SOURCE: Allied Electronics
FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 9, 2012) - Allied Electronics and RS Components, trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), have been honored with two awards for distribution excellence by Crydom, Inc. Allied was named 2011 New Product Introduction Champion Distributor for North America, and RS was presented with the 2011 Outstanding Sales Achievement Award for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
Allied was awarded the New Product Introduction Champion Distributor for its successful lead on new product introductions into the marketplace. The Outstanding Sales Achievement Award was presented to RS for its proven ability to service a growing number of customers in the EMEA region utilizing a multichannel sales strategy across Crydom's extensive product offer.
"It is with great pleasure that we recognize both RS Components and Allied Electronics…," comments Albert Vazquez, global sales director at Crydom. "Through a highly developed online presence, focused marketing, excellent logistics and a clear commitment to service, RS continues to be a very strong channel partner to Crydom in EMEA. Allied's speed to market, cohesive marketing programs, inventory and branch support to each and every one of our NPIs is evidence of a strong and successful partnership. We are grateful for what have been very successful collaborations in 2011, and have great expectations for 2012 and beyond."
"We are delighted that both RS and Allied have been commended…," says Kevin Thompson, general manager maintenance at Electrocomponents. "This acknowledges the commitment and focus of our people to meet customer needs with an ever-improving offer and service. By continuing to work closely with Crydom, we will successfully seed new products within the engineering community across the markets."
About Allied Electronics and RS Components
Allied Electronics and RS Components are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. With operations in 32 countries, the group offers more than 550,000 products through the Internet, catalogs and trade counters to over one million customers.
Crydom, Inc., a brand of Custom Sensors & Technologies, is an expert in Solid State Relay and Controls Technology. Crydom manufactures and commercializes two brands of Solid State Relays around the world -- Crydom and Crouzet.