element14 is a high-service distributor of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair. Bringing together the latest products, services, and development software, all connected to an innovative online engineering
community where purchasers and engineers can access peers and experts, a wide range of independent technical information and helpful tools.
Whether researching a new technology, designing an electronic product, or looking for parts to repair an existing system, element14 is the trusted global source to find the answers and parts you need to keep your project on the fast track, right from the start.
Service that Delivers
Focused on getting you the products you need, when you need them.
- Authorized distributor of the brands you trust with over 70+ years of electronics distribution expertise as part of the Premier Farnell group, including 20+ years in Asia Pacific
- Top Asia Pacific partner for top manufacturers like Texas Instruments, TE Connectivity, and Vishay, as well as a growing range of solutions
- Local personal service in over 29 languages and, so you can feel confident that you are getting what you need
- Buying choices that fit your needs, allowing you to transact in your local currency online, via phone, in person, or through our proprietary buying tools
- Expert support from the best in the business including 24/5 technical support via phone and live on-line chat, and a global community of experts
Plus, the industry’s first engineering community to research, learn and collaborate, including:
- Technical information, discussions and access to experts with 60,000+ members from around the world and information from hundreds of suppliers and news sources
- Tools to simplify your work process such as the all-new Knode, an intelligent online search and knowledge tool that helps you select and buy the right solutions for your design, right from the start
- Exclusive industry-leading features like product Road Tests, Legislation Updates and The Ben Heck Show
Global Access, Local Presence
element14 has operations in 10 countries in Asia Pacific, with three regional distribution hubs in Singapore, Shanghai and Sydney. The company is committed to supporting local language, currency, product and shipment needs across Asia Pacific.
In addition, the global reach of element14 as part of Premier Farnell provides greater access to stock and stronger relationships with suppliers, ultimately allowing us to better serve your needs with the latest technologies and a wider range of products.
A Premier Farnell Business
With over 70+ years in electronics components distribution, Premier Farnell plc (LSE:PFL) is leading the way in the high service, multi-channel provision of essential products, information, software and technology solutions to electronic design engineers, maintenance and repair engineers and purchasing professionals globally. Its unique features include 29 local language transactional websites, and the innovative online community for engineers - an industry first (www.element14.com). With sales last year of £990.8m and underlying profits of £93.3m the Group distributes its comprehensive portfolio of products and services throughout Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, supported by a global supply chain of over 3,500 suppliers and an inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet its customers' needs. Recently awarded Platinum status by the Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index, the business takes its CSR commitments very seriously.
Its primary electronics businesses currently trade as Farnell in Europe, Newark in the US, Canada and Mexico and Farnell Newark in Brazil. Since 2010, the Asia-Pacific business has traded as element14. Previously, operations in Asia-Pacific were branded Premier Electronics, Farnell and Farnell-Newark.
Operations in 35 different countries
Over 2 million customer contacts in 156 industries
Over 3,500 leading suppliers
Over 450,000 products stocked with access to over four million more on demand
Global leader in legislation RoHS, WEEE, REACH