Electrocomponents plc Articles
Washing machine challenge laid down to students
Electrocomponents has launched a student design challenge in partnership with The Washing Machine Project, a social enterprise dedicated to designing, developing, and distributing low-cost, water-saving, manual washing machines to provide displaced and low-income people with an accessible, off-grid alternative to handwashing clothes.
Robotic inspection platform ready for validation stage
A project led by Electrocomponents which uses robotics for non-destructive testing (NDT) petrochemical storage tanks has entered its validation stage.
Electrocomponents backs Washing Machine Project
Electrocomponents has chosen The Washing Machine Project Foundation as its first global charity partner, pledging to support the project for three years.
Electrocomponents acquires PPE specialist
Electrocomponents has acquired Liscombe, a specialist supplier of high-risk hand protection and PPE products to industrial blue-chip customers in the UK and the Netherlands.
Electrocomponents partners with Engineers Without Borders
Electrocomponents has signed a one-year partnership agreement with Engineers Without Borders International, the movement that puts global responsibility at the heart of engineering in every part of the world.
Electrocomponents acquires PPE supplier
Electrocomponents is buying Needlers, a UK supplier of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and hygiene products with a strength in the food manufacturing industry.
Electrocomponents support through COVID-19 initiatives
Numerous employees across the Group’s businesses in Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America have been mobilised on these efforts and are actively engaged in COVID-19 initiatives, enabling essential services such as healthcare, utilities and the public sector to continue operating and to keep frontline workers safe.
Digital revenues hit £1bn at Electrocomponents
Electrocomponents has topped £1 billion of annual digital revenues, endorsing the company’s continuous investment in digital innovation. In recent years the company has implemented a complete marketing outreach programme whilst making thousands of enhancements to its websites, many of them a result of customer feedback and behaviour.
Lentz hired to develop Electrocomponents global logistics
Debbie Lentz has been appointed as President Global Supply Chain at Electrocomponents. She joins the company as a member of the Executive Management Team, reporting directly to CEO Lindsley Ruth. She is responsible for leading the further development of the Group’s supply chain capability.
Lindsley Ruth named Electronics CEO of the Year
Electrocomponents CEO, Lindsley Ruth, has been named ‘Electronics Company CEO of the Year 2017 – UK’ at the 2017 Global CEO Excellence Awards. The company was also awarded ‘Best Electronics Distribution Company – UK’ at the awards organised by CEO Monthly magazine. The plaudit follows Ruth’s transformation of Electrocomponents business and financial performance since joining in 2015.
Ruth named as new Electrocomponents CEO
Electrocomponents has a new Chief Executive. The distribution group has named former Future Electronics Executive Vice President Lindsley Ruth to replace Ian Mason who announced he was stepping down in November last year. Ruth who has worked for Future since 2002, has been a key member of the core leadership team which has transformed the organisation’s performance and expanded its global reach over recent years.
Electrocomponents announced as National Business Awards finalist
Electrocomponents has announced today that it has been shortlisted for The eCommerce Strategy of the Year category at this year’s National Business Awards in partnership with Orange. Going up against the likes of Groupon, Screwfix and Wiggle, Electrocomponents will battle it out for the prestigious award, with the winner being revealed at the National Business Awards gala dinner held on 13 November in London.
Electrocomponents Release Interim Management Statement
Electrocomponents has today issued its interim management statement for the year ending 31 March 2013 which covers the first quarter ended 30 June 2012. There have been no significant changes to the Group’s strong financial position during the period.