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RS Components Announces "Share Your Story" Competition Winner

Somchai Muninta, an engineer from Thailand, wins a trip for two to watch the 2013 FA Cup Final in London

Taiwan, 18 March 2013 :

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has today announced the winner of its Asia Pacific "Share Your Story" competition.

Held in conjunction with the company's 75th anniversary in 2012, the "Share Your Story" competition invited customers to share their experiences about how RS Components has made a difference in their daily lives. 

After reviewing many good entries, the story submitted by Mr. Somchai Muninta, an engineer from Thailand, won the hearts of the judges. Mr. Muninta's story described how RS Components helped his company get back up and running after damage caused by the 2011 floods in Thailand. He will receive the prize of a trip for two to watch the 2013 FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium in London, and a private tour of the RS Components global logistics centre in Nuneaton, UK.


"We are very pleased and surprised with the number of entries from customers who invested time to write the stories and participate in the competition. These stories describe very vividly how customers have formed a close bond with RS Components, and we feel very honored to help customers and engineers achieve more in their work," said Pauline Swarbrick, Head of Sales, Southeast Asia, RS Components.

The competition was open to all customers in the Asia Pacific region including Australia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. 

To view Mr. Somchai Muninta's full story, please visit the "Share Your Story" competition website.

For more information, please visit the RS Components 75th Anniversary.

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. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2012 had revenues of £1.27bn.

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