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RS Components joins ‘The 5% Club’ and further increases its commitment to ‘earn and learn’ programmes

RS Components (RS) today announced its membership of ‘The 5% Club’, an important initiative in which employer members aspire to achieve five per cent of their workforce in ‘earn and learn’ positions. Such positions include apprenticeships, sponsored students and graduates on formalised training schemes, with the target of five per …

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RS Components unveils critical research findings on key challenges for MRO procurement professionals globally

RS Components (RS) has launched a White Paper report offering insight and analysis following research to explore the state of play for current and future MRO procurement globally. The survey, conducted among 851 procurement professionals – all members of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply – covers the opportunities and pressures procurement …

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RS partners Guinness World Record attempt challenge

RS Components (RS) was the partner for a challenge that saw 600 primary school children from across the UK submit inventions for a Guinness World Record attempt. The challenge was to combine the highest number of children’s ideas to make a Rube Goldberg machine: a machine designed to carry out a simple task …

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RS Components introduces robot-based learning to students and educational establishments

RS Components has announced the availability of a new product, Sphero’s SPRK+ which is designed to provide students with hands-on computer programming education. Sphero embraces the understanding that play is a powerful teacher and its SPRK+ provides engaging activities and lesson plans for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) …

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RS Components announces significant extension of schematic and footprint parts library

RS Components (RS) has announced a major extension of its PCB Part Library, which provides a key tool for engineers working in PCB design by delivering direct access to schematic symbols and footprints. The library now includes more than 10,000 new models from a range of leading suppliers, including C&K …

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RS Components plays a leading role in the ‘electronica Experience’ aimed at the next generation of engineers

RS Components (RS) is playing a major part in the inaugural ‘electronica Experience’ at this year’s electronica trade fair in Munich. Taking place in the brand new Hall C6, the electronica Experience aims to deliver advice and a first-hand technology experience to young people to help inspire them to pursue …

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RS makes debut appearance at Europe’s biggest manufacturing exhibition

RS Components (RS) will be helping manufacturing businesses explore opportunities and challenges of the digitisation of manufacturing at the Smart Factory Expo 2018 – Europe’s largest digital manufacturing focused event, which is being held from 14th-15th November in Liverpool’s Exhibition Centre in King’s Dock.  RS makes its debut at the event this year, and …

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RS Components appoints new regional managing director, Northern Europe

RS Components (RS) has appointed Pete Malpas to the role of regional managing director, Northern Europe. Malpas will report to Mike England, who is now president EMEA at RS.  Malpas will define and implement the strategic direction and growth strategy for the region. His aim is to grow business by further …

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RS Components announces winner of DesignSpark ‘Summer of Sound’ design challenge

RS Components (RS) has announced the winner of the DesignSpark ‘Summer of Sound’ competition. The competition was launched in June and closed in September and challenged DesignSpark community members to use technology to create an original musical design, such as creating a new musical instrument. The winner was DesignSpark community …

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BrightSparks initiative to celebrate the UK’s brightest young engineers

RS Components (RS) is partnering Electronics Weekly for the third year in succession to launch the EW BrightSparks initiative, which aims to find and highlight the brightest and most talented young electronics engineers in the UK today. As in previous years, BrightSparks 2019 is not limited to just one winner …

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