Comprehensive selection, competitive pricing and rapid delivery by RS adds value to innovative, versatile and energy-saving SMC range

HONG KONG, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has significantly expanded its Pneumatics, Hydraulics & Power Transmission portfolio by adding the latest innovations from SMC Pneumatics.

The rapid pace of new product introductions by SMC has added thousands of new part numbers to the RS line-up. The current range includes not only filters, regulators, lubricators (FRLs), valves, cylinders, pressure reducers, hoses and fittings for basic system design and maintenance, but also includes special products such as pressure boosters, flow switches, controllers and vacuum devices.

Recent additions to the SMC range include extremely compact SY7000 series solenoid valves, new AS series speed controllers with one-touch fittings in both metric and US imperial sizes, and extensions to the ZP2V vacuum-saving valve series adding the option of a one-touch fitting type. The latest generations deliver advantages such as greater convenience, space savings, versatility, and increased energy efficiency helping to lower operating costs and environmental impact.

RS works actively with SMC to ensure the best selection of products, and offers competitive prices with rapid delivery from stock. SMC parts are available from RS across EMEA and APAC, and from Allied Electronics in North America. For further information, pricing, and online ordering, please visit the website at http://hken.rs-online.com/web/b/smc/.

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.

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

Further information is available via these links:

@RSElectronics; @alliedelec; @designsparkRS

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http://www.linkedin.com/company/rs-components

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Relevant Links:

Electrocomponents plc
www.electrocomponents.com

RS Components
www.rs-online.com/

DesignSpark
www.designspark.com 

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