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    About US

    Our Story

    We are a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions for designers, builders, maintainers and protectors of industrial equipment and operations.

    We are your global partner, dedicated to solving your business problems so that you can continue to drive forwards.

    A business partner that delivers innovation and inspiration and that finds solutions to meet your industrial and engineering challenges of today and tomorrow.

    A partner offering you ever-developing product solutions from over 2,500 partner suppliers. That’s over 700,000 industrial and electronics products – including everyday items and the latest innovations – all in stock and online.

    A partner who has created Connected Thinking to provide procurement professionals with valuable insights and expertise to help drive efficiencies.

    Our Purpose

    Our purpose is ‘Making Amazing Happen for a Better World’. At RS, we support the minds of today and tomorrow, to realise their full potential, help solve problems, and improve lives. We are committed to partnering with our customers and suppliers to do business responsibly and identify more sustainable ways of working.

    We aim to be by your side with our unrivalled focus on the customer and their needs across the design, build and maintain lifecycle. We’ve collated key products and industry themes with a laser focus on addressing customer problems and offering solutions to help save time and money.

    Through our Discovery Portal we have collated a wide range of useful guides to help you get the most from your equipment, applications and projects.

    For procurement professionals, we have created Connected Thinking to provide valuable insight and expertise to both businesses and individuals involved in the sectors we support.

    We also nurture people through our education solutions to inspire a better world. From schools through to universities, our STEM-based lesson plans and projects help inspire the engineers of the future.

    We believe in transforming the impossible to possible, and the ‘what ifs’ into ‘why nots’.