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RS Components unveils major expansion of RS PRO hand-tool portfolio with ability to purchase individual devices

More than 300 new lines added to vast selection of high-quality tools for maintenance engineers

London, UK, 7 January 2020:

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, has announced a huge expansion of its RS PRO hand tools range, enabling maintenance engineers to purchase individual devices not previously available. The portfolio will see a significant increase with more than 300 new lines to complement the existing RS PRO toolkit offerings.

All of the products available in the contents of the RS PRO toolkits are now being made available for individual purchase, enabling technicians and maintenance engineers to quickly get access to spares and replacement parts as required. Not only will the introduction of the individual tools at the line level increase the lifespan of already purchased toolkits, but it will also provide customers with the flexibility to create their own bespoke toolkits to meet individual requirements.

Tools individually available in the RS PRO range include screwdrivers and screw extractors, pliers, hammers, punches, chisels, spanners and sockets, deburring and finishing tools, saws and planers, soldering and desoldering tools, and cable accessories, among many other devices. In addition, customers can acquire cost-effective tool replenishment with the availability of foam-inlay-based kits.

Shipping now from RS in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions, with in-stock availability of virtually all of the best-selling devices in the portfolio, the RS PRO hand tools portfolio totals approximately 2,500 products, including complete toolkits, chests and tool inlays.

All RS PRO products are available at highly competitive pricing and come with the RS PRO Seal of Approval, following rigorous testing to meet demanding industry standards.

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About RS Components

RS Components is a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc. We offer more than 500,000 industrial and electronic 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.

We support customers across the product life cycle, whether via innovation and technical support at the design phase, improving time to market and productivity at the build phase, or reducing purchasing costs and optimising inventory in the maintenance phase. We offer our customers tailored product and service propositions that are essential for the successful operation of their businesses and help them save time and money.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2019 reported revenue of £1.88 billion. Electrocomponents has seven operating brands: RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA and Monition.

For more information, please visit the website at https://uk.rs-online.com/web/

Editorial Contact:
Aakriti Kaushik
PR Manager – Northern Europe
RS Components
aakriti.kaushik@rs-components.com

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:

Twitter: @RSComponents; @designsparkRS

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

RS Components

www.rs-online.com

DesignSpark

www.rs-online.com/designspark

Electrocomponents plc

www.electrocomponents.com