The addition of 1000 new switches, joysticks & led indicators drives sales success

RS008-APEMRS Components (RS) the world’s largest high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), has been named ‘Best High Service Distributor 2010’ by leading switch, joysticks & led indicators manufacturer APEM. The distributor has added a further 1000 products from APEM to its inventory over the past year, including mechanical and piezo switches, industrial joysticks, keypads and keyboards.

Eric Plantié, APEM’s corporate deputy general manager, remarked, “We selected RS for this award because it’s our best distributor. The company has a win-win approach and works closely with us to plan for our mutual success.”

RS’ category business manager, Valérie Ramon, added, “The breadth of products now available from APEM makes a major contribution to our goal of making it easy for engineers to find, design-in and buy electronic components. Finding the right electro-mechanical product can be a particular challenge but APEM brings over 60 years’ experience to man-machine interface design and with our expanded stock profile we can now meet the requirements of nearly every application.”

The full APEM range available from RS can be found at This award is the most recent in a series of supplier accolades received by RS in the last few months.

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