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 the broadest product range and the highest stock availability, we offer fast, easy ordering, same day despatch and free technical help.

Allied Electronics

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


DesignSpark is our online electronics design community and resource centre. It offers electronics engineers a wealth of trusted and reliable technical information and resources, user generated reviews and free-of-charge tools to accelerate the electronics design process.

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.