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    Agreement enables direct supply of Pfannenberg’s innovative range of thermal management solutions

    Oxford, UK, 26 July 2016 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has signed a long-term distribution partnership agreement with Pfannenberg (UK) Ltd for the supply of the company’s range of enclosure thermal management solutions including devices such as filterfans, cooling units, heaters, thermostats, sounders and beacons.

    The global contract reinforces the existing relationship between the companies and foresees further investment and collaboration with more Pfannenberg products being added to the RS portfolio over the coming months. The agreement enables customers around the world to purchase Pfannenberg products direct from RS stock.

    "Pfannenberg is a well-respected provider of a variety of high-quality thermal management solutions and signalling technologies," said Eric Smith, Head of Product Management IP&E at RS. "This long-term partnership agreement enables RS to service the growing customer base for these products across a variety of applications in many diverse market sectors including transportation, building and medical equipment, as well as conventional and renewable energy and a range of manufacturing industries."

    "RS has a global reputation as a high-quality electronic component distributor that brings class-leading eCommerce capabilities and logistics infrastructure," said Mark Rosten-Edwards, Managing Director at Pfannenberg. "This agreement will provide excellent supply stability for our customer base with fast and easy access to our products and enable us to reach even more customers at a global level."

    Photo caption (left to right):
    Joanne Bradbury, Global Product Group Manager for EMECH, RS; Mark Rosten-Edwards, Managing Director, Pfannenberg; Michael Burns, Global Product Manager (Thermal Management), RS; Fiona Kennedy, Buyer for EMECH, RS.


    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.