Premier Farnell has signed an agreement with Philips Lumileds, one of the world’s premier LED manufacturers, to distribute its products globally.
Through the deal Premier Farnell , a leading high service distributor of electronic components, will see it expand its position as the number one high service distributor of LED components.
Philips Lumileds products are designed specifically for illumination solutions, including recessed lighting, street lamps and retrofit bulbs, as well as being optimised for specific colour temperature and colour rendering combinations. Many of the products meet the global demand for efficient lighting solutions, as Philips Lumileds continues to concentrate on enhancing the efficacy of solid-state lighting solutions.
Allan Horn, Director of Distribution – EMEA at Philips Lumileds, said: “We decided to partner with Premier Farnell because of their 170,000 strong community element14. The strength of technical support and engagement on the site around our products makes them a perfect partner for us as well as their reach in Asia. We know that both these strengths will support our global aims.”
Mike Buffham, Global Head of Product and Pricing at Premier Farnell, said: “This new global announcement with Philips Lumileds expands our award- winning technology solutions product offering and further strengthens our position as the leading high service distributor. Delivering an extensively stocked Philips Lumileds range enhances our global LED linecard and makes it easier for our customers to access all the products they need in one place.”
element14 is a high-service distributor of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair including an extensive range of development kits and PCB boards, semiconductors, connectors, cables, electromechanical and passives components; switches, relays, capacitors and resistors.