Wisbech, UK, Monday, 17th July 2017 – Anglia Components, a UK and Ireland distributor for TDK and EPCOS products, today announced that it has received the TDK Silver Distribution Award for Outstanding Business Performance in 2016.
Speaking at the European Distribution Awards ceremony in Munich, Dietmar Jaeger, Vice President Distribution at TDK, said, “I would like to congratulate Anglia. As a highly professional distributor with a strong market position in the UK, they have demonstrated excellent performance with our products and proven that they are worthy repeat winners of our Senten Manten Award.”
Anglia has previously won awards from TDK in both the 2013 and 2014 honours. The annual assessment of distribution partners is based on TDK’s Senten Manten program, a Japanese term that stands for the perfect result that can be achieved with 1000 points. The award recognizes the distributor’s performance and collaboration with TDK in four categories: business performance, inventory management, contractual terms and operational excellence.
Commenting, John Bowman, Marketing Director, Anglia Components, said, “This award is a real testament to the strength of our business. We are continually investing in our business and winning another award from TDK further validates the efforts we make to provide an excellent service to our customers and suppliers alike. We are very proud indeed to have won this award and continue our fantastic working relationship with TDK.”
Anglia CEO Steve Rawlins, recently announced ambitious growth plans for Anglia in the next five years as they aim for £100 million turnover and a 10% share of the UK electronic component distribution market.
Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, and passive and electromechanical components. A signatory of the ADS SC21 programme, the company holds AS9120, ISO9001 & ISO14001 accreditations and IECQ-CECC qualification.
Technically adept, with an experienced team of staff, Anglia supports OEM and EMS companies in every sector of electronics manufacturing. Anglia’s suppliers include some of the world’s leading electronic component brands, complemented by many smaller companies with leadership in their chosen technologies.
Anglia stocks over 800 million components from over 800,000 product lines in the UK. Components from every supplier are stocked in depth and breadth for same-day dispatch. Anglia aims to streamline logistics and reduce customers’ transaction costs through services that include KAN-BAN, EDI, and customer-dedicated inventory, while an accurate, on-time delivery performance is a vital goal for the company.
Technical support spans a sampling service that delivers over £150,000 worth of free evaluation parts each year and expert technical advice from well-trained product specialists and face-to-face guidance from field applications engineers. Both commercially and technically, management of industry legislation and component obsolescence are recognised as areas of vital importance to customers.
Anglia is driven by an ethic of ever-improving customer understanding and, as a privately owned business, aims to provide a fast, consistent and highly responsive service. Further information can be found at www.anglia.com and www.anglia-live.com
About TDK Corporation
TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company based in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK’s portfolio includes passive components, such as ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, ferrites and inductors, high-frequency products, and piezo and protection components, as well as sensors and sensor systems and power supplies. These products are marketed under the product brands TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics and TDK-Lambda. TDK’s further main product groups include magnetic application products, energy devices, and flash memory application devices. TDK focuses on demanding markets in the areas of information and communication technology and automotive, industrial and consumer electronics. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2017, TDK posted total sales of USD 10.5 billion and employed about 100,000 people worldwide.
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