Electrocomponents, the global distributor for engineers, has operations in 32 countries. Founded in 1937 the business is listed on the London Stock Exchange and employs around 6,300 people. Through our trading brands of RS Components and Allied Electronics, we offer around 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping over 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include semiconductors, interconnect, passives and electromechanical, automation and control, electrical, test and measurement, tools and consumables.
We satisfy the small quantity needs of our customers who are typically electronic design engineers, machine and panel builders or maintenance engineers in business. A large number of high quality goods are stocked, which are despatched the same day that the order is received. The average customer order value is around £150 although the range of order values is wide. Our customers come from a wide range of industry sectors with diverse product demands.