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15 Jan 2019
RS Components joins ‘The 5% Club’ and further increases its commitment to ‘earn and learn’ programmes
RS Components joins ‘The 5% Club’ and further increases its commitment to ‘earn and learn’ programmes

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, today announced its membership of ‘The 5% Club’, an important initiative in which employer members aspire to achieve 5% of their workforce in ‘earn and learn’ positions. Such positions include apprenticeships, sponsored students and graduates on formalised training schemes, with the target of 5% being reached within five years of joining the club. Membership of the club both complements and further strengthens the extensive efforts of RS in delivering new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) based work and educational opportunities for young people.

15 Jan 2019
RS Components introduces powerful multifunction motor-drive analysers from Fluke
RS Components introduces powerful multifunction motor-drive analysers from Fluke

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, has announced two motor-drive analysers from test and measurement maker Fluke that help safely locate and troubleshoot typical problems on inverter type motor-drive systems.

10 Jan 2019
RS Components adds new high-voltage bidirectional buck-boost controller board from Renesas Electronics
RS Components adds new high-voltage bidirectional buck-boost controller board from Renesas Electronics

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, is now shipping a new board that has been designed for the evaluation of Renesas Electronics’ recently launched ISL81601 bidirectional buck-boost controller IC.

8 Jan 2019
RS Components introduces new version of entry-level Arduino Uno WiFi board for IoT projects
RS Components introduces new version of entry-level Arduino Uno WiFi board for IoT projects

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, has announced availability of a new Arduino board that comes with WiFi wireless networking capability and more processing power than previously available, by integrating a new 8-bit microprocessor from Microchip.