Premier Farnell plc, a leading multichannel, high-service distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals, named CommerceNet board and executive committee member Robert Rodin to its panel of judges for Live Edge 2008. This will be Mr. Rodin’s second year judging the competition.

Live Edge 2008 is a competition focused on electronic design for the global environment. Last year’s inaugural event was a huge success, with thousands of electronic design engineers and students from over 102 countries worldwide sharing their innovative designs for products aimed at reducing humankind’s environmental impact on the planet.