About us

We are the global distributor for engineers

Electrocomponents, through its brands of RS Components and Allied Electronics, is the world's leading high-service distributor for engineers.

RS is the leading distributor in the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific, while Allied is ranked third in North America.

About our history

Our strategy

We have five strategic priorities.

More about our strategy

We have significantly strengthened our leadership and begun to refocus the business back on what lies at its heart, the customer and the supplier.

Lindsley Ruth
Chief Executive Officer

Our brands

Visit RS Components

We are the no.1 high-service distributor for engineers across Europe and Asia Pacific. With the broadest product range and the highest stock availability, we offer fast, easy ordering, same-day despatch and free technical help.

Visit Allied Electronics

With sales offices serving engineers and purchasers in the Americas, we have built an enviable reputation as a small order, high-service distributor with excellent customer service and shipping accuracy.