Founded in 1940, Newark is one of the largest electronic distributors in the world. The company markets and distributes a selection of components, test equipment and restriction of hazardous substances compliant solutions for design engineers and maintenance professionals throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. It works with a team of more than 1,500 employees. Newark provides passive components, production supplies, tools, lamps, enclosures and data communication products. The company also offers optoelectronics, wires, cables, and electrical and circuit protection products, as well as power and electromechanical equipment. It provides products from several manufacturers, such as Analog Devices, STMicroelectronics, AVX Corporation, Freescale Semiconductor, Microchip Technology, Texas Instruments Incorporated and Cypress Semiconductors. Newark additionally offers repair, maintenance and packaging services. It has achieved ISO 9001 and ISO 14001:2004 certifications. Newark is a part of Premier Farnell Group.