SOURCE: Allied Electronics

Allied Electronics

July 16, 2012 05:00 ET

Allied Electronics Recognized for e-Commerce Distributor Excellence

Bourns Inc. Recognizes Allied for the Highest Percentage Growth From 2010 to 2011

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 16, 2012) - Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recognized by Bourns Inc. with the e-Commerce Distributor Excellence Award for 2011. Bourns, one of the more than 300 trusted brands Allied is authorized to distribute, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of automotive sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic products, microelectronic modules, precision potentiometers, panel controls, encoders and resistive products. The award was given to Allied Electronics for the highest percentage growth from 2010 to 2011.

"We are pleased to award Allied with the 2011 Bourns e-Commerce Distributor Excellence Award for highest growth in the Americas," says Sid Kalantar, Bourns Vice President of Sales, Americas. "Allied outpaced all other Bourns e-Commerce distributors in 2011 by achieving highest point of sale growth for Bourns."

The award, presented to Allied at the EDS Show in Las Vegas, Nev., May 7-10, 2012, was accepted by several Allied team members.

"Considering the tough competition, it is quite an honor to be recognized by Bourns as the e-Commerce Distributor of the Year," says Scott McLendon, vice president of product management and marketing at Allied. "Our mutual success and growth can be attributed to increased engagement with our sales offices and increased inventory investment." 

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 110,000 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 high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products headquartered in Oxford, England. www.alliedelec.com

About Bourns
Bourns, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of automotive sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic products, microelectronic modules, precision potentiometers, panel controls and encoders and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, Calif., Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including telecommunications, computer, industrial, instrumentation, automotive, consumer, non-critical life support medical, audio and various other market segments. Bourns products are manufactured according to ISO-9000 standards under Six Sigma quality programs. www.bourns.com

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