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Anglia expands industrial relay range with Hongfa

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Anglia Components has been appointed UK and Ireland distributor for Hongfa Europe GmbH for its full range of electro-mechanical relays. Anglia is holding inventory on the most popular Hongfa relays at its distribution centre in the UK, which are available on Anglia Live.

David Pearson, Technical Director of Anglia, said, “We are delighted to be launching this new relationship with Hongfa. The company is a world leader and well-established internationally across America, Europe and Asia. Expanding our range of relay products means an increased choice for our customers, ensuring that Anglia Live can cater for all design challenges and offer the right solution for every project.”


Commenting on the agreement, Greg Ward, Senior Sales Manager for Hongfa Europe GmbH  said, “Anglia is a strategic local partner for Hongfa, with great links into the UK customer base. They excel at building fantastic relationships with customers and the service offered by their design-in team is outstanding. We look forward to expanding our UK business with them.”


Hongfa is the world’s largest relay manufacturer by number of units produced and offers competitively-priced and high quality devices. Their range of relays is extensive covering signal, power, industrial, latching and automotive types along with accessories including relay sockets. Hongfa high quality relay products can be found in a wide range of markets from home appliances, industrial controls and energy meters to electric vehicles and chargers.


Hongfa operates one of the largest and most comprehensive testing centres in the Chinese relay industry, which can self-certify to VDE, UL/CSA and CNAS. The company implements over 10 international standards, such as EN61810 and UL508.


About Hongfa

Hongfa (Shanghai Stock Exchange: 600885) was founded in 1984 and has nearly 14000 employees globally supporting relay R&D and production. Hongfa products are widely used in industrial, energy, transportation, telecommunication, home appliance, and medical applications. The company holds over 400 individual patents in relay technology with a further 100 applied for. Headquartered in Xiamen/China, Hongfa has established local sales organizations in America, Europe and Asia, offering commercial and technical support locally. 


About Anglia

Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. A signatory of the ADS SC21 programme, the company holds AS9120, ISO9001 and ISO14001 accreditations.


Technically adept, with an experienced team of staff, Anglia supports OEM and EMS companies in every sector of electronics manufacturing. Anglia's suppliers include some of the world's leading electronic component brands, complemented by many smaller companies with leadership in their chosen technologies.


Anglia stocks over 1 billion components from over 900,000 product lines in the UK. Components from every supplier are stocked in depth and breadth for same-day dispatch. Anglia aims to streamline logistics and reduce customers' transaction costs through services that include KAN-BAN, EDI, and customer-dedicated inventory, while an accurate, on-time delivery performance is a vital goal for the company.


Technical support spans a sampling service that delivers over £150,000 worth of free evaluation parts each year and expert technical advice from well-trained product specialists and face-to-face guidance from field applications engineers. Both commercially and technically, management of industry legislation and component obsolescence are recognised as areas of vital importance to customers.


Anglia is driven by an ethic of ever-improving customer understanding and, as a privately owned business, aims to provide a fast, consistent and highly responsive service. Further information can be found at


For further details please contact:

Michelene Hircock at Anglia, Sandall Road, Wisbech, PE13 2PS, UK.

Phone: +44 (0)1945 47 47 47; Web:; Email:


Press contact:

Peter van der Sluijs

Neesham PR

+44 (0) 1296 628180

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