Tag Archives: rs components

Extensive range of environmental T&M instruments now available from RS Components

RS Components (RS) is now stocking a wide range of its own-brand RS PRO environmental test and measurement. These high precision instruments and devices are for engineers and scientists to monitor environmental conditions such as heat, moisture, sound, and light. The RS PRO infrared thermometer is a handy instrument for …

Read More »

RS Components appoints Emma Botfield as new regional managing director for UK and Ireland

RS Components (RS) has appointed Emma Botfield to the role of Regional Managing Director, UK and Ireland. Emma will report to Pete Malpas, who is now President EMEA at RS. Emma will be responsible for leading and accelerating performance within the UK and Ireland, as well as defining and implementing …

Read More »

RS Components provides essential engineering support to young superbike team

RS Components (RS) has announced its sponsorship of the GR MotoSport team at this week’s Bennetts British Superbikes (BSB) championships, which takes place at Brands Hatch circuit from 16-18 October 2020. As an official sponsor partner, RS has provided the team with a range of RS PRO tools to support the …

Read More »

RS Components’ SeaQuest: a 3D-printed model boat’s journey of inspiring engineering innovation

RS Components (RS) has released a 10-episode documentary series – titled SeaQuest – featuring members of its DesignSpark engineering community who embarked on a first-of-its-kind challenge to design, test and build a self-guided, 3D-printed model boat and send it on an ocean adventure. The challenge, which was initiated back in …

Read More »

RS Components clocks up one million members around the world on its DesignSpark online engineering platform

RS Components (RS) is marking a significant milestone as the company recorded more than one million members on its DesignSpark engineering platform. This impressive number of registrations has been achieved in the same year that the company celebrates 10 years of DesignSpark and signals the platform’s importance and popularity amongst …

Read More »

RS Components launches go-kart design competition to promote STEM skills through motorsport

RS Components (RS) today announced its PDC go-kart design competition – an opportunity for students to design the bodywork (livery) of PDC Racing’s new go-kart for the 2021/22 season, and win a STEM day at their school. The competition is open to children in the UK and Ireland, aged 7–16 …

Read More »

RS Components reveals winners of VEX Robotics STEM coding challenge

RS Components (RS) has announced the winners of its online STEM coding challenge run in collaboration with educational robotics systems provider VEX Robotics. The challenge was split into three age categories: primary school students, lower secondary school students, and upper secondary school students. The challenge involved two coding tasks to …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »