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  • Anglia adds new Environmental resource hub to speed compliance and introduces Beehives to its distribution centre site

    Environmental Policies; Conflict Materials; REACH; Modern Slavery; EU Sanctions vs Russia

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  • Anglia Bulgin Supplier of the Year

    Anglia announces its Supplier of the Year Bulgin’s strong customer support wins them the award

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  • Developments in Motion Control Technology streamline Industrial Automation Design

    Accurate motion control is the heart of modern industrial automation. Whether it's a robotic arm assembling intricate electronic components or a conveyor system managing the flow of goods, this technology plays a pivotal role in achieving seamless operations. It is like the invisible but ever attentive servant that delivers precisely, accurately and predictably the movements that the system mandates, bringing robots, CNC machines, and numerous other automated processes to life. The quality of its design has a huge impact on the speed, efficiency, quality and material consumption of the industrial process as a whole.

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  • Beware of complacency in 2024

    As we look to the year ahead, the supply chain looks healthier than it has for some time, with good levels of inventory overall, and shorter lead times than we’ve seen for some time. Customers should beware of complacency though, as the economic headwinds that are already visible will mean that this situation won’t last. Inflation continues to have a sustained impact on the economy. Although there is likely to be limited growth in the industrial sector, we expect other markets including those driven primarily by consumer spending to decline.

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  • Anglia expands IoT range with Telit Cinterion

    Telit Cinterion products and services are now available to Anglia customers Wisbech, 12th December 2023 Anglia Components PLC today announced the expansion of its wireless module range with Telit Cinterion. After Telit’s acquisition of Cinterion, Thales’ cellular IoT product business, Anglia’s existing partnership with Cinterion has been expanded to stock, sell and support the entire range of products and services from Telit Cinterion. Anglia’s FAEs have been trained on the expanded offering.

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  • Anglia Live joins the European party!

    Anglia Components PLC today announced that it is bringing the Anglia Live eCommerce platform to Europe, following a major investment in its logistics infrastructure and website. It will offer a standard two day service from its UK distribution centre, DDP (Delivered Duty Paid) shipped by FedEx through its Paris hub, with invoicing available in multiple currencies. In the past 5 years Anglia has consistently grown faster than the market by offering exceptional service and stock levels. It aims to replicate this model in Europe via its Anglia Live service.

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  • Omron marks 20 year relationship with Anglia

    Omron marks 20-year relationship with Anglia: recognition is part of Omron’s 90-year anniversary celebrations Wisbech, 20 November 2023 Anglia Components PLC recently celebrated 20 years of collaboration with Omron Electronic Components as the company’s UK distributor. The announcement comes as Omron Corporation commemorates its 90th anniversary this year.

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  • Anglia launches distribution agreement with Digi

    Anglia will supply Digi’s SOM and wireless module solutions to UK customers Wisbech, 13 November 2023 Anglia Components PLC today announced an expansion to its support for Internet of Things designs following a new partnership with Digi International Inc. Anglia will now supply the Digi ConnectCore® family of SOMs and the Digi XBee® ecosystem of wireless modules, tools, and developer kits, which connect sensors and other devices to the Internet for remote monitoring and control in a range of applications, including energy, smart city, industrial and medical.

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  • J.A.M. appoints Anglia for UK launch

    Anglia Components PLC has announced its appointment as the first UK stocking distributor of Board to Wire, Wire to Wire, Board-In connectors and Terminals for Japan Automatic Machine Co. (J.A.M.), a leading manufacturer in the industrial sector.

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  • Anglia adds Cliff connector range

    Anglia Components PLC has announced that it has added Cliff Electronic Components range of high quality audio, professional and industrial connectors its portfolio.

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  • Anglia lights the way with Lumileds

    Anglia Components PLC, the UK's leading independent component distributor, today announced that it has been appointed as franchised UK and Ireland distributor for Lumileds, a world leader in LED innovation and manufacturing. The agreement significantly expands Anglia's already extensive range of lighting class LEDs, allowing it to better meet the needs of end markets including commercial and retail lighting, medical, horticulture, architectural, entertainment, automotive and other speciality lighting.

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  • Simplifying Low Power Radio Implementation with Wireless MCUs

    In today's ever-evolving technological landscape, wireless connectivity has become an integral part of our lives. Whether it's in the smart home, industrial automation, or healthcare, wireless communication plays a crucial role in connecting devices and enabling the Internet of Things (IoT). This means wireless connectivity using a Low Power Radio (LPR) has become a prerequisite for most hardware designs today, traditionally these have not been easy to implement with this part of the design often left to the “RF” expert within the design department. Thankfully over the years implementing a LPR has become much easier as module solutions became available reducing the time to market vs. building a chip down solution. The next evolution of wireless connectivity is the integration of the radio into the microcontroller (MCU) to further reduce board space and time to market.

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  • Technology Briefing: Artificial Intelligence – Transforming the world as we know it

    It seems that AI is everywhere and in everything: it’s critical for managing complex infrastructures like vehicle charging networks and the green grid; it’s getting things done in business; and it’s the essential ingredient needed to sell high-tech products. Although we may now be familiar – maybe even bored – with the acronym, the technology is here to stay and is already embedded in many products and services we use daily. Services like email filtering, shopping recommendations, and virtual assistants typified by Alexa and Siri have incorporated AI for some time. They deliver natural experiences that many of us take for granted. Interactive applications, like chatbots, may soon pass the Turing test: that an AI’s imitation skills can consistently convince an evaluator that it is human and not a machine

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  • Anglia recognises Phoenix Contact's 100-year anniversary

    Anglia Components PLC today has presented its franchised supplier, Phoenix Contact with an engraved silver salver to commemorate the company's 100th anniversary. Phoenix Contact was the recipient of Anglia's inaugural Supplier of the Year award earlier this year, and last year Anglia itself celebrated its 50th anniversary.

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  • Technology Briefing: Sensors – the Invisible Heroes of the Modern World

    This is the first of a series of five technology briefings for, in which we will be reviewing the fastest moving and most exciting fields to equip business leaders to identify trends that they can leverage in their own business and technology development plans. The series will cover AI, sustainability, security and eHealth, but we start with the critical and frequently overlooked role of sensors. By John Bowman, Marketing Director, Anglia Components and Andrew Pockson, Divisional Engineering Manager, Anglia Components

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  • UVC LEDs driving the invisible light revolution

    In the last 2 decades the lighting world has seen a revolution as lighting systems have transitioned from using incandescent and fluorescent light sources to solid state LEDs, this has led to increased reliability, lower power consumption and improved quality of light. A similar revolution is now beginning in the UVC market, LED replacements are now available offering benefits vs. traditional mercury based lamps. David Pearson, Technical Director at Anglia, looks at some of the main considerations when specifying UVC LEDs along with an overview of some typical use cases and key technology advantages of Bolb Inc. LEDs.

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  • Technology advisers for start-up businesses

    As the world becomes more interconnected, entrepreneurs and inventors face unique challenges in bringing their products to market. From ideation to manufacturing to marketing and beyond, the process can be daunting and complex. Anglia Unicorn has been set up to assist you in overcoming these challenges by offering end-to-end technical support to help turn your vision into a reality. Whether you need support for the whole journey to market, or just with specific challenges, we are here for you.

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  • Anglia does the treble with STMicroelectronics

    Anglia Components has been named STMicroelectronics ‘UK Distributor of the Year 2022.’ This marks the third year in a row Anglia has been presented with an award by ST. The award recognises Anglia’s exceptional performance and successful relationship with the ST team.

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  • Intelligent, Efficient and Precise Motor Control

    The proliferation of electric motors in industrial and consumer applications has revolutionized the way we operate machines and equipment. This has helped to speed up the adoption of the intelligent manufacturing equipment used in Industry 4.0. These motors require sophisticated electronic control systems that need to be highly integrated and cost effective whilst at the same time provide the necessary current and voltages and achieve precise control and efficient operation. Josh Barton, Field Applications Engineer at Anglia gives an overview of the STMicroelectronics STSPIN and STDRIVE product families, their features and advantages, and how they can be used effectively to drive and control electric motors.

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  • Anglia named as top employer by Sunday Times

    Anglia named as top employer by Sunday Times Prestigious national award recognises staff wellbeing and job satisfaction at Anglia Wisbech, 15 May 2023 A major Wisbech employer, Anglia Components plc, is named as a top employer in the inaugural Sunday Times Best Places to Work Awards 2023. The technology distributor employs nearly 150 people in its sales, technical support, operations and warehouse teams, of whom over 100 are based in Wisbech.

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  • Delivering long battery life in tiny devices

    When you wear your earbuds for a long hike or an afternoon at the gym, you don’t want to be interrupted by having to stop and recharge the earpieces. You expect your hearables, wearables, and other tiny, battery powered electronic devices to perform reliably over long periods of time. From a design standpoint, these user expectations are a tall order to meet. The form factor constraints dictate the need for a small Lithium-Ion battery, which must last a long time between charge cycles and be utilized sparingly. Power supplies, in turn, must meet the distinct and diverse voltage requirements of the sub-systems within the design.

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  • Managing Your First Product in the Marketplace, and Preparing the Next

    This is the fifth in our series discussing how to take a new product from proof of concept into full production and by this stage your product is in the market. You’ve got sales. Revenue. Customer reviews. And maybe some returned units from the field. What’s the next step?

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  • Simplify power designs with versatile DC-DC converters from TDK that offer unrivalled power density and ease of design

    System power architectures can be very complex with semiconductor devices or subsystems operating from different voltages (1.8V, 3.3V or 5V) with current demands ranging from many amps in to microamps. An increasingly popular approach to this challenge is to employ a Point of Load (POL) power system architecture which allows a single power supply bus of typically 12V to be set up, where the voltage is then stepped down to the correct level locally using POL converters for each subsystem circuit or IC.

    added by Anglia 6 min Read
  • EPC agreement expands Anglia GaN portfolio

    Anglia Components PLC has significantly expanded its portfolio of power solutions following the signing of a distribution agreement for the UK and Ireland with EPC (Efficient Power Conversion), a leading provider of gallium nitride (GaN)-based power management technology.

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  • Anglia supports Wisbech community causes

    Anglia Components PLC, the Wisbech-based tech firm, has concluded its 2022 fundraising with a donation of over £6,000 to two local charities, East Anglian Air Ambulance and East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices. The sum was raised through a range of internal fundraising events, including a Jubilee Raffle and Christmas Jumper Day, donations instead of Christmas Cards and the Christmas Party Raffle. An additional £10,000 was donated by Anglia.

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  • Anglia offers intelligent inventory management using AI

    Anglia Components plc, the Wisbech-based electronic components distributor, is showcasing a new level of supply chain flexibility offered through its AI enabled inventory management system, Anglia 80/20. The company has released a new video to explain how it works.

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  • Anglia achieves Carbon Neutral status for its business operation

    Anglia Components plc has achieved Carbon Neutral Scheme accreditation, in partnership with ClimatePartner. This means that it will now offset the carbon emissions due to its business operations and commit to a robust forward looking plan to reduce its emissions in the future. Anglia already maintains an effective Environmental Management System (EMS) that meets ISO 14001.

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  • Pushing the Big Button: Finding and Engaging a Partner for Volume Manufacturing

    This fourth article in our series following the progress of a new product from inception to delivery in the marketplace, focuses on the move into volume production. Selecting a partner for this step is a decision that warrants detailed research and your commitment to travel and meet candidate companies to be sure of getting the right team on your side. The partner is likely to carry out the full assembly, not just the PCBA so it is imperative for the hunt to start early in the process. A good time might be the point at which the first design is going to prototype. At this stage, you will have a fair idea what the finished product is going to look like, and hence what manufacturing skills are going to be required. The manufacturing partner for the production volumes would likely be the same as the one chosen for the pre-production volumes, so the decision would need to be made by then. The pre-production batch will also then provide an opportunity to validate the relationship.

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  • Anglia announces the winner of its Supplier of the Year award

    Anglia Components today announced Phoenix Contact as the recipient of its inaugural Supplier of the Year award. A market leader in Device Connection Solutions and Terminal Blocks, Phoenix Contact has been in partnership with Anglia for 15 years. Its products are found in applications including industrial production, renewable energy and infrastructure.

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  • Anglia continues to invest for growth in its 51st year

    Distributor Anglia Components plc expands distribution centre, recruits and enhances employee benefits in strategy for growth.

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  • Anglia Recognised as Regional Distributor of the Year

    Anglia Components has been awarded Regional Distributor of the Year in North Europe 2022 by Bourns, a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components.

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  • Anglia and Analog Devices celebrate 10 years as relationship continues to grow

    Anglia Components and Analog Devices, Inc. celebrated the tenth anniversary of their relationship, following a year in which the two companies grew their business together despite an exceptionally challenging industry environment.

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  • Making the Leap from Prototype to Properly Marketable Product

    This is the third in our series tracing the progress of a start-up's first new technology product from detail design through to volume production. In the previous article, we suggested that having a working prototype puts you about 30% along the road to completion: the point where you can start volume production and shipping units to customers. And, perhaps more importantly, to receiving the revenue that represents the well-deserved return in exchange for your ingenuity and efforts. Now that you have the funding to move forward, what comes next?

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  • Anglia accelerates in its 50th year

    Anglia celebrates its 50th anniversary in some of the most difficult market conditions that any of us have known. As we mark this occasion in the company of the customers, suppliers and staff who have journeyed with us for many of those years, we remember that we and the industry we serve has weathered many storms over those years and will encounter new ones in the next 50. It is consistency of approach, and strong core values, accompanied by dynamic innovation in line with those values, which will allow the relationships that have brought us this far to prosper and continue to grow in the coming years.

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  • The Value of a Good Prototype and the Pitfalls in Getting There

    This is the second article in our series taking technology StartUps through the process of developing a new product. This time we’ll focus on the second step leading into full production. Your team has been busy developing the hardware and software as well as the aesthetic aspects, the overall look and feel, the user experience. You are now ready to build a prototype before doing final checks and pushing the button to start manufacturing.

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  • Spring into the fast lane: Technology start-ups need a secure supply chain to help them grow - John Bowman, Marketing Director, Anglia Components

    After two years of unparalleled business uncertainty, there’s finally a hint of blue skies ahead and wise technology start-ups are already putting out the feelers to ensure that a weak supply chain won’t hamper their businesses’ rapid growth. Supply chain isn’t their core expertise though, and distributors need to help to ensure that they can get their products into the hands of customers quickly, in line with their business plan.

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  • Intelligent Motion Control Solutions for Industry 4.0

    David Pearson, Technical Director at Anglia provides an insight into the key application trends and some of the innovative products and solutions from Analog Devices which can help developers meet the requirement and scope of Intelligent Motion Control designs for Industry 4.0.

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  • Managing Risk and Keeping Control on the Route to Market - By John Bowman, Marketing Director, Anglia Components and Andrew Pockson, Divisional Marketing Manager, Anglia Components

    Starting any business involves more than an element of risk, and for high-tech startups these risks are often amplified by extreme technical complexity. The original team is usually small, maybe even just a group of university friends, with combined competencies that cover just a subset of what’s needed to get their product idea to market. These are usually quite narrowly focused, so completing the product development using in-house resources alone is not feasible.

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  • Considerations for successful Antenna selection

    Antenna selection is often one of the most challenging parts of a design even for the most experienced RF engineers. It will be no surprise that it is also fundamental to the performance of any wireless connection and hence one of the most important aspects. Without a well-functioning antenna, the radio link may not be stable and the user’s experience and therefore market acceptance of the product will likely suffer.

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  • Anglia Components secures Cyber Essentials status

    Anglia Components today announced that it has achieved Cyber Essentials certification confirming the quality and robustness of its IT systems. The government-backed scheme provides independent validation of UK firms’ defences against common cyber-attacks. It also demonstrates a commitment to cyber-security

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  • Anglia Components achieves PLC status

    Anglia Components today announced that it is changing the registered company trading name from Anglia Components Ltd to Anglia Components PLC.

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  • Smart design can help ease supply challenges by Steve Rawlins, CEO, Anglia Components Ltd

    The exceptional market conditions we’re experiencing is leading to exceptional behaviour on the part of some semiconductor vendors. Customers are finding that orders that have been placed and are due for delivery aren’t being fulfilled, even though they have been waiting months for the parts. Why is this and how can customers protect themselves against this issue?

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  • Latest software technology brings the world of Automated Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to the masses

    Nick Stone, Field Application Engineer at Anglia, introduces the NanoEdge™ AI Studio product from STMicroelectronics which enables developers to create an optimal ML library for their STM32 Microcontroller based projects, using a minimal amount of data in just a few steps.

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  • Anglia Components inks exclusive agreement with UK custom battery pack specialist

    Alexander Battery Technologies names Anglia as its first distributor

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  • Anglia does the treble with Panasonic

    Anglia Components has been named Regional Distributor of the Year for the third year running by Panasonic Industry Europe, once again achieving an exceptional sales performance compared to the rest of the network in a challenging market. The award was presented during the recent Panasonic Distribution Conference in Napoli Italy.

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  • Spring into the fast lane: Technology start-ups need a secure supply chain to help them grow - John Bowman, Marketing Director Anglia Components

    After two years of unparalleled business uncertainty, there’s finally a hint of spring in the air and wise technology start-ups are already putting out the feelers to ensure that a weak supply chain won’t hamper their businesses’ rapid growth. Supply chain isn’t their core expertise though, and distributors need to help to ensure that they can get their products into the hands of customers quickly, in line with their business plan.

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  • Specifying a battery – the five key questions

    As demand for batteries has grown across industrial and consumer applications, battery manufacturers have responded with a wealth of new products, including completely new chemistries. Whilst on the whole this is a good thing, there are now so many battery chemistries available including the associated options for intelligent battery management systems (BMS) and protection circuits, specifying the right battery for an application can give engineers a real headache. To help, Brian Newby, Technical Marketing Engineer at Anglia has set out the five key questions that you should be asking yourself when choosing a battery, leading to a list of the eleven technical parameters you will need to specify.

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  • Anglia makes it a double with STMicroelectronics

    Anglia Components has been named STMicroelectronics ‘UK Demand Creation Distributor of the Year 2021’, the award recognises Anglia’s exceptional performance for the second year in a row. The award presentation was made in person by Iain Currie, Managing Director UK & Ireland at STMicroelectronics when he visited Anglia in April

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  • Anglia makes £10,000 charity donation

    –Anglia Components, the Wisbech-based electronic components distributor, has presented cheques of £5,000 to two charities, one of which is chosen in memory of a colleague. The Christie Charitable Fund, a national charity that provides enhanced services for cancer patients, was selected for its support to Pete Bailey, who passed away earlier this year. Anglia has donated to Blue Smile, a local charity that supports the well-being of Cambridgeshire pupils through art-based therapy.

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  • Create the perfect custom analog and mixed signal IC for your project

    Programmable Matrix Array device enables multiple mixed signal system functions to be integrated into one device Ever wished you could create your own analog IC – integrating all the mixed signal functions that you need for your design, without loading you up with features that you don’t? The good news is, now you can. Alvin Ferlance, Divisional Engineering Manager at Anglia, introduces an innovative highly customisable Mixed-signal Matrix Array device where a vast array of new functions can be simply created by the designer.

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  • Latest Generation of Intelligent Sensors integrate AI and Machine Learning

    What if data computation along with the AI and Machine Learning that is typically carried out in Edge devices today could be integrated into the sensors themselves? Gregorio Vidal, Field Application Engineer at Anglia, introduces the current generation of sensors from STMicroelectronics featuring a Machine Learning Core.

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  • COVID presents challenge and opportunity for medical electronics - By John Bowman, Marketing Director, Anglia Components

    The market for medical and healthcare products continues to accelerate. There is still a high demand for ventilators and other patient-connected systems. The drive to streamline treatments to optimise the valuable time of healthcare professionals is increasing the requirement for instruments of all kinds. Telemedicine and eHealth markets are also expanding rapidly, as medical professionals move to remotely diagnose, monitor and treat patients outside of a dedicated healthcare environment. This is helping to reduce the burden on health services and at the same time has the added benefit of limiting potential exposure to the virus for both parties.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • Harwin rewards Anglia for exceptional performance in lockdown

    Anglia today announced that it has been named European Regional Distributor of the Year 2021 by Harwin, a world leading manufacturer of high reliability and industry standard interconnect solutions based in the UK. Harwin made the award after the distributor increased its sales significantly during the pandemic, outperforming the market

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • MARL names Anglia as Master Distributor for LED panel lamp and indicator ranges

    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.

    added by Anglia 3 min Read
  • Anglia adds cost effective LED indicator manufacturer to its range

    Anglia Components today announced a new UK and Ireland distributor agreement with Ekinglux a leading ISO approved manufacturer of cost effective, quality discrete indicator LEDs to complement its existing ranges.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read

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