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Free Tektronix Demo at Electronic Component Show (ECS) - Register Now!

Free Tektronix Demo at Electronic Component Show (ECS) - Register Now!

Not long to go now to the Electronic Component Show (ECS) at the Oxford Kassam Stadium on the 19th of May 2022. Will you be attending? If you're there, be sure to pop along to see us on Stand 46 and...read the full story

Rapid announce new supply partnership with EAO

Rapid announce new supply partnership with EAO

Rapid are excited to introduce our latest partnership with leading Swiss manufacturer of Human Machine Interface (HMI) switches, EAO. EAO is a leading Swiss manufacturer of HMI switches, producing in...read the full story

Customer Service Excellence - at the heart of how we are ‘Helping our Customers Make it’

Customer Service Excellence - at the heart of how we are ‘Helping our Customers Make it’

Rapid is very proud to have renewed our Customer Service Excellence (CSE) Standard, a Quality mark which recognises organisations that focuses on the individual needs and preferences of its customers....read the full story

Visit us at The Electronics Components Show

Visit us at The Electronics Components Show

Rapid Electronics is delighted to be exhibiting at The Electronics Components Show at Kassam Stadium, Oxford on Thursday 19th MAY 2022. Come and see us on Stand 46 at this new one-day event which ...read the full story

Rapid shortlisted for Distributor of the Year at Elektra Awards 2021

Rapid shortlisted for Distributor of the Year at Elektra Awards 2021

Rapid is delighted to have been shortlisted in the category of Distributor of the Year at the Elektra 2021 awards, the Oscars of the electronics industry. It will be the fifth time in six years th...read the full story

Introducing the latest Raspberry Pi product...

Introducing the latest Raspberry Pi product...

As an Approved Reseller, we are excited to launch a brand-new product in the Raspberry Pi family. Introducing the Raspberry Pi Build HAT in collaboration with LEGO® Education! The Raspberry Pi Bui...read the full story

What does the Dual control of energy policy in China mean for Rapid?

What does the Dual control of energy policy in China mean for Rapid?

Supplies of goods from the Far East will be significantly reduced this autumn by the Dual control of energy consumption policy affecting China's industrial output. What is the Dual control of energy...read the full story

Rapid shortlisted for Distributor of the Year at Elektra Awards 2021

Rapid shortlisted for Distributor of the Year at Elektra Awards 2021

Rapid is delighted to have been shortlisted in the category of Distributor of the Year at the Elektra 2021 awards, the Oscars of the electronics industry. It will be the fifth time in six years th...read the full story

 Bring STEAM to Life with a Spook-tacular piece of art!

Bring STEAM to Life with a Spook-tacular piece of art!

Ghoulish Greetings from us at Rapid! We are excited to announce our latest art competition in partnership with Daler Rowney. Inspired by the spooky influence October brings, we would love to see y...read the full story

Tried and trusted technology – introducing R-TECH

Tried and trusted technology – introducing R-TECH

We are proud to be launching R-TECH – a new, exclusive own brand of products that will deliver tried and trusted technology to industrial customers. R-TECH is the new name to look out for, especiall...read the full story

Rapid becomes Tektronix technical partner

Rapid becomes Tektronix technical partner

Rapid is delighted to announce that it has become a technical partner of Tektronix, a global leader in test and measurement technology. This increased partnership means customers in the UK will ben...read the full story

We bring STEMs to life on World Bee Day!

We bring STEMs to life on World Bee Day!

We all know how important bees are to agriculture and biodiversity, and how much they are in decline. In fact it is estimated that there has been a 97% reduction in natural bee and butterfly habitat i...read the full story

Rapid shortlisted for two Elektra Awards

Rapid shortlisted for two Elektra Awards

Rapid is delighted to have been shortlisted twice at the Elektra 2020 awards, the Oscars of the electronics industry. The company features in both the Distributor of the Year and the Educational S...read the full story

Rapid becomes approved reseller for Raspberry Pi

Rapid becomes approved reseller for Raspberry Pi

Rapid is delighted to have officially become an approved reseller for Raspberry Pi, the Cambridge-based company that over the last decade has been almost single-handedly responsible for the global sin...read the full story

Rapid becomes approved reseller for Raspberry Pi

Rapid becomes approved reseller for Raspberry Pi

Rapid is delighted to have officially become an approved reseller for Raspberry Pi, the Cambridge-based company that over the last decade has been almost single-handedly responsible for the global sin...read the full story

Rapid shortlisted for Engineering Ambassador of the Year

Rapid shortlisted for Engineering Ambassador of the Year

Rapid is delighted to have been shortlisted for Engineering Ambassador of the Year at the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs). It is the third year running that the company has been shortlis...read the full story

Brexit, Covid, 2021 and all that

Brexit, Covid, 2021 and all that

If anyone had said at the start of this year that Brexit would play second fiddle on the news agenda, then you would have got some very strange looks. What could possibly dislodge the issue that has d...read the full story

Covid-19 business survey - the results

Covid-19 business survey - the results

In October we ran a survey gauging the experiences of our customers during the coronavirus pandemic, to get a better picture of how business was coping and what the mood was like as we started to feel...read the full story

Covid-19: company update

Covid-19: company update

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic Rapid Electronics has been operating in accordance with its business continuity plan. As for all organisations it has been an exceptionally challenging period, but ...read the full story

Rapid is Highly Commended in Electronics Industry Awards

Rapid is Highly Commended in Electronics Industry Awards

Rapid were delighted to be one of the companies 'Highly Commended' in the recent Electronics Industry Awards. We received recognition in the 'Academic Support' category. This means a great deal to u...read the full story

Brexit: Rapid statement

Brexit: Rapid statement

The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement the UK is currently in a transitional period, and will remain within the EU Single Market a...read the full story