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Allied Electronics

August 19, 2011 05:00 ET

Allied Electronics Recognized for Outstanding Growth by Carlo Gavazzi

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - Aug 19, 2011) - Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), recently received the Distribution Recognition Award by Carlo Gavazzi Automation Components, a manufacturer of products for industrial automation, energy and building automation. Allied received the award for achieving significant growth for FY11.

"During our 2010-2011 fiscal year, Allied Electronics increased business by 38 percent over the previous year," says Wayne Shaffer, vice president of sales at Carlo Gavazzi. "This success is clearly the result of our companies sharing mutual growth objectives and putting actions behind the strategies agreed upon during our meetings."

The award was presented in August 2011 at Allied's corporate office in Fort Worth, Texas, by Regional Sales Manager Robert Sturkey and Area Sales Manager Steve Falcone. Several Allied team members accepted the award, including Product Director Frank Cantwell, Fort Worth Branch Manager Chris Cole and Product Manager Tim Oldham.

"Allied Electronics is proud and honored to be recognized by Carlo Gavazzi with the Distribution Recognition Award," says Lee Davidson. "Allied's growth and success can be attributed to our focused approach of putting the customer first and working closely with our supplier partners such as Carlo Gavazzi."

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 Carlo Gavazzi
Carlo Gavazzi is a publicly quoted international group active in designing, manufacturing and marketing of electronic equipment targeted at the global markets of industrial and building automation.

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