YAPHANK, NY--(Marketwire - Dec 10, 2012) -  After 11 years in business, with a focus on sourcing hard-to-find electronic components for electronics manufacturers, 1-Source Electronic Components announced the launch of an online store. The web store, which has been integrated into 1-Source's existing website, features online shopping with extensive product information.

The 1-Source web store features more than 3 million different electronic parts and related products. Of these, 500,000 are franchised items with current pricing, product images, detailed specifications, and data sheets. These products may be ordered right on the website and shipped quickly with minimal human interaction. A customer service team is available to help via email or phone, and a toll-free number is provided. Hard-to-find parts are still available via an online Rapid Quote Request or a phone call.

Since 2001, 1-Source has supplied hard-to-find and obsolete electronic components in addition to franchised parts to manufacturers as well as other component distributors. 1-Source's proprietary software and their worldwide network of manufacturers and distributors have helped customers obtain parts that would otherwise be very difficult to find.

The web store had been in planning and development for several months, and 1-Source had hinted about its imminent release in recent weeks. A complete overhaul of the website was needed in order to accommodate the web store.

Existing customers were the first to be notified of the new store, and their opinions and suggestions for improvement were requested. The feedback has been very positive, and the 1-Source development team has already begun to implement suggested improvements. Customers have expressed appreciation for the new web store which they referred to as "well laid out, practical, and easy to use." Here are some comments the company has received from customers since the recent release:

"I am glad to see that you now have an online store. It will make looking for rare parts so much easier and less time consuming. I expect we will receive the same great service."

"I love to see the prices on the website! Along with the specs and technical data sheets. It makes my job a lot easier."

"It's great, it will save me a lot of time."

"I like it! I never knew you had so much to offer! I have already saved your web store to my 'favorites' list for quick and easy access in the future! Now I know why you call it 1-Source!"

The 1-Source staff is pleased with the response, and Executive Vice President Robert Lodato stated, "We're looking forward to the web store helping us provide better service and develop closer relationships with our customers. This will create new opportunities for company growth in the coming year and beyond. It will also help to reinforce the company's credentials as a leading worldwide distributor of electronic components."

For more information visit www.1SourceComponents.com.

Contact Information:

Richard Lodato
1-631-642-2479 Ext.202