Accolades for Premier Farnell as its web resource 'element 14' marks Year One.

Premier Farnell, the leading multi-channel, high service distributor with an India presence for two years now, has just received the "Outstanding Performance – Fastest Growing Distributor" award by leading connector manufacturer, FCI. This award was announced  during the FCI Electronics Asia Pacific Distribution Conference, held in Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China recently in recognition of Premier Farnell’s achievements in increased revenue growth and acquisition of new customers for FCI.

Farnell is known through its web presence  , its India avatar,  and its information portal for electronic design engineers,  

Premier Farnell maintains a stocked range of 450,000+ products, and access to 4,000,000 more items from 3,500 top manufacturers. It also offers a full range of technical support, including specialised technical hotlines, online technical support, Technology First Journal, TechCast online product training and Global Technology Centres.

Particularly well used in India by students and professionals, element14 provides product data, design tools and technology information, whilst incorporating web 2.0 functionality to facilitate communication, interaction, collaboration and information sharing between colleagues around the world. Users can consult experts, discover trends, post blogs, articles and comments in this world-wide forum. The portal recently celebrated its first birthday. Briefing IndiaTechOnline , EDE Technical Editor at Farnell, Alistair Winning, said the Element 14 ( named after the 14th element in the Periodic Table, silicon) had increased its focus on alternative energy technologies like wind and solar --and other efficiency designs. Its functionality had been boosted to be usable on small form factor devices like the iPhone. 

July 1 2010