SOURCE: Allied Electronics

Allied Electronics

March 15, 2011 05:00 ET

Allied Electronics Celebrates Earth Day With Green Week & Design Green Contest

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - Allied Electronics is gearing up to celebrate Green Week 2011, April 18-22, in honor of Earth Day 2011. Allied's Green Week will feature a design competition, a "green" home page and "green acts."

To encourage engineers to think green, Allied is holding a Design Green Contest. From March 15 through April 15, contestants can submit their environmentally friendly product design ideas. Winners will be announced on Earth Day, April 22, with the grand prize winner receiving a $500 American Express gift card and two runners-up each receiving a $250 ThinkGeek gift card. For more information, visit

To inspire employees to live greener, Allied is promoting the "Commit a Billion Acts of Green" 2011 Earth Day campaign. Employees are encouraged to look for ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. They can go to to view acts of green and make their pledges.

Additional plans for Green Week include turning the Allied home page,, from "red" to "green," and it will feature environmentally friendly products for the duration of the week.

"Allied is committed to environmentally friendly and sustainable operations," says Lee Davidson, Allied President. "Green Week 2011 provides an opportunity to influence engineers, customers and Allied employees to incorporate sustainable measures in their work and daily lives."

Allied demonstrates its commitment to environmental protection and sustainability year-round at its corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. The entire building, front office and warehouse utilize the latest in technology and state-of-the-art systems to ensure Allied operates an energy-efficient and environmentally friendly facility.

About Allied Electronics
Allied Electronics, a distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products, employs more than 700 people in its Fort Worth corporate office and 50-plus sales offices across the United States and Canada. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer (m/f/v/d) committed to diversity, Allied is recruiting high-energy individuals who enjoy working hard and being a part of a successful team. Due to boosted sales, Allied has increased hiring for individuals with distribution backgrounds. For more information about Allied, Green Week and available career opportunities, visit

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