ECIA is pleased to welcome RS Components (RS) to its growing family of electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors. RS Components and its sister North American based company, Allied Electronics, are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, a global, engineering focused distributor.
“RS Components, with its strong presence in EMEA, helps ECIA in our strategy to expand into regions beyond the Americas,” explained Victor Meijers, ECIA senior vice president. “RS has an inventory of more than 500,000 products, offering visitors to ECIAauthorized.com the ability to source RS components in the 32 countries where they do business. We know our members will enjoy getting to know these talented people across the pond.”
“The ECIA is a key organization for the electronic component supply chain, and especially so for the US marketplace, where our Allied brand is already a member,” said Lindsley Ruth, Group Chief Executive at Electrocomponents. ”This latest RS membership of ECIA will provide an even greater level of confidence to our customers globally that RS is a top-line authorised distributor of genuine electronic components, equipment and board-level systems from leading manufacturers.”
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 more than 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 electronic components, electrical, automation and control, and test and measurement equipment, and engineering tools and consumables.
Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2016 had revenues of £1.29bn.
For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com.
The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is made up of the leading electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors. ECIA members share a common goal of promoting and improving the business environment for the authorized sale of electronic components to the end customer. Comprised of a broad array of leaders and professionals representing all phases of the electronics components supply chain, ECIA is where business optimization, product authentication and industry advocacy come together. ECIA members develop industry guidelines and technical standards, as well as generate critical business intelligence. For more information, visit www.ecianow.org or call 678-393-9990.