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Newark element14 Adds Wurth Electronics to its Ever-Growing Product Portfolio

Wurth's passive components now in stock and available on Newark.com

April 21, 2014 – CHICAGONewark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, has announced they have become an officially authorized distributor of Wurth Electronics, which specializes in components, circuit boards and intelligent systems.

Passive components comprise the majority of the new offerings from Newark element14 in categories including EMC/RFI suppression, filters and inductors. Coupled inductors, high frequency SMD indicators, power inductors, surface-mount common mode chokes/filters and ferrites beads are all now available at Newark.com

"We're proud that Wurth Electronics is officially part of our offering and extremely excited about what this means for our customers,” said Jimmy Seifert, SVP, product, supplier, asset and pricing at Newark element14. "This will allow us to make a wider variety of products and solutions more accessible to our mutual customers as we work with them throughout the design and production cycle."

"We are thrilled to be expanding our relationship with Newark element14,” said Lars Fahrbach, global distribution manager, Wurth Electronics. "We've worked together successfully in the past, and we're confident this partnership will lead to continued success in the future."

Wurth Electronics, known globally as Wurth Elektronik, is a manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components for the electronics industry. Part of the Wurth Group, the global market leader for fastener technology, the company employs 5,000 people and generated sales of 335 million Euro in 2013. Wurth Elektronik is represented in 50 countries.

Wurth Elektronik is one of Europe's largest manufacturers of passive components, and the company's product range includes EMC components, power magnetic, signal and communication components, power module, LEDs, connectors, switches, power elements and assembly technology.

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About the Premier Farnell Group

Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) is a global leader in high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. It trades as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 across Asia Pacific. With sales last year of £968m, the Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and an inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet its customers' needs.

Premier Farnell works with key strategic suppliers to bring to market development kits in a variety of applications, enabling it to support the customer from design concept through to production.

The latest products, software, services and solutions from trusted supplier partners are all available through 43 local language transactional websites, with customer support provided by degreed engineers. The element14 Community allows buyers and engineers to access a wide range of independent technical information, tools and the latest resources.

Premier Farnell Key facts

  • Operations in 36 different countries
  • More than 4,300 employees
  • More than 3,500 leading suppliers
  • More than 500,000 products stocked with access to over four million more on demand
  • Leaders in providing information on REACH, Conflict Minerals and EU RoHS legislation

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