Farnell, an Avnet company is a global authorised distributor for over 2000+ leading electronic components manufacturers. It has other subsidiary brands including Newark and element14. It was founded in 1939, by Alan Farnell and Arthur Woffenden in Leeds, England. It has since been listed on the London Stock Exchange and acquired by Avnet, in 2016. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Farnell offers excellent customer service, free technical support, same-day despatch and has over 950,000+ products in stock online. It has 38 locations across the EMEA and a presence in America, Asia, and Australia under the various subsidiaries.

Farnell's portfolio is stocked with Industry-leading manufacturers including KEMET, Coilcraft, Molex, Panduit, Multicomp PRO, Raspeberry Pi, Tektronix, Renesas, Panasonic, XP Power, Keysight Technoligies and TE Connectivity just to name a few.