SOURCE: Allied Electronics
FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 11, 2012) - Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recognized by Abbatron with the 2011 Distributor of the Year Award. Abbatron, a supplier of electronic hardware, components, test accessories, RF Connectors, cable assemblies and high-performance audio cable connectors, is one of the more than 300 trusted brands Allied is authorized to distribute. The award was given to Allied Electronics for significant sales growth, and strong corporate and sales relationships.
"We have a strong relationship with the Allied team that continues to be a step above every other distributor," says Chuck Erikson, national sales manager at Abbatron. "The Allied sales team outperforms all other distributors in the support they give to Abbatron."
The award, presented to Allied at the EDS Show in Las Vegas, Nev., May 7-10, 2012, was accepted by several Allied Electronics representatives, including Allied Vice President of Product Management and Marketing Scott McLendon.
"Allied Electronics is honored to be recognized by Abbatron with the Distributor of the Year Award," says McLendon. "Abbatron is a true supplier partner. The excellent manner in which they engage with our sales team is a model for success. Moreover, their superior customer service helps us do what we do best -- put the customer first."
About Allied Electronics
Allied Electronics is a small order, high service level distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products with over 50 sales offices across the United States and in Canada. With more than two million parts online and 110,000 products featured in the Allied Catalog, engineers and purchasers often look to Allied for a broad range of product solutions from over 300 world-class suppliers. Allied Electronics and RS Components are trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products headquartered in Oxford, England. www.alliedelec.com
Abbatron, a new company with a long-standing reputation, is a premier supplier of electronic hardware, components, test accessories, RF connectors, cable assemblies and high-performance audio cable connectors. Abbatron acquired the assets of HH Smith and strives to uphold the HHS time-tested quality product line, providing in excess of 5,000 products to companies in 42 different countries. www.abbatron.com