From inspirational industry leaders and their stories to DesignSpark tools and the latest technologies in AI and the IoT On show at the RS stand in Hall C5, Stand 147
London, UK, 7 September 2018 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, today announced details of its participation at the electronica trade fair in Munich, Germany, 13-16 November, 2018, where it will be showcasing the latest technologies from world-leading vendors and enabling visitors to find inspiration for their next engineering project. Visitors to the RS stand will also be able take part in many special events, including a Robot Football Tournament, a Wheel of Fortune game and the Big Step Challenge – with many prizes to be won, including a €2500 holiday voucher.
Present on the 450-square-metre RS stand will be key innovators who have been an inspiration to engineers around the world. For example, in the ‘For The Inspired’ zone, visitors can find out more about the innovative projects achieved by customers and suppliers, including:
- ‘Ambionics’ – how its founder, Ben Ryan, is changing young children’s lives by using 3D printing technology to develop prosthetic arms
- Hyperloop – the story of how RS is supporting the HYPED team from the University of Edinburgh to accelerate the development of Hyperloop
- Influential inventor Norbert Heinz – who will be showing a CNC router built with basic electronic components, all controlled by the latest Raspberry Pi
- Industry-leading brands are bringing the latest engineering technologies and products to customers, enabling them to pioneer product developments that transform our world
In the DesignSpark zone, there will be demos of RS’ suite of free and easy-to-use professional CAD software tools; plus innovative designs created using DesignSpark tools and support. And in the ‘RS Pro’ zone there will be a real-life workbench that showcases a range of RS Pro electronics, electrical and mechanical products, including hand tools, tool chests, test and measurement equipment, and the latest RS Pro 3D printer.
In addition to the RS stand, and specifically aimed at the next generation of engineers, RS has a presence in Hall C6 – the electronica experience hall. This area will focus on a range of STEM-based educational demos and activities.
RS will be welcoming visitors at electronica 2018 in Hall C5, Stand 147.
About RS Components
RS Components and Allied Electronics & Automation are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel distributor. We offer more than 500,000 industrial and electronics products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of value-added services to over one million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we ship more than 50,000 parcels a day.
Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2018 had revenues of £1.71bn.
For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com.