Menu Search



RS Electronics is Now Part of Carlton-Bates Company


The new, combined company, known as Carlton-Bates Company, is part of the Wesco Distribution, Inc. family of companies. Learn more about Carlton-Bates Company or get answers to frequently asked questions.


Carlton-Bates Company is a trusted electronic components distributor with thousands of components in stock and available online. Shop from the product categories below or use the search engine at the top of the page.

Sensors, Automation, & Safety Systems
Relays, Switches, & Valves
Connectors, Terminal Blocks, & Wiring Devices
Power Supply & Circuit Protection
Cable, Wire Management & Enclosures
Passives, Actives, & Indication
Fans & Thermal Management
Tools, Test Equipment, & Production Supplies
Maintenance - Supplies & Safety


We offer a wide range of products from more than 200 manufacturers, including Honeywell, Banner Engineering, Belden, Bud Industries, Carling, Cole Hersee, Eaton, Heyco, IDEC, Mechatronics, Molex, Ohmite, Panduit, Phoenix Contact, Power Sonic, TE, TDK Lambda, Turck, and more.

See our complete list of manufacturers


Carlton-Bates Company is more than a distributor of products and a recognized leader in customized services and solutions. We are an innovator dedicated to engaging our clients far deeper than most parts suppliers. We deliver unmatched value through our:


To contact us, please visit

View or order a catalog