RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has received the award for ‘Outstanding Performance in High Service Level Distribution within Europe’ from FCI, a leading supplier of connectors and interconnect systems. Cooperating in strategic partnership with FCI, RS has delivered unmatched service levels during the year, while more than doubling its FCI offering to provide customers with a substantially broader range of products from the connector manufacturer.
RS customers now have access to more than 1,000 parts from FCI’s established core ranges, including the Basics+ range of standard connectors for board-to-board and wire/cable-to-board applications, in addition to the latest FCI product releases such as the APEX family of automotive-class wire-to-wire and wire-to-device connectors and terminal products.
Ronald Velda, Sales Director, EMEA Distribution, FCI, said, “The exceptional level of service provided by RS over the past year has enabled us to accelerate our sales growth worldwide and complements perfectly our key strategic initiative to ensure customer satisfaction at all times and at all levels through a culture of responsiveness, availability and flexibility.”
Receiving the award, Fred Knowles, Head of Product Management, Electronics at RS Components, said, “We are delighted to be recognised for our work with FCI and are continuing to expand the number of lines available to bring the most comprehensive FCI product offering to customers.”
“Our advanced online resources give customers greater flexibility and convenience in the way they find, design and buy-in their products and allow us to offer competitive pricing on our entire range.”
In addition to new product introductions, 3D models for individual product ranges and comprehensive product information is available online.