OXFORD, England, February 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Achievement Recognises Outstanding Sales of Agilent Bench and Hand-held Test & Measurement Products Throughout 2010
RS Components, the world's largest high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), has received the 2010 Distribution Excellence award for EMEA from Agilent Technologies. This annual award reflects the outstanding sales performance achieved by RS on Agilent products in the last 12 months and was presented during their EMEA distribution conference in Barcelona.
Announcing the award, Benoit Neel, VP Sales and General Manager, EMEA region for Agilent, said: "2010 provided an interesting sales environment as the markets rebounded from the downturn of the previous year. Throughout the year RS has made a huge impact in helping Agilent to grow market reach and customer numbers across the EMEA region. Our congratulations go to the whole team."
"Our relationship with Agilent has grown and strengthened throughout 2010 and we are delighted to be presented with their Distribution Excellence award," said Jonathan Metcalfe, Global Strategic Supplier Manager for RS. "The outstanding support provided by the Agilent distribution team together with its market leading products has enabled RS to achieve market-leading growth rates on their product range. We are looking forward to building on that success in the coming year."
The broad portfolio of products and supporting documentation from Agilent Technologies is available from RS and can be easily accessed at http://rswww.com.
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, electronics and communications. The company's 18,500 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $5.4 billion in fiscal 2010. Information about Agilent is available at http://www.agilent.com
About RS Components
RS Components is the world's largest distributor of electronics and maintenance products serving 1.5 million customers worldwide. Through operations in 27 countries and 17 warehouses, the Group distributes 500,000 products ranging from semiconductors and optoelectronics to power tools and protective clothing. The product and service portfolio supports the entire product lifecycle from R&D through pre-production to maintenance and repair, shipping around 40,000 orders on the same day they are received.
RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc. The Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year to 31 March 2010 had revenues of GBP972.6 million. For more information, please visit the website at http://www.rs-components.com
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