SINGAPORE — RS Components today announced that it has signed a new strategic distribution agreement with EAO Group. Under the new agreement, RS will support sales of EAO human machine interface and electromechanical components throughout Europe and the APAC region. EAO is a leading manufacturer of high-quality HMI products including switches and keypads. RS is supporting the distribution agreement with the introduction of 212 new EAO electromechanical products. All EAO products are being supported by RS through a brand microsite in the Electronics Centre on rswww.com, which brings together product, market and application guides as well as data for the full range of EAO components. Full EAO range and application details can be accessed at rswww.com/eao.
Commenting on the distribution deal, Fred Knowles, Head of Product Management – Electronics for RS Components said, “Design engineers are increasingly looking to RS to provide a complete BOM and design support. EAO is a key manufacturer with a market-leading human-to-machine technology offer. By adding key new products to our portfolio we will be able to supply our customers with more choice and support.”
“EAO is delighted to be formalising our relationship with RS throughout Europe and APAC,” continued, Susan Jacques, Managing Director at EAO. “RS is respected by engineers globally and has unrivalled customer reach with proven online technical resources, which is enabling us to bring advanced HMI components to a far wider audience than previously possible.”