

About Newark element14

Newark element14, a subsidiary of global distributor Premier Farnell plc, is North America's leading small-quantity distributor of electronic components and test equipment, and its #1 source for RoHS compliant parts and information. RoHS is the acronym for the European Union's Restrictions of certain Hazardous Substances directive, which took effect July 1, 2006.

Visited by thousands of engineers and electronics buyers each week, Newark element14's RoHS Express site at www.element14.com/community/community/legislation provides critical information to help companies transition to compliance, including: the latest news, on-demand lead-free soldering webinars, downloadable step-by-step guides to compliance and updates on US and Canadian green laws.

In addition to offering the broadest electronics selection from 440+ top manufacturers for same-day shipping, Newark element14 provides a unique range of value-added services at no charge, including, RoHS Bill of Materials updates, eProcurement implementation and support, and automatic re-reeling for components.

With multiple sales channels, customers do business with Newark element14 through contact centers, a local branch network in the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, a dedicated field sales force and a world-class website at www.Newark.com. The holder of a General Services Administration schedule (#GS-06F-0044M,) Newark element14 also supports federal government customers through a dedicated website, www.teamgov.com, and a specially trained team of representatives.

Newark element14's parent company, Premier Farnell plc, is a leading global marketer and distributor of electronic, maintenance repair and operations (MRO) and specialist products and services, trading in more than 100 countries with a database of 2 million customer contacts. For general information, visit www.Newark.com and www.premierfarnell.com. Also, you can reach Newark element14's media contact, Janice Fleisher, at 773.907.5941 and at jfleisher@Newark element14inone.com.

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