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Allied Electronics

June 07, 2012 05:00 ET

Allied Electronics Named "Distributor of the Year"

Schaffner EMC Inc. Recognizes Allied Electronics for Achieving Significant Growth

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - Jun 7, 2012) - Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), recently received the "Distributor of the Year" Award by Schaffner EMC Inc., the international leader in the development and production of solutions that ensure efficient and reliable operation of electronic systems. Allied received the award for achieving significant growth for 2011.

"Allied Electronics increased business in North America by 30 percent over the previous year," says Ken Bellero, president of the Schaffner USA subsidiary. "This success is clearly the result of our companies working closely together with mutual goals and objectives within the markets in the U.S. that have shown significant growth in the past year."

The award was presented during Schaffner's Awards Reception held during EDS in Las Vegas in May 2012. Several Allied team members accepted the award, including President Lee Davidson, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing Scott McLendon, Product Director Deralee Bowlin and Manager of Supplier Relations Ray Horner.

"We greatly appreciate this recognition from Schaffner," says Lee Davidson. "Schaffner and Allied have grown together over the years and have a great working relationship. It's this close working relationship from the top down at both companies that has helped both succeed and meet our mutual goals."

About Allied Electronics
Allied Electronics is a small order, high service level distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products with over 50 sales offices across the United States and in Canada. With more than two million parts online and more than 115,000 products featured in the Allied Catalog, engineers and purchasers often look to Allied for a broad range of product solutions from over 300 world-class suppliers. Allied Electronics and RS Components are trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the world's leading catalog component distributor headquartered in Oxford, England.

About Schaffner EMC Inc.
The Schaffner Group is an international leader in the development and production of solutions which ensure the efficient and reliable operation of electronic systems. The Group's diverse range of offerings includes EMC components, harmonic filters and magnetic components, as well as the development and implementation of customized solutions. Schaffner also provides on-site service to customers around the world through an efficient, global organization.

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