Anglia wins second Harting Distribution Award

Wisbech, UK, 19 March 2013 – Anglia Components, a leading UK electronic component distributor, has won the Harting Distributor of the Year award for the second year in succession. The award was based on increased business development year on year in a challenging UK electronic component market in 2012.

Simon Asbury, Director of Sales & Market Development for Harting, said, “Anglia fully deserved to win our Distributor of the Year award for a second time. Far from resting on their laurels, they have increased their focus on creating new business opportunities. Their strong technical support and commercial teams deliver at every level. Anglia work closely with customers on design-in and then follow through with an effective logistical and commercial package. Well done!”

Graham Bridger, Marketing Director at Anglia, responded saying, “We have a very close working relationship with the team at Harting and have really pulled together to deliver an outstanding result. We have increased our sales budget and maintained our very strong position in the Harting network in a very tough market.”

Anglia Components celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2012, a year which saw it further increase its market share of the UK electronic component distribution market. Anglia has been a UK and Ireland distributor for Harting since 2000. Anglia has doubled the size of its Field Applications Engineering and Key Account Management teams in 2012.

About Harting

The Harting Technology Group is skilled in the fields of electrical, electronic and optical connection, transmission and networking, as well as in manufacturing mechatronics and software creation. The Group uses these skills to develop customized solutions and services such as interconnectivity products for energy and data transmission applications, mechanical engineering, rail technology, wind energy plants, factory automation, Broadcast and Surveillance technology. Harting also produces Backplanes, enclosures, cable assemblies and the assembly of individual or complete systems.

Harting Ltd has been established in the UK for over 30 years. In that time it has built a strong network of Customers & Distributors. Our success is based upon unparalleled service, quality manufacturing, our innovative broad product range and belief in and support of our Employees. For further information visit

About Anglia

Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, and passive and electromechanical components. The company is a signatory of the ADS SC21 programme and holds AS9120, ISO9001, ISO14001 accreditations and IECQ-CECC qualification. Anglia’s exceptional technical support spans a fast sampling service, telephone advice from product specialists, on-site visits from field applications engineers and, ultimately, electronics design. An in-house team of designers adds expert resources to customers' design teams, helps reduce final product costs and accelerates development times. Anglia stocks over 700 million components from 500,000 product lines in the UK, and streamlines its customer’s logistics and reduces costs through KAN-BAN, EDI, and customer-dedicated inventory.

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Michelene Hircock at Anglia, Sandall Road, Wisbech, PE13 2PS, UK.

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