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    Highly regarded ICs for power conversion, precision analogue and more strengthen RS position as global first choice for advanced semiconductors

    Oxford, UK, 14 July 2016 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, and Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analogue solutions, have announced a distribution agreement that allows RS to offer the complete Intersil product range to its customers in all territories worldwide.

    The Intersil product range, including solutions for battery management, digital power, high-speed data conversion and signal conditioning, complements the RS portfolio of ICs, discretes and associated components that are trusted by major customers in the industrial, advanced automotive, telecom, high-performance computing, and other dynamic technology sectors. Intersil also has strong optoelectronic, audio, interfacing, switching and multiplexing, and high-reliability product lines, which further boost the selection of high-value-add semiconductors now available at RS.

    "RS Components has a long history of providing great support to the electronics community across many customers, markets and technologies, and this agreement will extend support for our wide range of power and analogue ICs," said Chris Lister, Intersil’s Vice President of Sales. "We see RS as a valuable part of our sales network as we continue to expand our portfolio to address the customers’ design challenges especially in the power management area."

    Jonathan Boxall, Head of Semiconductors at RS, added, "As an authorised distributor for Intersil, we now enjoy an even stronger position as a world-class supplier of high-performance semiconductors. We expect to grow sales rapidly and strongly, leveraging our highly tuned and responsive global logistical infrastructure."

    For further information about the full Intersil product range now available at RS, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com.


    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.