Allied to Carry Brady Cable Labeling Products

#1 Labeling Supplier Joins America's Distributor of Choice

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FORT WORTH, TEXAS, April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today that they have signed an agreement to distribute Brady industrial cable labeling and signage products. With a complete line of solutions, including printers, barcode scanners, and laminators, labels and tapes, signs, lockout tagout, pipe and valve marking, and more, Brady is the foremost supplier in its field, and a brand frequently requested by customers.

"Adding Brady to our product line greatly strengthens and expands our portfolio in this category" said Allied Product Director Marie Dawson. "This is a brand that our customers have been asking for, and we're pleased to be able to bring them the products and materials they want."

Brady products can be found in a variety of applications, from managing inventory in a supply chain, labeling hazardous component containers, and identifying wires and cables in harsh environments, to nameplates and component markers used in the Gemini spacecraft of the 1960s, helmet logos for many NFL teams, and special labels used in safety trials for an experimental vaccine designed to combat the H1N1 virus.

"We're pleased to partner with Allied, and take advantage of their impressive reach, which extends throughout North America, as it effectively opens a brand new potential customer base for us," said Matt Williamson, President, Identification Systems for Brady. "This is a partnership that will no doubt prove extremely beneficial to both Brady and Allied."

For more information regarding Allied's line of Brady products, please visit www.alliedelec.com/brady.

About Allied Electronics

Allied Electronics is a small order, high service level distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products with 48 sales offices serving the United States, Mexico, and Canada. With more than three million parts online and more than 110,000 products featured in the Allied Catalog, engineers and purchasers often look to Allied for a broad range of product solutions from over 300 world-class suppliers. Allied Electronics and RS Components are trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products headquartered in Oxford, England. www.alliedelec.com

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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, RS offers 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. Products are sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers and include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.

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