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Company News from Alan Butcher Components Ltd.  Find out about company updates, new products and supplier information.  We are a UK distributor of electronic and electro mechanical components, specialising in:

  • Berker socket outlet and switch systems
  • Switches
  • Piezo buzzers and sounders
  • Signal lamps and indicator lights
  • Reed switches and sensors
  • Electret microphones
  • Miniature speakers
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Exciting New Products

New Products From Alan Butcher Components! We have recently added the following new products to the Alan Butcher range – Push Button Switches: AB-PB-1003 – 16mm, red illuminated, latching push switch fitted with 150mm leads. The majority of the push switches we stock have fast-on or screw terminals.  As part of a control panel design for a ventilation unit, we were asked if we could supply a switch fitted with leads.  The AB-PB-1003 suited .
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Maplin Switches and Buzzers

                                           We were very sad to hear that Maplin Electronics is now in administration.  Alan Butcher Components has been a supplier to Maplin for over 30 years and seen many developments and changes during this time.  The decline of Maplin emphasises again how difficult it is for retailers on the UK high street.  We also appreciate that Maplin was restructuring to try and reverse that trend .
Mostra Expo - 2018

Everel Exhibiting At Mostra Expo, Milan!

The Mostra Convegno Expo, Milan 13th-16th March 2018 We are pleased to announce that Everel will be exhibiting at MCE 2018.  The Mostra Expo is an excellent platform for Everel to present their innovative motor and ventilation solutions to the wider market.   The Mostra Exhibition is where companies focused on the HVAC+R and energy efficiency sectors meet and showcase their latest technologies.  It focuses on the key areas of Heating, Cooling, Water and .
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2017 Year In Review

   Alan Butcher Components - 2017 Year In Review!   Firstly, Happy Christmas to you all! Another year is coming to a close which doesn’t seem possible.  2017 has been a busy and exciting year for Alan Butcher Components, with the company continuing to grow and develop.  Following is a summary of our 2017 year in review: In April, we were awarded the Everel agency for the UK and this has already proved to be .
Managing Lead Times - Chinese New Year 2018

Managing Lead Times – CNY 2018

Managing Lead Times – Chinese New Year 2018   The Year of the Dog is fast approaching and it is time to plan for the Chinese New Year shutdown period.  For 2018, our supplier’s shutdown runs from 10th February to 25th February, with limited production for a couple of weeks after. As you know, we like to give our customers sufficient time to plan for this and every year, around this time, we are .
Everel Product Solutions

Everel Product Solutions Presentations

                                                                                  EVEREL PRODUCT SOLUTIONS Everel has recently launched a series of presentations showcasing their product solutions for applications such as ovens, cooker hoods, pressure and vacuum cleaners.  There are currently three presentations and you .
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Alan Butcher Components – Everel’s UK Agent!

                We are delighted to announce that Alan Butcher Components Ltd. has been appointed as the sole UK agent for Everel, Italy.  We have been working with Everel as their UK distributor for 30 years.  The addition of the agency will further enhance our ability to assist customers and generate new opportunities. As Everel’s UK agent, we are the intermediary between Everel and their customer.  We are .

New Everel Catalogue 2017

We are pleased to inform you that the new Everel Catalogue is now available.  Everel is a leading manufacturer of electro mechanical components for household appliances and the automotive industry. The catalogue has been updated with new corporate information, product overviews and graphics.  It is divided into the following three sections: Products and Applications – Everel has a varied customer base and this section lists the core industrial applications such as ovens, cleaning equipment .

Chinese New Year 2017

Chinese New Year 2017 – Managing Extended Lead-Times.It is that time of year again – time to plan for the Chinese New Year shutdown period. For 2017, our supplier’s shutdown runs from 20th January to 7th February, with limited production for a couple of weeks after. As you know, we like to give our customers sufficient time to plan for this and every year, around this time, we are in contact to provide a .
Alan Butcher Components - Celebrating 30 Years

Celebrating 30 Years In Business!

Alan Butcher Components – Celebrating 30 Years in Business!We are delighted to announce and celebrate 30 years in business. This milestone provides us with a valuable opportunity to say “thank you” to our customers and suppliers. You have contributed to our success and we appreciate your loyalty, trust and support. We hope that our commitment to service, our strong belief in communication and our integrity continues to help our business grow in the years .