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Newark element14's New 2010 Catalog Showcases Board-Level Components and Newest Technologies


Committed to offering North American engineers the most comprehensive selection of electronic components and test equipment, leading multi-channel distributor Newark element14, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, announces that it has released its new Catalog 127. New for 2010, the catalog offers 150,000 best-in-class and new technology electronic products from 440+ top suppliers, supporting a wide range of board-level, bench and industrial applications.

More than 20,000 products in the catalog are new additions or new to the marketplace. Newark element14 has made the greatest product expansions in these categories:

  • Semiconductors and Optoelectronics
  • Passives
  • Electromechanical, Industrial Controls, Power
  • Connectors, Wiring, Wire Management
  • Production Supplies, Tools and Test Equipment

Among the 19 new suppliers added to Catalog 127 are Austria Microsystems (semiconductors), Cree (LEDs), Bridgelux (LED arrays), NXP (semiconductors), Samtec (connectors) and Vynckier (enclosures)

To limit the catalog's environmental impact, it was printed using soy-based ink on recycled paper with a minimum of 45% post-consumer content. Print copies are available and a fully interactive version is located at The online format has gained in popularity with Newark element14 customers, who can quickly browse, search and buy from its "pages". Additionally, 4.4 million products are available at

"Our new catalog has been carefully edited to provide engineers with the best range of proven and new technologies from the top suppliers in our industry," comments Alisha Mowbray, Senior VP, Marketing, Newark element14. "It also serves as a gateway to our website, which offers millions of products and innovative resources like element14 a technical portal and community for electronic design engineers."

About Newark element14

Newark element14, a subsidiary of global distributor Premier Farnell Ltd, 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 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 The holder of a General Services Administration schedule (#GS-06F-0044M,) Newark element14 also supports federal government customers through a dedicated website,, and a specially trained team of representatives.

Newark element14's parent company, Premier Farnell Ltd, 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 and Also, you can reach Newark element14's media contact, Janice Fleisher, at 773.907.5941 and at jfleisher@Newark

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