Electrocomponents Appoints New President for Allied Electronics

Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced the appointment of Steve Newland as President, Allied Electronics. He will join Electrocomponents on 7 February as a member of the Executive Management Team, reporting directly to CEO Lindsley Ruth. As President, Steve will be responsible for driving transformational and profitable growth in the…

RS Components Joins ECIA

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…

Politics Aside, in 2017 the Business of Electronics Goes on

Politics will not determine your company’s success or failure in 2017, notwithstanding all the extraordinary events of the last year. As important as the ballot box is, it has significant limitations in the business world. Information about your company, its industry segment, the competitive landscape, market opportunities and challenges and how you harness these will…

Electrocomponents Names Culver President of RS as it Bulks up for Growth

Electrocomponents PLC has named Marianne Culver president of RS Components, appointing a seasoned industry executive with experience in distribution and logistics to head one of the U.K.-based distributor’s biggest operating divisions. Culver’s appointment is the latest in a string of executive decisions by group CEO Lindsley Ruth to strengthen the company’s management team as it…

Electronics Industry Optimism Surging as 2017 Knocks

Finding an electronics industry executive at Electronica 2016 who isn’t gung ho about the prospects for the sector in 2017 and over the next several years won’t be impossible but it’s certainly not going to be easy. On the second day of the biennial exhibition that brings together designers, suppliers and manufacturers to the high-tech…

Electrocomponents: Stabilized, Growing and Ready for Acquisitions

Electrocomponents PLC is getting closer to where Lindsley Ruth wants the company to be when he joined as group CEO nearly 18 months ago. Last week, the electronics components distributor announced financial results that appear to justify a recent management overhaul, product realignment and other strategic reorganization actions initiated in mid-2015. Analysts, shareholders and other…

RS Supplies Schneider Electric NFC Timing Relays

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced that it is the first distributor to market with the high-quality NFC timing relay from Schneider Electric, which offers control and monitoring of a timing relay via NFC (Near Field Communication) using a smartphone or tablet. The product is…

RS Components Adds Motion Control Products

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (ECM.L), the global distributor for engineers, has announced a range of products and solutions to help companies involved in motion control applications equip and maintain systems, such as conveyors, used in diverse industries including automotive, packaging, manufacturing and production or in the chemical or food and…

Distribution Tackles Market Upheaval with Executive Overhaul

The electronics distribution industry is experiencing significant changes in the ranks of its senior executives as the sector fights to spur growth and reverse years of lackluster performance. That’s what happens when companies don’t perform as well as expected but recent changes at the apex of the leading distribution companies indicate the sector may be…