Premier Farnell Plc
Premier Farnell Plc markets and distributes electronic components and industrial products. It provides service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. The company trades as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 across Asia Pacific. Its brands include CadSoft, CPC, MCM and Akron Brass. It operates its business under two segments: Marketing and Distribution Division, comprising the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific and Other Distribution Businesses; and Industrial Products Division. The Marketing and Distribution Division segment engages in purchase electronic components and related products from suppliers and provide customers in low quantities of components and other related products as well as software and services. The Industrial Products Division comprises Akron Brass, which manufactures and sales fire-fighting and emergency response equipment. Premier Farnell was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.