RS announces over 750 new electronic components from STMicroelectronics

Range expansion includes Linear Regulators and MOSFET semiconductors, increasing STMicroelectronics range from RS to over 2,750 products available direct-from-stock.

Singapore, 25 May 2010 :

RS Components, the leading distributor of electronic, electro-mechanical and industrial products today announced an introduction of over 750 additional semiconductor lines from STMicroelectronics, one of the world's largest semiconductor companies, and number one in industrial applications. The enhanced product portfolio offers electronic design engineers a wide selection of the latest semiconductor technology available for rapid delivery from RS.

The extensive new product range incorporates 10 technology areas ranging from Linear Regulators, Controllers, RTC ICs and over 50 lines of new SuperMESH High Voltage power MOSFETS (up to 1000V with integrated Zener diode). The range also incorporates STripFet low Voltage MOSFET technology featuring low RDS (on) in DC-DC conversion.

The STMicroelectronics range is supplied in flexible quantities to enable customers to order the quantity they need. All products are available direct-from-stock for next-day-delivery, in industry-standard packaging, ready for direct insertion into automated production runs.

Commenting on the launch, Michel Laloy, Region VP, Industrial & Multimarkets Business Unit stated "STMicroelectronics is excited by the commitment made by RS to increase the range of our components. RS has shown by its extensive customer reach and high quality service that they will enhance and extend the access of ST's offering to our customers, where ease, speed and confidence in delivery during the design phase of a project is so important. "

For RS, Richard Huxley, Regional General Manager, Asia Pacific said "STMicroelectronics is one of the premier brands that electronics design engineers and buyers look to when developing their latest applications. We are delighted to be increasing our STMicroelectronics portfolio to provide our customers with a comprehensive range at competitive prices and with market-leading service."

The STMicroelectronics range from RS is available online at, where customers can link directly into the product range and supporting technical information and select and order.

About RS Components

A part of Electrocomponents plc, RS Components (RS) is one of the largest global catalogue and web-based distributors of electronic, electro-mechanical and industrial products.

Operating under the trading brands of RS Components, Radiospares, Radionics and Allied Electronics in the U.S., the Group serves nearly 1.6 million customers in over 80 countries worldwide. Through operations in 27 countries and 16 warehouses, RS distributes 450,000 products from over 2,500 suppliers.

The Group has an annual turnover of over £925 million and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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