RS Components receives award for ‘Outstanding Sales Performance’ from Amphenol Socapex

Interconnect supplier recognises RS’ achievement in boosting sales growth of connector ranges for use in harsh environments

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 an award for ‘Outstanding Sales Performance’ from Amphenol Socapex, part of Amphenol Corporation, one of the world’s largest interconnect manufacturers.

The award accredits RS’ substantial contribution during 2011 to the sales growth of the RJ Field Ethernet connector series and the USB Field connection system designed for use in harsh environments in a wide variety of industrial, military and transportation applications. Additionally, the award acknowledges the excellent inventory support and delivery service provided by RS for these product ranges throughout Europe and Asia Pacific.

Presenting the award on behalf of Amphenol Socapex, Michel Albrieux, General Manager, said, “The superior quality of RS’ service over the past year, from the ease and efficiency with which customers are able to find and buy our products on the RS website to the fast, reliable delivery from the RS warehouses across Europe and Asia Pac, has significantly increased our access to customers in these regions and boosted sales growth for our business.”

For RS, Fred Knowles, Head of Product Management, added, “Giving customers fast, easy access to the right products for their applications is an intrinsic part of RS’ business approach and is a key factor in the success of the entire supply chain.  Supplier awards such as this one from Amphenol Socapex, which recognise our role in the company’s growth, are a validation that RS is on target in its efforts to achieve and maintain the highest levels of service.”