Farnell launches Design, Build, Maintain HUB to revolutionize product lifecycle support


The new HUB streamlines product development, saves time,
and ensures operational efficiency for customers across industries



Farnell has announced the launch of its new Design, Build, Maintain HUB. This innovative platform was created to support how developers, OEMs and industrial customers navigate every stage of the product lifecycle, from conception to maintenance.


With the design phase being crucial for laying the foundation of any successful product, Farnell’s HUB provides developers with access to a vast array of in-stock components essential for design and prototyping, streamlining the development process and accelerating time to market. With over 13,000 development kits and evaluation boards available, customers can explore the latest technologies from leading suppliers across the globe. Farnell consistently adds over 5,000 new products monthly on average, ensuring access to cutting-edge solutions.

To support the build phase, Farnell offers a comprehensive selection of electronic components, including semiconductors, electromechanical parts, wires & connectors, hardware, and product build accessories. With products sourced from over 2000 leading manufacturers, customers can find everything they need in one place, saving time and resources.

Farnell’s maintenance and repair solutions encompass a wide range of automation and control solutions, production supplies, and industrial test and tools to help ensure operational efficiency and safety. By providing access to these essential products, Farnell helps customers keep their facilities running smoothly, ensuring employee safety and minimizing downtime.

“Farnell distinguishes itself with our distinctive in-stock offerings, covering every aspect of OEM and EMS requirements. Our goal is to be the one-stop-shop for all electronic components and solutions required throughout a product’s lifecycle,” said Cliff Ortmeyer, Global Head of Technical Marketing at Farnell. “This HUB will serve as a valuable resource to all customers, particularly OEMs and industrial clients, providing access to a diverse range of products and technical resources.”

In addition to its extensive product offerings, the HUB will showcase new manufacturers, technical resources, and key industrial initiatives such as Farnell’s energy-saving solutions and Industrial minilog that features over 300 product highlights from suppliers, new technology and technical articles. The minilog includes categories like Industrial Automation & Control, Fans, Power, Relays & Fuses, Sensors, Switches, Test & Measurement, Tools & Production Supplies, SBCs, Cables & Connectors.

For more information, please visit: https://uk.farnell.com/design-build-maintain#undefined.


About us

Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localized websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe; Newark in North America; and element14 throughout Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

For more information, visit http://www.farnell.com/corporate