Our brands

We operate under the trading brands of RS Components and Allied Electronics

RS Components

We are the no.1 high-service distributor for engineers across Europe and Asia Pacific. With a broad product range and high stock availability, we offer easy ordering, same-day despatch and fast, reliable delivery, backed by industry expertise and technical support.

Allied Electronics

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


DesignSpark is our online design community and resource centre for engineers. The DesignSpark website hosts a comprehensive range of free-of-charge software design tools, technical data and development resources, in addition to user generated reviews and shared knowledge.

DesignSpark PCB is a free, award-winning electronics design software tool for schematic capture and PCB layout that is supported by a full suite of video tutorials, examples and component libraries.

DesignSpark Mechanical is our revolutionary design software that uses the power of direct modelling to enable engineers to quickly create and modify 3D designs. This is the first tool of its kind available completely free-of-charge.

DesignSpark Electrical is a free, fully specified electrical CAD package, including a library of more than 250,000 components and parts, which brings time-saving and error-reduction benefits to control panel, machinery and electrical system design.

RS Pro

RS Pro is our own-brand product range of more than 40,000 high-quality, competitively priced industrial products and electronic components.

RS Pro offers customers a choice where the combination of quality, performance and price create exceptional value. All RS Pro products and components are backed by the RS Seal of Approval, representing leading industry standards for audit, inspection, test and certification.