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  • Premier Farnell Strengthens Partnership with Molex in Asia

    Published on September 7, 2010

    Bangalore, Karnataka, India: Premier Farnell, the leading multi-channel, high service distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals worldwide, today announced a stronger partnership with Molex which expands their portfolio of specialised solutions to include Molex connector kits, which will be made available in Asia. Molex is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of connectors and interconnect components and solutions.

    Molex connector kits are used in a wide variety of applications in the consumer electronics, automotive, telecommunications and mobile technology industries.

    Customers, particularly electronic design engineers, desiring to buy Molex kits and enhanced solutions are now able to do so via Premier Farnell, the high service, multi-channel distributor in the Asia Pacific. This enhanced agreement will see over 200 Molex connector kits being made available across the region.

    With comprehensive solutions for anti-tangle, blind mate, environmentally sealed, high speed, power, space saving and more, Molex kits are specially designed and assembled to provide a convenient solution to meet engineers’ interconnect design challenges. Each year Molex invests approximately five per cent of net revenue in research and development, among the highest levels of R&D investment in their industry.

    Loh Keng Wai, Distribution Corporate Account Manager, Molex, Asia Pacific South said: “With demands and expectations rising, it is increasingly important to provide electronic design engineers with comprehensive and superior solutions in an efficient manner. We are delighted to partner with Premier Farnell’s high-service, multi-channel distribution model and this collaboration will help meet our customers’ demands and deadlines with high efficiency and increased satisfaction levels.”

    William Chong, Regional Director of Supplier, Product & Purchasing Management, Premier Farnell, Asia Pacific, said: “Premier Farnell works closely with leading interconnect solution providers to offer the newest and most innovative, high-demand interconnect products and solutions to design engineers in Asia. We are proud to deepen our relationship with Molex with the new offering of Molex kits in the region offering enhanced solutions. With our ecommerce assets such as www.farnell.com and the element14 community portal, Premier Farnell is strategically-positioned to respond to time pressures on the electronic design engineering community as industries and markets push forward after the recession.”

    Molex is focused on the design and development of innovative product solutions that touch virtually every walk of life. Molex’s product portfolio is among the world’s most extensive, with over 100,000 products, including electronic, electrical and fiber optic interconnects to switches and application tooling.