RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has entered a supply agreement with B&R Enclosures, Australasia's leading specialist in the design and manufacture of enclosures, racks and cabinets. The partnership enables customers in Australia and New Zealand to benefit from RS' eCommerce strengths.
RS is continually adding leading Australasian brands to its range for the benefit of its customers, with B&R Enclosures becoming the latest addition. Australasian customers will have access to over 150 standard enclosures and accessories from the B&R product portfolio with free next-day delivery when ordered online with RS. Customers will also benefit from local sales support from RS and B&R Enclosures through joint customer visits and road shows.
Simon Pullinger, Head of Product & Supplier Management, RS Components Australasia said, "This partnership will deliver great benefits to our end users especially in the F&B manufacturing industry where we are seeing strong demand. Customers from the mining, utilities, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, packaging and electrical and metal work sub sectors will also benefit from the combination of B&R's market-leading products and technical excellence with our high local stock availability and superior online customer experience. The RS website provides customers with the latest stock level, pricing and technical data information and with our advanced search engine, they will be able to find products and order them in seconds."
Commenting on the newly formed relationship, Chris Bridges Taylor, General Manager, B&R Enclosures said, "B&R Enclosures is pleased to expand our existing network of distributors by partnering with RS Components who are leaders in online distribution. We can see that eCommerce is gaining popularity as a mode of doing business in Australasia, and working with RS will enhance our capability to deliver into this market. As an innovative Australian manufacturer, we look forward to providing service and superior quality products to the customers of RS."
RS is Australasia's leading high-service distributor of automation, industrial and electronics products serving over 30,000 customers across the Australia and New Zealand markets. Over 150 of B&R Enclosures' products, including standard industrial enclosures and data cabinets, are now available for next-day delivery from the RS website.
About B&R Enclosures
B&R Enclosures is a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of enclosures and cabinets for a wide variety of markets from industrial, commercial and data ICT to residential in Australasia. It is also the largest manufacturer of enclosure systems turning over more than 1 million enclosures and accessories per year.
For 60 years, B&R has built a reputation for excellence in the design and manufacture of enclosures. The company are certified to ISO9001:2008 and accredited by the Australian Stainless Steel Association as a superior producer of stainless steel products, working to industry best practice. B&R provide enclosures that are NATA tested and certified for protection against the entry of dust and water in demanding conditions.
About RS Components
RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer around 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include semiconductors, interconnect, passives and electromechanical, automation and control, electrical, test and measurement, tools and consumables.
Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2014had revenues of GBP1.27bn.
For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com.