Part of the Premier Farnell Group, the company was founded as A.C. Farnell Limited in 1939. Since then the brand has undergone changes and is now known as Farnell Element 14 in Europe and other locations with the aim of establishing a global brand. The company deals in technology products and offers electronic system design solutions. Operations are conducted in 28 European countries with distribution centers in the UK and Belgium.
Farnell has over 650,000 products, software, solutions, and services to offer. A team of in-house engineers carefully select and procure products directly from manufacturing units. The multi-award winner recently acquired the BiTC Corporate Responsibility Index Platinum Status. It also won the Green Apple Environment Awards 2013 for its innovative packaging recycling collection service.
What makes Farnell unique?
Farnell works closely with the group to provide members access to more than 4 million non-advertised products from 1,600+ manufacturers from across the globe. Electronic products like performance analyzers, software design tools, simulators, and IDEs are covered. The company delivers even small orders quickly to the engineering community using its tested high service stock and delivery model.