SOURCE: Allied Electronics

Allied Electronics

May 30, 2012 05:00 ET

Allied Electronics Recognized for Highest Growth by CHERRY

Allied Electronics Receives Highest Growth Award From CHERRY for Providing Outstanding Service and Support With Significant Sales Growth

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), was recognized by CHERRY with the 2011 CHERRY Partners in Growth Award. CHERRY is one of the more than 300 trusted brands Allied is authorized to distribute. The award is presented annually to the distributor that provides outstanding service and support for the CHERRY brand at both the corporate and field sales level with significant sales growth.

"We're proud to present the 2011 CHERRY Partners in Growth Award to Allied Electronics," says Jim St. Peter, CHERRY Industrial Solutions sales manager for North America. "Allied Electronics has long been an excellent channel partner for ZF Electronics' CHERRY-branded switches, sensors and computer input devices."

The award, presented to Allied at the EDS Show in Las Vegas, Nev., May 7-10, 2012, was accepted by several Allied Electronics representatives, including President Lee Davidson, Northern Divisional Sales Director Frank Kancylarz and Product Marketing Manager John Overholt.

"Allied Electronics is proud to be recognized by CHERRY with the Partners in Growth Award," says Lee Davidson. "Allied's significant growth with CHERRY can be attributed to our steadfast approach of putting the customer first and working closely with CHERRY staff."

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 CHERRY and ZF Electronics
CHERRY is a business unit of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, one of the world's leading automotive industry suppliers, specializing in driveline and chassis technologies. CHERRY is a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of computer keyboards, snap-action and rocker switches, magnetic sensors and controls, and automotive modules. www.cherrycorp.com

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