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…

RS Stocks Intel Joule Development Platform

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced availability of the new Intel® Joule™ platform, which includes high-performance compute modules and kits for developers, inventors, and entrepreneurs working on innovative applications enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT). The multipurpose Intel Joule platform is ideal for a wide variety of…

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…

RS Components Stocks Molex Nano-Fit Connectors

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has introduced a new addition to its Molex range of high-quality connectors. The new Molex Nano-Fit™ power connector system is suitable for use across a wide range of market sectors including aerospace and defence, automotive, telecommunications, medical, industrial and home appliances. The…

ECIA Announces Marketing Awards

Rosemont, Ill. –The winners of the ECIA Marketing Awards were announced at the 2016 ECIA Executive Conference in Chicago on October 24th. The award program, co-sponsored by Penton’s Design Engineering & Sourcing Group and ECIA, honored ECIA member companies for outstanding marketing efforts during 2015- 2016. The contest provides ECIA members a chance to spotlight their marketing materials…

RS, Ebm-papst Renew Distribution Agreement

Singapore — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has renewed its agreement with ebm-papst to supply high efficiency fans and motor products from the leading global manufacturer throughout the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. The partnership between the two companies spans more than three decades, and today RS retains the most comprehensive stocked…

RS Components Expands IP67 Connector Portfolio

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its portfolio of high-quality connectivity solutions with the EDAC 572 and 560 series of IP67-rated connectors, which offer simple, safe connections for a wide variety of outdoor and ruggedised applications including LED lighting, medical, marine and hydroponic cultivation, access control, external…

RS Components Adds New Logic Controllers

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its portfolio of high-quality own-brand products with the RS Pro range of logic controllers, which offer affordable basic control for applications such as packaging machines, light control, home automation and filling systems. Intelligent and communicative devices such as logic controllers…

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 Molex USB Type-C Connector

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has augmented its growing range of USB-C solutions with Molex’s new USB-C connector and complement of cable assemblies, which targets a wide range of electronics applications in consumer markets as well as automation and control systems, automotive and telecoms and…