Atmel Signs Full-Line Distribution Agreement with Farnell element14

Atmel Signs Full-Line Distribution Agreement with Farnell element14

Complete system solutions from Atmel now available for same-day shipping

Farnell element14, a business of Premier Farnell (LSE:pfl) and the leading distributor of electronic components and engineering solutions in Europe, today announced a new stocking distribution agreement with Atmel Corporation, a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions. Atmel® offers microcontrollers, capacitive touch products, advanced logic, mixed signal, non-volatile memory products and radio frequency components. These technologies are used to optimise performance, efficiency and connectivity in today's most advanced system designs, ranging from tablet computers to industrial security systems.

The Atmel portfolio at Farnell element14 offers everything a designer needs to design, debug and deploy new solutions, including Atmel AVR® 8-bit and 32-bit microcontrollers, ARM® processor-based solutions, wireless microcontroller products, 8051 architecture products, development kits and programming tools and software.

Farnell's element14 community has become the go-to resource for engineers, offering collaboration with experts and peers, a technical library, and the Knode - an intelligent online search and knowledge tool that helps designers to research, select and buy the right solutions from the beginning stages of their design.

"With Farnell element14, customers can now quickly find the right Atmel solutions for their designs, and potentially have them delivered the same day," said Peter Jeutter, senior director of distribution sales, EMEA, Atmel Corporation. "Farnell element14's online marketplace further enhances the procurement options available for design engineers that require Atmel's solutions."

"We are excited to join Atmel's distribution network with an agreement that extends our commitment to provide the engineering community a complete system solution from a single source," said Neil Harrison, President, Farnell element14. "Engineers can now select from a wide range of advanced devices and development kits plus other resources from Atmel's extensive portfolio. They can also tap into our intelligent online search/knowledge tool to help them make the right decisions. Furthermore, we can offer a flexible ordering system so that engineers can order in quantities as small as one unit to meet their unique project requirements."

Farnell element14's highly regarded team of engineers is also available to provide 24-hour technical support. In a recent Farnell survey, nine out of ten customers said that they would recommend this service.

About Farnell element14

Farnell element14 is a high-service distributor of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair. Bringing together the latest products, services, and development software, all connected to an innovative online engineering community
Farnell element14 is the operating business of Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) in Europe.

Atmel® and AVR® are registered trademarks of Atmel Corporation.

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