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RS Components secures accreditation from British Educational Suppliers Association

RS Components (RS) has secured full membership of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the national trade body for organisations supplying products and services into the UK education sector. RS has a dedicated team focused on educational activities, supporting young people through the STEM (5 – 18) years to higher education …

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RS Components appoints Pete Malpas as President EMEA

RS Components (RS) has announced the promotion of Pete Malpas from President of Northern Europe to the role of President EMEA, reporting to Mike England, COO of Electrocomponents. Pete will be responsible for accelerating performance across EMEA. He will lead the commercial operation and business transformation of the region, driving …

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Electrocomponents continues to invest in global initiatives to support customers and communities during COVID-19

Electrocomponents has been highly focused during the COVID-19 pandemic on supporting the needs of customers, suppliers, employees and communities throughout this period of uncertainty, and on enabling a safe and efficient return to the workplace. Numerous employees across the Group’s businesses in Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America have been …

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RS Components collaborates with technologist Jude Pullen to design a global radio receiver like no other

RS Components (RS) has released RadioGlobe, an open-source DesignSpark engineering project that features a real globe as its user interface. By turning the globe, users can tune into internet radio stations from around the world. RadioGlobe has been designed and released in collaboration with well-known British technologist and inventor, Jude …

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RS Components reaches shortlist in National Diversity Awards 2020

RS Components (RS) has been shortlisted in the annual National Diversity Awards, which celebrate unity in our society by recognising positive role models who actively promote and inspire diversity and inclusion. RS is one of 12 finalists in the ‘Diverse Company’ category and has been recognised for building a culture where …

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RS Components to host online event calling for greater diversity in UK engineering roles

RS Components (RS) has partnered with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to host its second annual REflect event and National Day. The event, which will be hosted online this year, calls on engineering and technology companies and professional engineering institutions to take action to engage with under-represented groups of young …

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RS Components sponsors University of Strathclyde team in European initiative to develop technology solutions for life in space

RS Components (RS) is sponsoring the PowerHab team from the University of Strathclyde as part of IGLUNA 2020, a pan-European initiative bringing together multidisciplinary students from across the globe in a collaboration to build solutions for a theoretical space habitat. Coordinated by the Swiss Space Center, and now in its second year, IGLUNA …

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RS Components reveals the winners of its STEM Extraordinary Engineering Challenge

RS Components (RS) has unveiled the winners of its STEM Extraordinary Engineering Challenge, which tasked primary and secondary schoolchildren across the UK with designing an engineering solution to address a current global challenge, such as poverty and hunger, pollution or climate change. In the 7-11 age category, the winner is …

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RS Components joins forces with VEX Robotics to set summer STEM coding challenge

RS Components (RS) has paired up with educational robotics systems provider VEX Robotics to launch its latest STEM initiative for 8- to 16-year olds. The online challenge tasks students with writing code to enable a virtual robot to deliver ingredients to a production line in a virtual crisp factory. The …

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Four supplier solutions for ventilators now available from RS

RS Components (RS) is providing ongoing support for makers, manufacturers and engineers around the world eager to support the fight against COVID-19 through building and supplying ventilators. Ventilators are highly complex electromechanical devices, designed by experts in their field using the most optimal components. RS has collated four supplier solutions …

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