Premier Farnell Signs Worldwide Distribution Deal With SemiSouth
Premier Farnell plc announced a worldwide stocking distribution agreement with SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., a manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) diodes and transistor technology for high-power, high-efficiency, harsh-environment power management and conversion applications.
Under the terms of the deal, SemiSouth’s SiC diodes and JFETs will be made available via Premier Farnell’s operating brands, Farnell, Newark and element14, and will be stocked at all of its warehouses worldwide. Further product information documents are also made available via the element14 online community and the new agreement will also be supported via the element14 knode, Premier Farnell’s revolutionary online design platform that is exclusively focused on the needs of electronic design engineers.
Dieter Liesabeths, SemiSouth’s Director of Sales said: "We are thrilled to be working with a leading multi-channel distributor like Premier Farnell. This is our first major catalogue outlet and we are excited about the new project opportunities it will drive."
David Shen, Group Senior Vice President and Global Head of Technical Marketing of Premier Farnell said: "We are pleased that our vast customer base will benefit from the leading performance of the SemiSouth products. These diodes and JFETs are a perfect fit for applications such as solar inverters, hybrid electric vehicles, industrial motors, computing and defence and we will be able to introduce them to design engineers working in these applications."