Anglia scoops Panasonic Award for the third time

Anglia named Distributor of the Year for the second year running

Wisbech, 11 January 2021 – Panasonic Industry Europe has awarded Anglia Components with its Regional Distributor of the Year award for the second year running. In recognition of its exceptional d1249an - Panasonic Award_smlsales growth and support for customers during a difficult year, this is the third occasion that Anglia has received the award, an exceptional achievement amongst Panasonic’s network of regional distributors across Europe.

Ian Needham, Section Head of Sales Distribution of Panasonic, said, “2020 has certainly been a challenging year for the entire industry, but as always, Anglia has outperformed the tough market conditions. Anglia is a pleasure to work with and this achievement is very well deserved. Their design-in services are second to none and in times of uncertainty, they provide much needed reassurance to their customers by holding additional inventory in the UK. We will present this award virtually via Microsoft Teams, but hope to congratulate Anglia in person as soon as circumstances permit.”

John Bowman, Marketing Director at Anglia, responded, “Panasonic is one of the best-known names in our industry, highly regarded for its outstanding innovation which is enjoyed by our FAE teams and Anglia customers. We are proud to be recognised as Regional Distributor of the Year once again, and to add this award to our collection of achievements.”

Anglia has been a Panasonic distributor since 2000 and promotes Panasonic’s full portfolio of capacitors, resistors, inductors, switches, thermal materials, circuit protection, sensors, batteries and wireless connectivity devices. Anglia holds UK-based inventory on a wide range of the most popular products and provides full application design support for customers.

About Anglia
Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. A signatory of the ADS SC21 programme, the company holds AS9120, ISO9001 and ISO14001 accreditations.

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 1 billion components from over 900,000 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.

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