Phoenix awards Anglia after sales double

Wisbech, UK, 30 April 2013 – Anglia Components has been named as 2012 UK Device Connections Distributor of the Year by Phoenix Contact after doubling the sales across the company’s PCB terminal blocks and connectors.

Presenting the award, Martin Potter, Sales & Marketing Director at Phoenix Contact, said, “Anglia is a distribution partner that is going places with Phoenix. Both companies have a strong design-in focus, and like to use a solutions-based approach. Anglia is also aligned with our most important vertical markets, especially LED lighting and power electronics. I believe that the two companies will continue to go from strength to strength together.”

Graham Bridger, Marketing Director, IP&E, Anglia Components, said, “This is an exceptional partnership bringing great benefit to both companies and our customers. Our relationship with Phoenix has grown and developed at every level. Phoenix is an exciting and innovative interconnect manufacturer with a portfolio of solutions that reaches deep inside fast growing markets like LED lighting and power. We are delighted by the success we have achieved in 2012 and believe we have built a platform on which we can build further growth in 2013.”

The Anglia Live website ( ) offers same-day shipment on an extensive range of popular Phoenix Contact interconnect solutions including fibre-optic, circular, USB and FireWire as well as terminals and terminal blocks that are recommended in new designs for volume manufacture. Anglia Live, the first electronic component site aimed at engineers designing for mass production, offers same day shipment and with Anglia Part Tracker availability information.

About Phoenix Device Connections

Phoenix Contact's Device Connections division offers a wide range of options from PCB terminal blocks and connectors, miniature PCB terminal blocks for space-saving applications to charging solutions for electric vehicles. Phoenix Contact also offers a unique service providing customised solutions across a wide range of products.

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.

For further details please contact:

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

Phone: +44 (0)1945 47 47 47; Web: ; Email:

Peter van der Sluijs

Neesham PR

+44 (0) 1296 628180

Photo Caption: Left to right - Andrea Bradford –  Product Marketing Controller, Anglia; Kerry Higham - Product Marketing Manager, Anglia; Richard Edwards – Sales Engineer, Phoenix; Duncan Nicol – Business Development Manager – Phoenix; Graham Bridger – Marketing Director, Anglia; David Pearson – Technical Marketing Director – Anglia; Martin Potter – Sales and Marketing Director - Phoenix