Farnell signs global distribution agreement with CUI

A total of 780 products from CUI’s broad range of efficient and reliable power solutions are now available via Farnell, following a global distribution agreement. The portfolio includes AC/DC power supplies and DC/DC converters for consumer, IoT, industrial and medical applications.

The global franchise agreement expands the distributor’s line card and power portfolio. CUI, a Bel group company, offers design engineers an extensive range, which includes external and internal AC/DC power supplies and DC/DC converters. CUI offers complete design support and ease of use, providing design engineers with all the information and tools required to build new products.

Simon Meadmore, global head of IP&E at Farnell, said: “Adding CUI products to our power portfolio will enhance our range of fully integrated and cost-effective power solutions for design engineers. Farnell and Bel have built a strong relationship based on delivering excellent value to customers.”

Dan Bernstein, president and CEO of Bel added: “Farnell is an important partner for Bel and is integral to allowing us to better serve the engineering community throughout Europe. Based on Bel’s strong relationship with Farnell, we knew we could improve our product offering and availability by adding CUI’s power products to the portfolio. This will enable us to offer more product options with immediate availability online within Europe.”

Farnell has been a partner to Bel and its companies for almost 20 years, selling a broad array of products including magnetic solutions, power supplies, circuit protection, and interconnects. CUI was originally focused on oscilloscopes and electromechanical components, before designing and manufacturing power supplies.

Farnell offers an extensive range of support services to design engineers, including free access to online resources, data sheets, application notes, videos and webinars on Farnell’s website as well as 24/5 technical support.

Farnell is business unit of Avnet. Farnell customers can also access Avnet’s broad ecosystem, ensuring support at every stage to save customers time and money by speeding up their design to production journeys.

The CUI power product range will be available from Farnell in EMEA and element14 in APAC.


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