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Tektronix Adds RS Components to Extended European Distribution Channel

Expanded Product Portfolio to include MSO/DPO3000 and MSO/DPO4000B series, available to RS customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

香港, 18 April 2011 :

 RS Components (RS) the world’s largest high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), today announced an expanded agreement with Tektronix, a leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes.

Under the new agreement, RS will sell a wider range of Tektronix oscilloscopes, including the MSO/DPO3000 and MSO/DPO4000B Series, adding to the portfolio of Tektronix products already on offer to its customers, which includes Bench Oscilloscopes, Arbitrary / Function Generators, Digital Multimeters, DC power supplies, Counter/Timers, Probes, Accessories and Software. The expanded range will be available for customers at

This announcement forms part of RS’ strategy to be the design engineer’s choice from concept through to production. “At RS we serve a wide range of design engineers, who each face their own particular challenges,” commented Jonathan Boxall, Electronics Category Business Manager at RS Components. “We are therefore very pleased that, through this expanded agreement with Tektronix, we can now offer our customers an even greater range of test solutions, designed to address today’s evolving technological challenges.” 

“This is great news for Tektronix customers,” added Nigel Bentley, Channel Partner Manager, Tektronix. “RS Components has demonstrated time and again its ability to deliver outstanding sales support as well as a rapid and efficient delivery service. Now our customers can take advantage of these services for an even larger selection of Tektronix leading products.”  


RS Components is the world’s largest distributor of electronics and maintenance products serving 1.5 million customers worldwide. Through operations in 27 countries and 17 warehouses, the Group distributes 500,000 products ranging from semiconductors and optoelectronics to power tools and protective clothing. The product and service portfolio supports the entire product lifecycle from R&D through pre-production to maintenance and repair, shipping around 40,000 orders on the same day they are received.

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc. The Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year to 31 March 2010 had revenues of £972.6 million. For more information, please visit the website at

About Tektronix

For more than sixty years, engineers have turned to Tektronix for test, measurement and monitoring solutions to solve design challenges, improve productivity and dramatically reduce time to market. Tektronix is a leading supplier of test instrumentation for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix serves customers worldwide and offers award-winning service and support. Stay on the leading edge at

Tektronix is a registered trademark of Tektronix, Inc. All other trade names referenced are the service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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