Premier Farnell is a leading high service, multi-channel distributor of electronic as well as industrial products and specialist services throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific.
The company is proud to be the recipient of the ‘Outstanding Performance – Fastest Growing Distributor’ award by FCI.
This award was accorded in recognition of Premier Farnell’s achievements in increased revenue growth and acquisition of new customers for FCI.
Premier Farnell is the only multi-channel, high service distributor that won this accolade during the FCI Electronics Asia Pacific Distribution Conference held in Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China on 25 May 2010.
The company has assisted FCI in establishing a clear brand identity to the electronics design engineering community through its web presence www.farnell.com and revolutionary digital portal, element14.
Kelvin Ng, FCI Asia Pacific Distribution & Sales Services Director, said, "Premier Farnell is recognised as one of the leaders in the electronic components distribution market and we have a truly productive and beneficial partnership, especially with regard to reaching the electronic design engineers.
“Faced with ever increasing competition and shorter product life cycles, engineers are under time pressure to do their work more efficiently. Premier Farnell’s powerful eCommerce engine provides a convenient, one-stop solution for engineers to browse and buy FCI products for their use.”
William Chong, Regional Director of Supplier, Product & Purchasing Management, Premier Farnell, Asia Pacific, said, "Premier Farnell is delighted to accept this award from FCI. This award emphasises our commitment to providing an efficient, complete and innovative distribution service for our business partners to ensure their success in a dynamic market.
“We take immense pride in being recognised for our dedication and growth by our key global partners. It is through close partnerships with world-leading companies like FCI that we are able to continue providing innovative and best-in-class products to our end customers."
FCI’s leading products MezzSelect, Densishield, Eyemax and Power USB connectors are available for order via Premier Farnell’s website and customer contact centres in India, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand.
These products will be stocked at Premier Farnell’s distribution centres located in China, Australia and Singapore enabling same day despatch to customers.
The Premier Farnell website provides accurate technical information for the comprehensive range of high-speed cable assemblies and fine pitch connector technologies from FCI.
Additionally, useful design tips and other user-contributed resources are available on element14, the popular community portal for design engineers to interact and collaborate on new technologies or designs in their local languages.
Premier Farnell is focussed on bringing electronic design engineers the best purchasing experience and the most complete suite of technical support services including online technical chat and the ability to pay in local currencies through its eCommerce engine www.farnell.com.
Premier Farnell’s community portal, element14 enables resource sharing, a forum for discussion as well as interaction and direct access to manufacturers who offer technical advice.
Premier Farnell 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.