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Quickly integrate equipment status beacons with new Andon Light Kit, only from RS Components

Easy-to-install kit from Werma helps bring lean manufacturing principles into any production environment

Taiwan, 19 May 2015:

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, is the sole supplier of the new Andon Light Kit from Werma, which provides a convenient way to add a call-to-action beacon on production-line equipment in accordance with lean manufacturing principles.

Equipment builders can use this kit to add a tower beacon to a machine, conveyor system or manual workstation to indicate operational status or show when a supervisor or engineer is required.

The kit is a complete out-of-the-box solution containing all the components needed to create an Andon system. The main AndonBOX controller contains smart electronics with illuminated switches for activating up to eight different states. Also included are: red, yellow and green Werma KombiSIGN 71 LED tower lamps, lamp base, wall bracket and support tube, mains power supply, 5-metre cable and a terminal element. The power supply has an input range of 100V to 240V allowing use in most countries, and comes with interchangeable adaptors for EU, UK and North America.

About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer around 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include semiconductors, interconnect, passives and electromechanical, automation and control, electrical, test and measurement, tools and consumables.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2014 had revenues of £1.27bn.

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