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Newark element14’s ‘New Technologies & Proven Solutions’ Catalog serves as Quick-Reference Resource for Design Engineers

CHICAGO-MARCH 26, 2009

Print and online versions underscore Newark element14's multi-channel offerings

Committed to bringing design engineers the newest technologies first, leading multi-channel electronics distributor Newark element14, part of global Premier Farnell plc, announces it has launched a new 500-page print catalog offering both new technologies and proven solutions to help engineers develop new designs.

As with its prior catalogs, Newark element14 offers an alternate interactive online version at www.newark.ca/ecats This format allows users to quickly search by keyword, manufacturer part number or description, browse by page or section, link to a product detail page, and buy from a shopping cart.

New and popular board-level components are showcased from such top suppliers as: Analog Devices, AVX, Freescale, Linear Technology, International Rectifier, Maxim, Microchip, Molex, National Semiconductor, ON Semiconductor, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, Tyco Electronics and Vishay.

The catalog also features interconnect, wire, circuit and line protection, power, industrial control products and test equipment needed to design complete end-to-end solutions. In all, more than 32,000 products are included.

"This new catalog meets the needs of design engineers seeking one source for new technologies and best-in-class products and suppliers," comments Barry Litwin, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Newark element14. "It represents a carefully edited subset of new and proven product solutions to help inspire new ideas for design."

In addition to the products showcased in the catalog, www.newark.ca offers 3.7 million products to help engineers achieve their design goals.

Editor's note: high resolution image of the catalog is available at:

http://www.vocus.com/images/pr/newark_500_DE_Catalog.jpg

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.

© Copyright 2007. Newark element14 is a service mark of Premier Farnell Corp. All other trademarks, product or service names displayed in this release, registered or unregistered, constitute the intellectual property of their respective holders.

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