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Vynckier Enclosure Systems selects Newark element14 as its first North American electronics distributor

Chicago-June 18, 2009

NEMA, UL rated enclosures offer quality and competitive pricing

Committed to offering engineers the broadest electronics selection, leading multi-channel electronics distributor Newark element14, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, announces it has signed a distribution agreement with Vynckier Enclosure Systems, headquartered in Ghent, Belgium. Vynckier enclosures carry the most global approvals, including NEMA, IEC, UL, CSA, CE, RoHS and IP.

Well-known in Europe for both its quality and competitive pricing, Vynckier has quickly gained a huge market share in the U.S. A broad selection of Vynckier's fiberglass reinforced polyester enclosures for harsh indoor and outdoor environments is available for same-day shipping at www.element14.com/vynckier.

"It is a privilege to do business with such an outstanding, value-oriented business organization as Newark," said James L. Carr, President, Vynckier. "We look forward to working with them and growing our market share together."

"Our enclosure line card already features the industry's biggest players," comments Diane Sweeney, Vice President, Newark element14. "We are pleased to add Vynckier to our world-class lineup."

Fiber Glass Enclosure

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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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