UK-based Farnell an electronic system design, maintenance and repair distributor has partnered with US-based Bourns, an electronic component manufacturer and supplier. Farnell is responsible for stocking Bourns’ wide range of products which include standard and custom magnetics consisting of high efficiency, high-frequency power inductors and transformers, EMC compliance devices, signal transformers, common mode chokes and ferrite cores.
The electronics distributor has launched a global campaign with Bourns, which has been a strategic partner for a long time. The latest move aims to grow and develop customer demand for embedded solutions essential for electric vehicles and electronic mobility designs, high-power battery charging, renewable energy and storage, Internet of Things (IoT), 5G mobile networks and industrial applications.
“As a magnetics components industry leader, Bourns is the ideal partner to help customers succeed in exciting and high-growth areas such as Battery Management Systems (BMS) for automotive, industrial and renewable energy markets, on-board and off-board charging for advanced Li-Ion batteries and DC-DC conversion systems. We also offer new generations of advanced miniaturised magnetic components for power management circuits, advanced driving assistance systems and smart connected appliances. We are thrilled to partner with Farnell to extend the availability of our proven solutions that help increase safety and reliability of power circuits,” Achilles Chiotis, Marketing Vice President of Bourns Magnetics Division, said.
“Bourns offers one of the broadest portfolios of high-quality magnetics solutions and we are pleased to help bring to market this diverse range of components and solutions to support design engineers.
“Bourns excels at miniaturisation, thermal management, robust product design and the use of advanced materials and construction techniques. In return, Farnell has the advanced product knowledge and sales channel experience to ensure Bourns’ leading magnetics portfolio can be used to support the development of new technology by our global customer base,” said Simon Meadmore, Vice President of Product and Supplier Management at Farnell.