Oxford, UK, 30 August 2016 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has received an award for outstanding performance from SCHURTER Electronic Components, a leading global manufacturer of electric and electronic components.
A commercial partnership has existed between RS and SCHURTER for many years, offering an extensive portfolio of high-quality components for use in applications such as circuit protection, plugs and connectors, EMV products, switches and input systems.
"This award is apt recognition of our ongoing work to build and maintain successful relationships with suppliers," said Joanne Bradbury, Head of Product Management – Emerging Markets at RS. "The rise in sales of SCHURTER products distributed by RS this year is evidence that this strategic approach is effective in boosting growth and providing competitive advantage."
Mathias Lischer, Distribution Manager at SCHURTER, commented, "RS continues to be our largest high-service distributor in terms of sales revenue and customer base worldwide, and is a vital partner for the commercialisation of our products and brand, reaching key customers across many different markets in Europe and Asia."
Photo caption (left to right):
Andreas Ziegler, Managing Director at SCHURTER Ltd. UK, Mathias Lischer, Distribution Manager and Martin Zarges, President of SCHURTER Division Components presenting the award to Joanne Bradbury, Head of Product Management – Emerging Markets at RS and Michael McIntyre, Product Manager at 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.