New M221 Starter Kit, only from RS Components, eases entry to vast Schneider range meeting virtually every panel-building and maintenance need

HONG KONG, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has launched a new and exclusive starter kit that simplifies control-panel design using the advanced Schneider Electric M221 logic controller.

The Modicon M221 is a versatile PLC that offers the industry’s best performance for its size, with easy programming, scalability, and minimal installation requirements.

As global distributor for Schneider Electric, RS has a wide range of competitively priced products available from stock to support innovative new panel designs, or for maintenance and refurbishment. These cover the vast majority of component needs, including enclosures, contactors, circuit protection, circuit breakers, motor-control devices, PLCs, HMIs, pushbuttons, sounders, beacons, and many more.

Further key products include Acti 9, which is recognised as the fastest, simplest, and most efficient power distribution system in the market. In addition, the Altivar 32 extra-slim variable-speed motor drive saves up to 40% of cabinet space, while the market-leading Tesys D contactor range features patented EverLink interconnect technology to ensure the integrity of high-current connections.

For further information, pricing, and online ordering, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com.

About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer around 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include semiconductors, interconnect, passives and electromechanical, automation and control, electrical, test and measurement, tools and consumables.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2014 had revenues of GBP1.27bn.

For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com.

Further information is available via these links:

Twitter: @RSComponents; @alliedelec; @designsparkRS

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Relevant Links:

Electrocomponents plc
www.electrocomponents.com

RS Components
www.rs-online.com

DesignSpark
http://www.designspark.com

RS Components
Tan Soo Chun
Public Relations Manager – Asia Pacific
Email: 
soochun.tan@rs-components.com 
Telephone: +65-6391-5745

Edelman Public Relations (Singapore)
Yvette Yeo
Manager
Email: 
yvette.yeo@edelman.com 
Telephone: +65-6347-2355

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