Anglia Components has announced that it has been named Regional Distributor of the year 2017 by Panasonic. The award recognises Anglia’s strong sales performance and investment in Panasonic’s product range.
“Panasonic strongly supports its sales strategy through distribution,” explains Ian Needham, Distribution, Panasonic. “The fact that Anglia is an important and close sales partner for Panasonic confirms our orientation. Above all, Anglia has played a significant role in our rapidly growing sales in 2017 due to their outstanding POS and POP performance,” adds Mr. Needham.
John Bowman, Director, Anglia, comments, “We are delighted to be honoured with this award, it acknowledges the persistent efforts of our team and the realisation of our vision and commitment over the years in partnership with Panasonic. We owe this success to the outstanding and close cooperation we have built with the Panasonic team and also to the competences of Anglia’s team and our recognized flexibility.”
Anglia were appointed as an authorised distributor for Panasonic in 2000. Anglia promotes Panasonics full portfolio of capacitors, resistors, inductors, switches, thermal materials, circuit protection, sensors, batteries and wireless connectivity devices. Application design support is provided alongside UK based inventories for the most popular product ranges.
Anglia CEO Steve Rawlins, recently announced ambitious growth plans for Anglia in the next five years as they aim for £100 million turnover and a 10% share of the UK electronic component distribution market.
Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, and passive and electromechanical components. A signatory of the ADS SC21 programme, the company holds AS9120, ISO9001 & ISO14001 accreditations and IECQ-CECC qualification.
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.