RS Components Launches new Range of Allen-Bradley PLCs

CORBY, England, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Allen-Bradley Micro 830 family offers customers value for money and free programming software

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products including batteries and connectors, is now stocking the Allen-Bradley Micro 830 range of compact programmable logic controller (PLC) kits. The new PLCs offer customers great value for money together with free programming software.

The launch is highly anticipated by the PLC community as it's the first time in ten years that Allen-Bradley has introduced a new compact PLC platform to market. Offering customers a more compact solution and a higher level of I/O customisation - without adding any cost, the Micro 830 presents an outstanding price to performance ratio. It also has the benefit of coming with free software.

Mark James, RS Product Marketing Manager, Automation and Control, comments: "We are delighted to stock the new Allen Bradley range. The free software enables customers to explore before they buy, offering great value for money. By increasing the level of customisation available, the kit will no doubt be a very popular addition to our extensive range of products in this area."

RS is one of only three distributors to offer the Allen-Bradley Micro 830 PLC range which is in stock now. For more information go to rshttp://www.com/automation

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About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. Through operations in 32 countries and 17 warehouses, the Group serves 1.6 million customers worldwide and distributes 550,000 products ranging from semiconductors and optoelectronics to power tools and protective clothing. The product and service portfolio supports the entire product lifecycle from R&D through pre-production to maintenance and repair. The Group ships more than 46,000 parcels on the same day the orders are received.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year to 31 March 2011 had revenues of £1.18bn.

For more information, please visit the website at http://www.rs-components.com.

Further information is available via these links:

RS Components on Linkedin

http://www.linkedin.com/company/rs-components

Electrocomponents plc

http://www.electrocomponents.com

SOURCE RS Components




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