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Boeing Presents Performance Excellence Award to Newark element14 for 3rd year

CHICAGO, MAY 20, 2010

Newark element14, a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas and part of the global Premier Farnell Group, today announced that it has received two 2009 Boeing Performance Excellence Awards. This is the third consecutive year that Newark element14's branches in Overland Park, KS and Anaheim, CA were presented with the Boeing award.

The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Newark element14 maintained a Silver performance composite performance rating at Anaheim and a Gold performance level at Overland Park for each month from October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2009.

Newark element14 stocks electronic components and equipment from more than 500 top suppliers, and Boeing buys from the majority of its lines.

"We are honored to receive this award for the last 3 years," commented Paul Buckley, Senior VP, Sales & Supplier Management, Newark element14. "Only 128 Boeing suppliers earned the Gold level recognition this year, and we feel privileged to be among them."

Editor's Note: A hi-res image of the award is available at http://www.vocus.com/images/pr/newark_boeing.jpg.

About Newark element14

Newark element14, 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 technicians. With multiple sales channels, customers do business with Newark element14 through contact centers, a local branch network, field sales force and a world-class website at www.newark.com that offers exclusive tools to manage, track and review purchases, quotes and invoices online. Committed to innovation and reducing its environmental impact, Newark element14 has been making a difference in the electronics industry for 75 years.

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