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Allied Electronics Adds Test and Measurement Expertise with Rohde & Schwarz


June 23, 2016
By Business Wire News

FORT WORTH, Texas

Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced today the addition of test and measurement manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz to its portfolio. Rohde & Schwarz is a global leader in wireless communications providing quality, precision and innovation in the mobile radio, wireless, broadcasting, electronics and automotive industries, aerospace and defense, and security industries.

“Allied will grow the Rohde & Schwarz brand by expanding our ability to fulfill the needs of our wireless customers,” said Scott Bausback, President and CEO of Rohde & Schwarz North America.

“The addition of Rohde & Schwarz to our portfolio of brand name suppliers allows us to give our customers more choices when it comes to test and measurement products,” said Allied Vice President of Product Management Frank Cantwell.

“We are excited to be partnering with Rohde & Schwarz, and bringing its value portfolio to market,” said Marie Dawson, Allied Product Director. “With this addition, Allied can now offer precision measurement at an aggressive price point. Our customers will get excited about this premium option for time domain, RF, and audio testing.”

The product offering will focus on the Rohde & Schwarz value instruments including RF, time domain, audio, oscilloscopes and power supplies.

About Allied Electronics

Allied Electronics is a high service level, authorized distributor of industrial automation products, electronic components, and electromechanical products with 43 sales offices serving the United States, Mexico, Chile, and Canada. With more than three million parts online, engineers and purchasers often look to Allied for a broad range of product solutions from more than 300 world-class suppliers. Allied Electronics and RS Components are trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers headquartered in Oxford, England.

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About Rohde & Schwarz

The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group offers innovative solutions in the following business fields: test and measurement, broadcast and media, cybersecurity, secure communications, radiomonitoring and radiolocation. Founded more than 80 years ago, this independent company has an extensive sales and service network and is present in more than 70 countries. The electronics group is among the world market leaders in its established business fields. On June 30, 2015, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 9900 employees. The group achieved a net revenue of EUR 1.83 billion in the 2014/2015 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and also has strong regional hubs in Asia and the USA. R&S® is a registered trademark of Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG.

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