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July 25, 2016 11:00:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS EXPANDS INTO SOUTH AMERICA

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), has announced its expansion into South America with the addition of a full-service sales office in Santiago, Chile.


June 23, 2016 10:30:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS ADDS TEST AND MEASUREMENT EXPERTISE WITH ROHDE & SCHWARZ

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today the addition of test and measurement manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz to its portfolio. Rohde & Schwarz is a global leader in wireless communications providing quality, precision and innovation in the mobile radio, wireless, broadcasting, electronics and automotive industries, aerospace and defense, and security industries.


June 16, 2016 1:06:00 PM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS NAMED DISTRIBUTOR PARTNER OF THE YEAR BY NEUTRIK

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was honored with the “Distributor Partner of the Year” Award by Neutrik at EDS 2016, the premier electronics distribution event, held last month in Las Vegas, NV.


June 16, 2016 1:06:00 PM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS AWARDED FOR OUTSTANDING SALES ACHIEVEMENT BY QUALTEK

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was presented with the “Outstanding Sales Achievement” Award by Qualtek at EDS 2016, the premier electronics distribution event, held last month in Las Vegas, NV.


June 8, 2016 1:52:00 PM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS WINS AWARD FOR DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR BY CHERRY/ZF ELECTRONICS

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was honored with “Distributor of the Year” Award by CHERRY/ZF ELECTRONICS at EDS 2016, the premier electronics distribution event, held last month in Las Vegas, NV.


June 7, 2016 1:52:00 PM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS RECEIVES TWO DISTINGUISHED AWARDS FROM HARTING AT EDS 2016

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), won Distinguished Awards for “Distributor of the Year” and “New Product Sales Growth” by HARTING at EDS 2016, the premier electronics distribution event, held last month in Las Vegas, NV.


June 6, 2016 1:52:00 PM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS NAMED EXCLUSIVE NATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR FOR SICK, INC.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that it has been named a national distributor for SICK, Inc., a highly respected manufacturer of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, encoders, and automatic identification solutions for factory, logistics, and process automation.


Feb 18, 2016 1:52:00 PM

New focus on Private Label business drives the global launch of RS Pro

Oxford, UK, 1 February 2016 — RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, are placing a greater focus on their Private Label business with the launch...


Aug 25, 2015 6:34:00 AM

ALLIED OFFERS SAME-DAY DELIVERY TO DALLAS/FORT WORTH METROPLEX

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they are offering Same-Day Delivery to their customers within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex via FedEx.


Jun 29, 2015 9:09:00 AM

ALLIED JOINS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTORS (NAED)

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they have joined the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), a non-profit organization focused on networking, industry advocacy, education, and more within the electrical distribution industry.


Jun 12, 2015 5:31:00 AM

ALLIED INCREASES ITS ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS PORTFOLIO

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they have added 15 new vendors to their already-strong line of electronic components. The new additions cover Semiconductors, Platforms and Development Tools, Display Vendors, Optoelectronics, Crystals and Oscillators, and more.


May 19, 2015 8:27:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS AND ECLIPTEK STREAMLINE AUTOMATED CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they are adopting Ecliptek Corporation’s automated Quick Quote program, as part of its “Globalize the Offer” initiative. An authorized Ecliptek distributor since 1999, Allied will accept all valid quotations generated by the frequency control product company’s online Quick Quote app.


May 7, 2015 12:22:00 PM

RS Components and Allied Electronics sign global distribution agreement with HellermannTyton for cable management products and boost stock of top-selling products

RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced they have signed a global distribution agreement with HellermannTyton, a leading manufacturer of cable management products for fastening, fixing, identifying and protecting cables and their connecting components.


Apr 24, 2015 8:43:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS NAMED INAUGURAL WINNER OF PLATINUM LEVEL STATUS FROM CYPRESS INDUSTRIES

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that it is one of two inaugural winners of the Platinum Level Status award from Cypress Industries. The award recognizes Allied’s exceptional performance, outstanding customer service, and high standards of enthusiasm and ethics on Allied’s part, which Cypress credits with contributing to their own overall growth.


Apr 22, 2015 7:48:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS SUPPORTS FIRST® ROBOTICS COMPETITION

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they are supporting the FIRST® Robotics Competition with a donation of 26 individual products, totaling 434,000 pieces - including diodes, LEDs, resistors, capacitors, fuses, and more - that will be used by contestants as they strive to build a robot to perform prescribed tasks.


Apr 3, 2015 6:24:00 AM

RS Components and Allied Electronics establish new global distribution agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor

RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, have announced a new global distribution agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor. The agreement extends the existing partnership with RS into the US, Canada and Mexico through Allied, its sister company in North America.


Mar 30, 2015 6:42:00 AM

ITT CANNON INDUSTRIAL CONNECTORS NOW AVAILABLE FROM ALLIED

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they are now carrying nearly 500 part numbers from ITT Cannon, a highly respected and in-demand supplier of connectors for the industrial and military/aerospace markets.


Mar 6, 2015 7:03:00 AM

ALLLIED ELECTRONICS RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE BY HONEYWELL

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that it has received the Silver Award for Distributor of the Year from Honeywell Sensing and Control.


Mar 3, 2015 6:01:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS TO CARRY TE CONNECTIVITY’S DEUTSCH CONNECTORS

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they have signed an agreement to carry an extensive line of TE Connectivity’s DEUTSCH Connectors, including Hermetics for use in harsh environments, Common Termination Junction (CJT) modules, designed to conserve space in a variety of applications, and Mil-Spec Contacts, useful in connectors and other electric and electronic components.


Feb 27, 2015 6:36:00 AM

ELECTROCOMPONENTS PLC – DIRECTORATE CHANGE

The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsley Ruth as Group Chief Executive of Electrocomponents plc with effect from 1 April 2015. Lindsley will be based at the Group’s headquarters in Oxford.


Feb 26, 2015 6:06:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS TO CARRY MARQUARDT SWITCHES LINE OF PRODUCTS

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they have added Marquardt Switches to their product portfolio, with hundreds of part numbers in stock and available for immediate shipment.


Feb 6, 2015 12:39:00 PM

RED PITAYA WINS GLOBAL NEW PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD FROM FROST & SULLIVAN

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that Red Pitaya, the pioneering single-board, open instrumentation and control platform that replaces many expensive laboratory and field instruments at a fraction of the price, has been awarded Frost & Sullivan’s 2014 Global New Product Innovation Award in the category of Electronic Test & Measurement Tools.


Feb 5, 2015 6:01:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS SPONSORS GADGET FREAK WORKSHOPS AND GADGET FREAK OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they will sponsor the Gadget Freak Workshops on both February 10 and 11 at 1:00 pm in the Center Stage area of the Anaheim Convention Center. As well, Allied, sponsor of the Gadget Freak of the Year competition, will present a check to the First Place winner on February 10.


Feb 2, 2015 5:51:00 AM

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B available to order from RS Components and Allied Electronics: next-generation low-cost computer board multiplies performance

RS Components (RS), and Allied Electronics (Allied) the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced that the next-generation Raspberry Pi 2 credit-card-sized single-board computer from the Raspberry Pi Foundation is now available to order at www.rs-online.com and www.alliedelec.com.


Dec 9, 2014 6:04:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS OFFERS 35,000 NEW PRODUCTS AS PART OF GLOBAL INITIATIVE

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that it has expanded its portfolio by nearly 35,000 new products from a number of important suppliers – now available through the Allied website – as part of a global initiative.


Oct 29, 2014 6:31:00 AM

LEE DAVIDSON RECEIVES GAIL S. CARTER AWARD

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that past president Lee Davidson has been named the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Gail S. Carter Award, presented on October 28, 2014 at the Electronic Component Industry Association (ECIA) Executive Conference in Chicago.


Oct 24, 2014 6:45:00 AM

Hitaltech announce distribution agreement with Allied Electronics

Hitaltech is pleased to announce that their range of DIN Rail mounting enclosures (manufactured by Italtronic Srl.) are now available to purchase in the US market via Allied Electronics.


Oct 17, 2014 7:38:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS RELEASES 2015 CATALOG

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that their 2015 Catalog is now available. This latest edition adds 7 new suppliers and 8,000 new products to Allied’s portfolio, making it an important desktop tool, especially when used in conjunction with Allied’s extensive eCommerce website, alliedelec.com.


Oct 13, 2014 7:32:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS TURNS AMPHENOL AUDIO UP TO 11

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that it is now an authorized distributor for Amphenol Audio, adding their world-renowned line of audio connectors to Allied’s extensive product portfolio.


Oct 1, 2014 5:53:00 AM

ALLIED TO PARTICIPATE IN LIMITED RELEASE OF FLIR TG165

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they will be one of a very few distributors authorized to sell the new, low-cost FLIR TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer in 2014.


Sep 9, 2014 6:07:00 AM

RS Components launches Internet of Things (IoT) themed area via DesignSpark

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) themed area via its online DesignSpark community, providing software design tools and resources ideal for rapid prototyping and product development.


Sep 3, 2014 6:42:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS EARNS AS9120A CERTIFICATION

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they have received their AS9102A certification. AS9120A is a quality management standard specifically designed to enhance and preserve the integrity of the supply chain for stocking distributors who supply products to customers within the aerospace industry.


Jul 29, 2014 5:15:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS SIGNS EASYBRAID TO ITS PORTFOLIO

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that Minnesota-based EasyBraid Co., a provider and manufacturer of supplies and equipment used in the PCB assembly industry, has joined their growing portfolio of more than 300 world-class suppliers


Jul 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM

ALLIED ELECTRONICS OFFERS 16,000 NEW PRODUCTS AS PART OF GLOBAL INITIATIVE

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that it has expanded its portfolio by more than 16,000 new products from eight of its leading suppliers – now available through the Allied website – as part of a global initiative.


Jul 1, 2014 5:45:00 AM

ALLIED AND DESIGN NEWS REWARD GADGET FREAK DESIGNERS

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that, in conjunction with Design News, the award amounts for the Gadget Freak of the Year winners have been increased to $6,000 for the top winner, and $2,000 each for two runners up.


Jun 23, 2014 7:31:00 AM

ALLIED RECEIVES EXCEPTIONAL SALES GROWTH CALENDAR YEAR 2013 AWARD FROM MAGNECRAFT AT EDS

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), received the Exceptional Sales Growth Calendar Year 2013 Award from Magnecraft at the 2014 EDS Convention, the premier electronics distribution event of the year, held May 6-8 in Las Vegas, NV.


Jun 19, 2014 5:17:00 AM

ALLIED RECEIVES SCHAFFNER’S MARKETING PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD AT EDS

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), received the Marketing Partner of the Year Award from Schaffner at the 2014 EDS Convention, the premier electronics distribution event of the year, held May 6-8 in Las Vegas, NV.


Jun 16, 2014 6:33:00 AM

ALLIED RECEIVES CRYDOM AND CROUZET CONTROL DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD AT EDS

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), received the Crydom and Crouzet Control Distributor of the Year award at the 2014 EDS Convention, the premier electronics distribution event of the year, held May 6-8 in Las Vegas, NV.


Jun 12, 2014 5:30:00 AM

ALLIED RECEIVES GOLD LEVEL DISTRIBUTOR AWARD FROM KEYSTONE AT EDS

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), received the Gold Level Distributor Award for Outstanding Sales Performance from Keystone at the 2014 EDS Convention, the premier electronics distribution event of the year, held May 6-8 in Las Vegas, NV.


Jun 5, 2014 5:12:00 AM

ALLIED GOES INTERACTIVE

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that it has released several interactive product finders that will simplify the way customers shop for needed parts and components.


May 27, 2014 8:04:00 AM

RS Components and Allied Electronics open order books for revolutionary new Red Pitaya open-source test and measurement platform

RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, have announced that they are inviting general orders for Red Pitaya, the pioneering single-board, open instrumentation and control platform that replaces many expensive laboratory and field instruments at a fraction of the price.


May 27, 2014 6:28:00 AM

RIGOL TECHNOLOGIES JOINS ALLIED PORTFOLIO

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that it will add Rigol Technologies’ line of electronic measurement products to their Test & Measurement portfolio.


May 22, 2014 6:10:00 AM

Ray Horner Named Business Development Manager for Allied

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that Ray Horner, has been promoted from Product Marketing Manager to Business Development Manager, effective May 5, 2014.


May 13, 2014 1:48:00 PM

ALLIED TO OFFER 3D PRINTERS AND SUPPLIES

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they are offering a line of 3D printers and supplies from 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD), one of the leading manufacturers of this cutting-edge technology.


Apr 28, 2014 2:11:00 PM

ALLIED SERVES UP RASPBERRY PI TO FIRST® ROBOTICS COMPETITION DEAN’S LIST AWARD FINALISTS

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they will provide a Model A Raspberry Pi computer board to each one of the more than 130 high school-age Dean’s List Award finalists who ...


Apr 28, 2014 1:36:00 PM

ALLIED TO CARRY BRADY CABLE LABELING PRODUCTS

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they have signed an agreement to distribute Brady industrial cable labeling and signage products. With a complete line of solutions, ...


Mar 12, 2014 6:47:00 AM

Allied Electronics to Sponsor Gadget Freak Smackdown at EE Live! 2014

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that the company will sponsor EE Times Gadget Smackdown at this year’s EE Live! 2014 conference to be held March 31 to April 3 in San ...


Feb 4, 2014 2:43:00 PM

Allied Electronics Recognized as 'First Team' Honoree

FORT WORTH, TEXAS –Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recognized in Summit Media Group’s Automation World magazine as a First Team Honoree in its 2013 Leadership in Automation Program. Each year, Automation ...


Dec 10, 2013 6:59:00 AM

Allied Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement with Rittal Corporation

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), recently signed a distribution agreement with Rittal Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of enclosures and climate control products.


Oct 28, 2013 7:15:00 AM

Raspberry Pi infrared camera module available from Allied Electronics shoots for new applications

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, 28 October, 2013 - Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is now selling the latest innovative product ...


Oct 14, 2013 6:00:00 AM

RS Components and Allied Electronics challenge all engineers to speed test the simplicity of free intuitive 3D design tool

OXFORD, UK, 14 October, 2013 - RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is spurring the world’s ...


Oct 4, 2013 11:19:00 AM

DesignSpark Mechanical download figures rocket to more than 50,000

Huge appetite for globally accessible 3D design


Sep 16, 2013 6:16:00 AM

DesignSpark Mechanical

New 3D solid modeling and assembly tool that is available to all – totally free of charge.


Aug 6, 2013 3:24:00 PM

Allied Electronics Commemorates 85th Anniversary with Flag Raising

Allied Electronics Commemorates 85th Anniversary with Flag Raising FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), held a symbolic flag-raising ceremony at its corporate offices in Fort Worth, Texas, on ...


Jun 19, 2013 12:00:00 AM

Allied Electronics Rated Superior Supplier by Boeing

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), recently received the “2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Award - Silver Level” from its customer The Boeing Company. Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading ...


Jun 10, 2013 8:57:00 AM

Allied Electronics Receives Exceptional Rating from Customer Halliburton

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), recently received the “Exceptional Supplier” rating from its customer Halliburton, one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. The ...