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Anglia announces measures to support customers and staff through Coronavirus

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Anglia Components has put in place extensive measures to minimise the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on its customers and to protect its staff.

To keep customers fully informed, there is a page on Anglia Live  showing the status of every supplier based on information received with links to their official statements if available. The link to this page features prominently on the Anglia Live home page and each product page has a link to the information page next to Supplier Lead Time. Anglia is updating this page regularly as more information becomes available.

In addition, Anglia has taken precautions to protect the well-being of staff. These include restrictions on external visitors to the site and a restriction on overseas travel for all Anglia employees. Anglia is reviewing attendance at events and exhibitions in the coming months.

Claire Stevenson, Compliance Health and Safety Manager at Anglia, commented, “Anglia is in a strong position to support its customers through any supply chain issues, as we hold all of our inventory in a UK distribution centre. Obviously we remain dependent on our suppliers to replenish those stocks, and are concerned for the health and well-being of our staff.  Anglia is adhering to all regulations and guidelines from government authorities related to containment of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in addition we have taken sensible precautions to keep our customers informed and to minimise the risks our staff face. Furthermore we are working closely with all of our supply partners with production and/or logistics facilities in the impacted regions to identify any potential disruptions to the supply chain.”

 For full information about the current status of every Anglia supplier please visit:

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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