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RS Components launches unique education initiative to bring STEM subjects to life in schools

RS Components (RS) has launched Imagine-X, an initiative to help promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects by providing free teacher resources to help pupils realise the potential of STEM and their imaginations. Imagine-X has been developed by RS – as part of its ongoing commitment to raising awareness of STEM …

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RS Components wins major distribution award from Omron

RS Components (RS) has garnered the ‘Best High Service Distributor’ from Omron Electronic Components Europe, a subsidiary of Omron Corporation, recognised worldwide as a leader of high quality, high technology electrical and electronic control equipment and component products, including the very latest in sensor technology. Omron’s portfolio available from RS …

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RS Components garners distribution award with ramp up of TDK-Lambda power portfolio

RS Components has received the 2019 award for ‘High Service Level Distributor of the Year’ from TDK-Lambda, which is part of the TDK group of companies and is Britain’s largest designer and manufacturer of both standard and configurable AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies. RS has taken the opportunity to strengthen …

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Aberdeen University student team awarded Best Newcomer for energy-efficient car in global challenge

RS Components (RS) helped support a student team from Aberdeen University achieve Best Newcomer in the hydrogen prototype category of the Shell Eco-marathon programme this month, for their ultra-energy-efficient car. PrototAU, team of around 50 students for which RS was the headline sponsor, developed the car with financial and ongoing technical …

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Hundreds of local school children turn out for RS Components’ inaugural STEMFEST event

RS Components (RS) welcomed more than 1,300 people – including 500 local school children – over three days when it held its inaugural STEMFEST event at its UK headquarters in Corby last week. Attendees, from local primary and secondary schools were treated to a medley of technology workshops and activities. The event was supported by 150 …

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RS Components completes nationwide ‘Tour de Branch’ bike ride to help fight the injustice of childhood cancer

RS Components (RS) embarked on an epic charity cycle ride on 8 June, covering 1,100 miles from Aberdeen to London, with an ambitious goal of raising £250,000 for Children with Cancer UK. More than 60 employees from RS took part in the ‘Tour de Branch’ challenge, which made its way …

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RS Components announces new global franchise agreement with Yageo for passive components

RS Components today announced a new global franchise agreement with Yageo, a world leader in passive components. A key product type now immediately available from RS is Yageo’s extensive portfolio of chip resistors, including general-purpose thick-film components and thin-film high-precision high-stability resistors; automotive-grade components; current sensing devices; resistor array networks; …

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RS Components supports Aberdeen University student team to develop energy-efficient car for global challenge

RS Components (RS) is supporting a student team from Aberdeen University building an ultra-energy-efficient car to compete in the global Shell Eco-marathon programme. RS is the headline sponsor for the team of around 50 students that make up PrototAU, and is providing financial and ongoing technical support to build the vehicle. …

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RS Components announces Bluetooth IoT design competition

RS Components (RS) has announced ‘Make With Mesh’, a new design challenge based around IoT Bluetooth technologies, in partnership with Cypress Semiconductor, a world-leading semiconductor maker and embedded solutions provider. The competition challenges creative minds to see what kind of projects they can come up with based around one, or …

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RS Components launches brand new series of ‘The DesignSpark Podcast’ – It’s Time for TechLOLogy!

RS Components (RS) has released a new series called ‘The DesignSpark Podcast’, which explores some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. The podcast offers excellent educational information on each technology, while also delivering a highly entertaining comedy …

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