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RS Components launches special promotion on Facom tools and accessories to mark 100-year anniversary

Wide range of limited edition high-quality tools now shipping as Facom brand celebrates its centenary

London, UK, 31 May 2018:

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, has announced a special promotion on a range of Facom limited-edition tools and accessories as part of the centennial celebrations for the well-known French brand.

Now part of Stanley Black and Decker, the Facom brand began in 1918 and sits at the high end of the market, targeting tradespeople and maintenance professionals in the construction and other industrial sectors. The Facom limited-edition products will be available to the market from RS while stocks last.

The 100-year anniversary limited-edition tools and accessories on offer include: long-nose clamp pliers; a 38-piece socket and bit set; a 12-piece spanner set; a nine-piece hex-key set; a 29-piece toolset; a hacksaw; a stainless-steel knife; a six-drawer tool trolley; and a three-drawer ‘ToughSystem’ storage module.

In addition, as part of the special promotion, RS will be holding a competition on its engineering community site – DesignSpark – where it will be giving away some of these limited-edition Facom products.

“Customers know exactly what to expect from Facom tools,” said Rashdeep Kelf, Senior Product Marketing Manager at RS. “From the creation of the Facom 101 adjustable spanner in the early days of post-war France to its wide portfolio of industrial tools available today, Facom has built up a reputation for delivering unequalled levels of quality and reliability to engineering professionals.”

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About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics & Automation are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel distributor. We offer more than 500,000 industrial and electronics products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of value-added services to over one million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we ship more than 50,000 parcels a day.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2018 had revenues of £1.71bn.

For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com.

Editorial Contacts
Aakriti Kaushik
PR Manager - Northern Europe
RS Components
aakriti.kaushik@rs-components.com
+44 (0) 7795 400 651

PR Agency Contact
Janice Fenton
Account Director
Publitek Technology PR
janice.fenton@publitek.com
+44 (0)1225 470000



Further information is available via these links:

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@designsparkRS


RS Components on Linkedin:  
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Other Relevant Links:

Electrocomponents plc: 
www.electrocomponents.com

RS Components: 
www.rs-online.com

DesignSpark
www.designspark.com