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

Our global strategy comprises seven strategic priorities

More about our strategy

I look forward to leading the organisation to accelerate growth, improve profitability and set the business on track to create value.

Lindsley Ruth
Group Chief Executive

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 47 sales offices serving the United States, Mexico, and Canada, we have built an enviable reputation as a small order, high service level distributor with excellent customer service and shipping accuracy.