Astute’s design engineering team of highly experienced technical advisors, provide component engineering support across all of our franchises, modifying and adapting for your projects, and supporting you throughout the design cycle.

Our dedicated service for design engineers, harnesses the expertise of our experienced product managers and application engineers across interconnect, memory, passive, discrete, power supplies, and cable assembly, as well as the backing and partnership of many franchised component manufacturers.

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250+ Years Experience

Astute Electronics harnesses over 250 years of collective experience to lead in electronic component distribution. Their seasoned electronics experts bring unparalleled insights and solutions, ensuring clients benefit from their vast industry knowledge and proficiency.

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Authorised Distribution

As an authorised distributor, Astute Electronics collaborates exclusively with trustworthy, top-tier electronic component manufacturers. Their strategic partnerships ensure a consistent supply of high-quality, reliable components for diverse industrial needs.

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Tomorrow’s tech today

Astute’s franchise product team epitomises their commitment to ‘Tomorrow’s Tech Today’, providing hands-on design consultations and workshops. They work intimately with design teams to introduce modern technology, modify existing solutions, and accelerate innovation cycles.

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Mitigating Obsolescence

Astute Electronics excels in obsolescence management, ensuring sustainable support and cost-effective solutions throughout the life cycle of equipment. They tailor their solutions to meet specific procurement and production demands, preventing equipment cost increases and the need for redesign.

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Partnership Solutions

Astute Electronics offers more than component distribution; they provide comprehensive partnership solutions. Their approach includes in-depth consultations, long-term storage options, and a focus on detailed, custom solutions for each client’s unique challenges.

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AS9120B & AS6081 Certification

AS9120 ensures traceability for the procurement of parts, materials and assemblies sold into the aerospace industry. Astute’s operations align with AS6081, offering robust protection against counterfeit electronic parts. They were the first European distributor to attain the AS6081 standard, highlighting their commitment to quality and reliability in electronic component distribution. 

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Astute engineer components to your needs, supported all the way directly by the manufacturer.

We work in partnership with your design teams to help you introduce new technology to your projects – speeding up your innovation cycles and development times.
Our technical support teams contain respected experts for interconnect, memory, passive and discrete, power and cable assemblies as well as total solutions. We are passionate about what we do, and we know you are too, which is why we are hands-on with design challenges, offering design consultations and workshops to explore the art of the possible.


“Electronic Motor Controller” aimed to develop a new insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) module for an electronic motor controller.

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The Team

An incredibly committed and experienced team with unmatched industry experienced.

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29 Feb 2024 - General

Electronics industry optimistic: bright start to 2024

The latest industry survey reveals strong momentum and optimism in the electronic components market for 2024.

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28 Feb 2024 - Defence

Japan: Defence spending fuels rising economic hopes

Japan's recent stock market rally, while buoyed by foreign investment, offers a limited snapshot of the country's economic landscape. The reality is a complex interplay of positive and negative trends, leaving the nation's economic future delicately balanced.

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27 Feb 2024 - Defence

US tightens screws on Russia with sweeping sanctions

The US has significantly ramped up pressure on Russia with a sweeping package of sanctions targeting individuals, companies, and sectors crucial to the Russian economy, reports Reuters. This move coincides with the second anniversary of the Ukraine invasion and the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

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