Toshiba And Farnell Extend Partnership
Agreement will increase the range of innovative power semiconductors and discrete devices offered by Farnell
Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH has extended its relationship with the distributor Farnell, which trades as Newark in North America and element14 throughout Asia Pacific.
Under this agreement, Farnell will stock more Toshiba products in greater quantities with an increased focus on Toshiba's strengths including power solutions and advanced motor control. Farnell's portfolio will encompass some 800 products by year end and increasing further to 1,000 items during 2023. The focus will be on Toshiba's optocouplers and relays, low- and high-voltage MOSFETs, discrete IGBTs, small signal diodes and transistors, voltage regulators, logic devices and motor control solutions.
Commenting on the enhanced partnership, Ian Wilson, senior manager - Distribution Sales - at Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH said: “In these times of global shortage it is important to strengthen our support to meet the product availability and support needs of the engineering community who continue to design, qualify, upgrade and repair with the latest components. We are particularly pleased to see some of our more innovative products become available via Farnell.”
Simon Meadmore, VP of Product and Supplier Management at Farnell added: “Farnell has a successful long-term relationship with Toshiba, and this is the right time to grow our range with this strong, innovative and respected brand. Our customers can now enjoy enhanced availability of Toshiba products coupled with fast access to new-to-market technologies. The new agreement strengthens the overall relationship between Toshiba, Farnell and the Avnet Group. We are committed to regularly launching new devices to enhance our existing portfolio from Toshiba.”