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11th October 2021
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.

29th June 2021
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.  

News & Analysis
21st April 2021
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.

News & Analysis
1st March 2021
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.

10th February 2021
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.

News & Analysis
10th December 2020
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.

7th August 2020
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.

16th November 2017
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.

14th November 2017
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.

2nd August 2017
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.  

27th February 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.

20th August 2012
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.

13th July 2012
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.

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