Lineage Power Signs European Distribution Agreement with Farnell Element14

April 03, 2012 by Jeff Shepard

Lineage Power, a GE Energy company, announced that it has entered a distribution agreement with Farnell element14, a leading high service distributor of electronics components and solutions. The agreement gives Farnell element14’s customers across Europe access to Lineage Power’s end-to-end, Total Efficiency™ architecture ac-dc power supplies and dc power converters.

"The addition of Lineage Power’s embedded power solutions to our distribution portfolio demonstrates our commitment to meet the increasing demands of the design engineering community," said Mike Buffham, Director of Product and Supplier Management at Farnell element14. "We are proud to offer our OEM customers access to truly innovative solutions that reduce time to market."

The new contract will benefit Farnell element14 customers all across Europe with access to online technical support and collaboration via the online element14 community.

"With their market reach and industry expertise, Farnell element14 is an ideal distribution partner for us, as we share their commitment to supplying innovative, high quality power electronics to the OEM marketplace," said Jeff Frank, global vice president of sales for Lineage Power. "Working together, we can offer customers in Europe the required size, efficiency, and cost advantages while dramatically reducing risk and improving reliability."

Farnell element14 is one of Europe’s leading multi-channel high service distributors, supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the region. It is part of the global Premier Farnell Group that is listed on the London Stock Exchange, operating in 32 countries and trading in over 100, with approximately 4,100 employees worldwide.