CPC (A Premier Farnell Company)

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Combined Precision Components
Industry Consumer Electronics
Founded 1967
Headquarters Preston, United Kingdom
Key people
Chris Haworth, Managing Director
Website http://cpc.farnell.com

CPC, part of Premier Farnell, is a business-to-business distributor of electrical and related products.


CPC Farnell

Established in 1967, CPC was acquired by Farnell Electronics (now known as Premier Farnell) in May 1995.[1]

CPC was the host of the UK’s first Raspberry Pi hack day, held in Leeds in December 2012. The 24-hour event focused on programming solely using the credit card-sized computer.[2]


  1. ^ "Farnell Electronics". FT Business. 1995. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Computerised board game wins Raspberry Pi Hack Day (2012-12-05). "Successful Raspberry Pi hacks". Electronicsweekly.com. Retrieved 2016-10-10.