MARL names Anglia as Master Distributor for LED panel lamp and indicator ranges

Member News published by Anglia, under Components, PR

Anglia Components today announced that it has expanded its relationship with MARL International and been named Master Distributor for the UK and Ireland covering the full range of panel lamps, PCB mounting indicators and other standard LED components.

As Master Distributor, Anglia will not only carry an extensive stock of standard devices for customers and for other resellers, but will also offer support for customers who require customised products.


Commenting, Steve Rawlins, CEO of Anglia said, “MARL International has an outstanding pedigree with LED technology, and we are delighted to extend our relationship with them. The new partnership is a win-win-win. Customers benefit further from the improved logistical support that Anglia can offer and the enhanced stock profile with which we are supporting the line, as well as our FAEs who have been trained by MARL in their technologies. Anglia adds a more comprehensive range of opto solutions to its portfolio and we increase MARL’s presence with our key customers.”


Adrian Rawlinson, Managing Director of MARL, added, “We are delighted to sign a new partnership with Anglia Components. They share our focus on quality and exceptional customer service and their strong team of Field Applications Engineers and Field Sales Engineers will greatly enhance our presence in the market. They will offer our customers the benefit of exceptional logistical support as well as access to a wide range of complementary devices.”


Anglia will support the full range of MARL manufactured LED indication and lighting components and systems for a diverse range of markets, including those with demanding quality and performance requirements such as rail, aerospace and defence. The range includes panel mount indicator LEDs to provide a positive indication at the front panel of safety critical applications, including those exposed to harsh environments. In addition, Anglia will offer MARL 3mm and 5mm PCB mounting LED indicators in flame retardant plastic housings, as well as filament replacement LEDs for professional applications. MARL’s range of Rail Industry LEDs as well as Network Rail approved LED Bulkhead Units are also available from Anglia. It will hold a wide range of the most popular devices in stock for same-day shipment. The new range complements the established and extensive Anglia optoelectronics portfolio.


About MARL International

MARL International Ltd has been using LED technology to provide innovative, attractive and functional solutions for over four decades. Backed by world class in-house design and manufacturing facilities, MARL is recognised internationally as experts in both the electronics and LED lighting industries. Its design and manufacturing competences are truly wide-ranging and cover sectors that include defence, rail, marine, off-shore, industrial control, water treatment and specialist lighting. MARL is based in Ulverston, Cumbria, UK.


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


Photo caption left to right:
Graham Round - Sales & Marketing Manager (MARL) 
John Bowman – Marketing Director (Anglia)
Emma Ayres – Product Marketing Manager (Anglia)
Katie Higgins – Sales Manager – Speciality Lighting (MARL)
Doug Sim - Commercial and Business Development Director (MARL)
David Pearson – Technical Director (Anglia)


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