New direct distribution agreement expands high-quality backup and storage portfolio at competitive prices

HONG KONG, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, is now able to distribute attractively priced FIAMM lead-acid batteries worldwide, having established a new direct agreement with the Italian manufacturer.

FIAMM lead-acid batteries now available globally from RS Components
FIAMM lead-acid batteries now available globally from RS Components


The FIAMM range in stock now at RS comprises 23 models offering customers a selection of 6V and 12V batteries, in a range of sizes and with capacity from 1.2Ah to 70Ah. Optimised for a discharge profile of 15 minutes to 20 hours, the batteries can provide backup power for systems such as emergency lighting, signalling, security alarms or UPS. They also perform well in small traction applications, marine uses, and renewable energy storage.

The high quality units are dependable, durable, and economical to own, with design life of up to five years with float charging and controlled ambient temperature. Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) and Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) technologies, and 99% internal gas recombination, ensure safe, maintenance-free operation with no topping up required. The batteries are non-spillable, non-hazardous for transportation, and 100% recyclable.

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.

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RS Components
Tan Soo Chun
Public Relations Manager – Asia Pacific
Telephone: +65-6391-5745

Edelman Public Relations (Singapore)
Yvette Yeo
Telephone: +65-6347-2355

Further information is available via these links:

@RSElectronics; @alliedelec; @designsparkRS

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