RS Components and Allied Electronics sign global distribution agreement with HellermannTyton

May 12, 2015 | Cables and Accessories

RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied) the trading brands of Electrocomponents, the global distributor for engineers, have announced they have signed a global distribution agreement with HellermannTyton, a manufacturer of cable management products for fastening, fixing, identifying and protecting cables and their connecting components.

The agreement represents a consolidation of the strategic relationship between the companies and extends the scope of the existing agreement in the EMEA and US regions to include the Asia Pacific markets.

The HellermannTyton cable accessories portfolio available from RS and Allied is wide ranging and includes cable ties, heatshrink tubing, industrial identification and labels, cable protection systems, wire connectors and electrical tapes. Applicable for many electronics sectors, the range can be used across a broad spectrum of test and measurement applications.

As part of this new agreement, RS is supporting HellermannTyton’s plan for business growth by deploying additional investment in stock of the manufacturer’s top selling products. Customers purchasing these products via the global RS websites will benefit from easy online access to useful supplementary information, including videos and technical data.

“RS and Allied are key distribution partners for us in Europe and the US, and this new global agreement enables us to extend and deepen our collaborative efforts to meet rising customer demands for cable management products and grow our respective revenues worldwide,” said Marc Ortmann, market manager distribution at HellermannTyton.

“HellermannTyton is a strategic supplier for cable accessories, which is a major technology and product area demanded by our customer base,” said Valerie Ramon, global head of Electrical, Test & Measurement products at RS Components. “Extending our cooperation with HellermannTyton to a global level will enable even stronger growth for our companies in the months and years ahead.”