Customers who wish to order small quantities of HP electronic components through the Internet are offered instant access and assured rapid delivery, thanks to a collaborative venture between Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, CA, a leading global provider of computing, Internet and Intranet solutions, services, communications products and measurement solutions, and Newark Electronics, a division of UK-based Premier Farnell Corp. and an authorized catalog distributor for HP's electronic components, specializing in small-quantity ordering.Electronic design engineers, technicians, and purchasing agents can view HP product data sheets and application information at the firm's web site (hp.com/go/components) and from there be linked directly to Newark's secure web site, where order processing and 24-hour shipping logistics are managed.Using Newark's industry-standard online shopping-cart system, customers can order small quantities of products such as HP diodes, transistors, infrared components and fiber optic components. Shoppers can select a part, read or print out the relevant data sheet, place one or more items in their shopping cart, and see their purchase total displayed. Real-time inventory quantities are displayed so shoppers know if parts they've selected are in stock. For parts in inventory, next-day shipping is provided in the United States and Canada. Customers can get an HP part stocked by Newark, and HP and Newark are working to expand the list of available parts.