Shanghai, China, 19 October 2016 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has again been awarded the ‘Top Ten Overseas Brand Distributor’ by Electronics Supply and Manufacturing China (ESM China), in its 2016 ESM China Distributor Awards. RS was selected for its strong brand identity, effective product marketing and service excellence in China. This is the second consecutive year RS has won this prestigious award.
The annual ESM China Distributor Awards, established in 2001, is an industry award that recognises outstanding distributors in China. Nomination is open to all distributors with operations in China. Finalists are shortlisted by ESM China analysts, and winners are selected through online voting by managers in the electronics industry.
"We are extremely pleased and honoured to receive this Top Ten Overseas Distributor Award once more," said Jürgen Lampert, Vice President APAC at RS. "At RS, we continually strive to provide our customers with ease of sourcing from a broad and relevant product range with market-leading availability in China. And our ability to work closely with our strategic suppliers ensures we can maintain a seamless supply chain in China. It's very gratifying to see our efforts recognised within the industry and by users in China."
RS offers electronics, automation and control components, and tools and consumables to over one million users globally. Backed by almost 20 years of experience in Asia, the RS team is committed to offering a brilliant customer experience through innovative solutions that meet engineers’ needs for various procurement, asset management and design projects. RS is also focused on delivering and keeping its promise to customers, making it easy for them to find, research and buy exactly what they need and when they need it. The distributor maintains a state-of-the-art warehouse in Shanghai, where 100,000 products are available for same-day despatch and a total of 150,000 products are available customs-cleared, making sure that it delivers on time and to promise.
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.