SOURCE: Allied Electronics

Allied Electronics

April 18, 2011 10:33 ET

Allied Electronics & RS Components Named Global Distributor of the Year by Crydom

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 18, 2011) - Allied Electronics and RS Components, trading brands for Electrocomponents plc, were recently named Global Distributor of the Year by Crydom, a manufacturer of solid state relays and controls. Allied & RS received the prestigious award for outstanding support in several key areas, including Best-in-Class Relationships/Collaboration in North America, Europe and Asia; New Product Introduction; Marketing and Web Site Excellence; Customer Account Expansion; Local Market Engagement; Inventory Positioning; and more.

"It is a pleasure to recognize Allied Electronics, along with RS Components in Europe and Asia, as the recipient of Crydom's first Global Distribution Award for 2010," comments Jean-Marc Theolier, General Manager of Crydom. "Allied is unsurpassed in its ability to aggressively market and drive sales at the OEM account base, which serves as a launching pad for our new product strategy and mutual growth in North America. We want to thank the entire Allied team, and we look forward to increasing our partnership as we move forward into 2011."

Allied and RS were both presented the Global Distributor of the Year Award on March 3, 2011. Todd Lytle, National Distribution Sales Manager, and Scott Best, National Sales Manager for the U.S. and Canada, presented the award to Allied on behalf of Crydom at Allied's corporate office in Fort Worth, Texas.

"Allied is proud to be recognized along with RS Components for our global performance," says Lee Davidson, President of Allied. "Allied's success can be attributed to our focused approach of putting the customer first and great relationships with our supplier partners such as Crydom. "

About Crydom
Crydom, a brand of Custom Sensors & Technologies, is an expert in solid state relay and controls technology. Crydom offers a wide variety of off-the-shelf solid state relays and contactors, I/O modules and mounting boards, and controls and power modules. Crydom specializes in custom designed solid state switching solutions for any application.

About Allied Electronics & RS Components
Allied Electronics' headquarters are located in Fort Worth, Texas, with 53 sales offices across the United States and Canada. Allied is a subsidiary of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the world leading catalog component distributor. Electrocomponents has operations in six continents and headquarters in Oxford, England.

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