Premier Farnell has signed a new global franchise agreement with NXP Semiconductors.
The Group has plans in place to significantly strengthen the ex-stock product offering. Products available will include discrete components, logic devices and ARM microcontrollers from NXP Semiconductors.
NXP Semiconductors, the independent company founded by Philips, provides semiconductor solutions for mobile and personal communications, home electronics (TV, Set-top box, PC TV), automotive and identification (NFC, RFID) applications.
The 7,500 NXP engineers in 24 Research & Development centres worldwide ensure optimal research capabilities across a wide range of technologies including multimarket semiconductors such as ARM microcontrollers, interface products, power management components, small signal discretes and logic devices.
Premier Farnell continues to invest in and drive its own technical support programmes to ensure electronic design engineers globally receive the support, information and data on the new technologies and products as quickly and effectively as they need to.
This new global franchise agreement will make available the new innovations from NXP Semiconductors with no minimum order quantities.
Commenting on the new agreement, Marianne Culver, Group Director and Senior Vice President, Global Supplier Management, at Premier Farnell said “The new global franchise agreement with NXP is very significant for us and for our extensive design engineering customer base.
“We are excited at the prospect of working with an industry-leading organisation, marrying the strengths of NXP Semiconductors with Premier Farnell’s high service multi-channel marketing capabilities to offer great support to our design engineering customers as they strive to bring their latest products to market as quickly and efficiently as possible.”
Thomas Staudinger, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Multimarket Semiconductors and Channel Management, NXP Semiconductors, said: “We welcome this opportunity to extend our multi-channel presence with Premier Farnell and look forward to a fruitful and successful relationship.”