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Farnell element14 Signs Exclusive LED Agreement with WÜRTH Elektronik

July 16, 2013

LONDON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Farnell element14 announces it will exclusively stock Wuerth Elektronik’s new range of
signal light emitting diodes
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(LEDs).

The LED’s primary applications are as signal LEDs for status indication in electronic
equipment and in the industrial electronics sector, but also in many other applications
such as scoreboards, keyboards, display panels, vending machines, audio and HiFi
equipment, toys, background lighting for mobile applications, etc.

The advantages of Wuerth Elektronik LEDs include:

        - Low energy consumption
        - High reliability
        - Low current
        - Fast switching times
        - No UV/IR radiation
        - Design flexibility
        - Ideal for miniature applications
        - Compact design
        - Different radiation angles
        - Different colors

Wuerth Elektronik is Europe’s largest manufacturer of EMC Solutions, Inductors,
Transformers, RF Components & Varistors.

Lars Fahrbach, Global Distribution Manager of Wuerth Elektronik, said: “We are very
happy to cooperate with our partners at Farnell element14 with the launch of our exciting
new range of LEDs. After entering the semiconductor [http://uk.farnell.com/semiconductors
] sector with TVS diodes four years ago, this sector has now been expanded with the
manufacture of LEDs. The focus is on SMD components and additional to the classic
single-color components, various bi-colour and full colour (RGB) components are available.
Our new range also includes different reverse-mount LEDs, side LEDs (90degree(s)) as well
as selected THT types.”

Mike Buffham, Global Head of Product and Pricing, Farnell element14, said: “We are
pleased to partner with Wuerth Elektronik to launch its new range of LEDs, which offers a
well balanced range with exceptional value for our customers.”

About Farnell element14

Farnell element14 [http://www.farnell.com ] 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
[http://www.element14.com/community/index.jspa ] where purchasers and engineers can access
peers and experts, a wide range of independent technical information and helpful tools.
Whether researching a new technology, designing an electronic product, or looking for
parts to repair an existing system, Farnell is the trusted source to find the answers and
parts you need to keep your project on the fast track, right from the start.

Farnell element14 [http://www.farnell.com ] is the operating business of Premier
Farnell plc [http://www.premierfarnell.com ] (LSE:pfl) in Europe.

Email: pressoffice@premierfarnell.com

        European Contact:
        Jen Cooke
        European PR Manager
        Farnell element14
        Tel: +44(0)113-348-4904
        Email: jcooke@premierfarnell.com

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