CHICAGO – Newark element14, the leading distributor of electronic components and engineering solutions in the Americas and a business of Premier Farnell (LSE:pfl), today launched an easy-to-use industrial automation microsite, developed to help engineers in design or plant maintenance roles more efficiently research and source products.
The microsite at www.newark.com/industrialautomation offers extensive information produced by Newark element14’s technical support team, plus the latest data and technology products from the world’s top suppliers, including Eaton, Honeywell, IDEC, Molex/Daniel Woodhead, Omron, Schneider Electric and TE Connectivity. Products from these and other best-in-class suppliers are available for same-day shipping and can be accessed from a dedicated catalog on the site that can be customized to individual preferences.
“Industrial engineers face complex and demanding tasks every day,” said Jeff Uden, Vice President, Product Management, Newark element14. “The microsite provides them a convenient single source for technical information, support and a portfolio of products for everything from sensing to safety.”
Exclusive technical information can be directly accessed by type or by going into a specific industrial automation application area featured on the site, including Programmable Logic Control (PLC), Temperature and Process Control (PID), Motor Drive Control, or Electro-Mechanical Control. Sections on I/O Devices and various accessories typically required in the industrial automation design process are also available. Block diagrams in each of these application areas guide users to more detail and resources.
Engineers can also access a visual configurator for 22mm pushbuttons, product design guides and product training videos plus connect with peers and dedicated experts on the element14 engineering community.