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Farnell element14 achieves Phoenix Contact award for its exceptional performance in 2016

Press Release   •   Feb 24, 2017 13:27 GMT

L-R Colin Green, General Manager, Phoenix Contact UK and Peter Birks, European Business President, Sales and Marketing, Farnell element14

Farnell element14 has been named Phoenix Contact’s UK distribution partner of the year for Device Connections for outstanding sales growth and marketing activities based around new product introductions in 2016.

Peter Birks, Farnell’s European Business President Sales and Marketing, said: “We are delighted to have been named Phoenix Contacts UK distribution partner of the year for 2016. We have added in excess of 400 new product lines into our portfolio from the device connections ranges in 2016 including SKEDD and the RPI-BC enclosure for Raspberry Pi single board computers as well as stocking over 4,000 Phoenix Contact parts in EMEA.”

“The award reflects the commitment and dedication shown by Farnell element14 towards Phoenix Contact and their continued efforts to actively promote and stock all of our newest device connections products in line with their market launch” stated Colin Green UK general manager.

Last month Farnell element14 launched the new one piece SKEDD double row SDDC product range into the market further expanding the highly innovative SKEDD direct PCB connection product range already stocked by them.

The one piece SKEDD SDDC 1.5 range enables direct connection to the printed circuit board without the need for soldering and can be inserted and removed easily by hand. On a compact 3.5mm pitch with dual rows a maximum of 32 connection points can be achieved using wires up to 1.5mm squared.

Phoenix Contact, founded over 80 years ago, is a leading manufacturer of electric connection and industrial automation technology. 14000 employees, 50 own sales companies and 30 sales partners worldwide ensure customer proximity.

Our work is dedicated to the creation of progress with inspiring, innovative solutions and to a trusting partnership towards our customers and partners with common benefits.

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