Fischer Elektronik appoints Newark/element14 as sole NA distributor

Chicago, Ill. — Newark/element14, a business of global Premier Farnell, has signed a franchise agreement with Fischer Elektronik to market its board-level heat sinks for common package semiconductors, and extruded and finger-shaped heat sinks to support LED design and industrial applications. This agreement extends an existing franchise with Farnell, Newark/element14’s sister distributor in Europe.

“We are pleased to be the only distributor Fischer selected to support the burgeoning North American LED lighting market,” stated Jim Seifert, vice president, supplier management, Newark/element14.

“Fischer is well known in Europe for developing innovative thermal management products for industrial applications and LED lighting,” stated Patrick W. Fischer, managing director, Fischer Elektronik. “We are confident that Newark’s broad reach of industrial and design customers will help us to establish our reputation in North America.”

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