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24th July 2023
RS expands DesignSpark capabilities with new Product Design Centre

RS Group, a global provider of product and service solutions, has announced a further expansion in the capability of DesignSpark – its fast-growing online community for engineers – with its new ‘Product Design Centre.’

News & Analysis
24th July 2023
RS Group opens pathway to one billion part numbers

RS Group as expanded the capabilities of DesignSpark – its online community for engineers – with its new ‘Product Design Centre’.

6th July 2023
RS unveils new circuit simulation tool for DesignSpark users

RS has announced the launch of a new circuit simulator tool for use by the 1.3 million members of the DesignSpark engineering community. 

News & Analysis
5th July 2023
RS Group completes acquisition of Distrelec

RS Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of Distrelec for a cash and debt free value of €365m as previously announced on 27 April 2023.

News & Analysis
23rd May 2023
RS Group sales leap 17% yoy

RS Group has reported revenues up 17% year on year. It breaks down as 10% like for like, 2% from acquisitions and a 5% currency benefit.

News & Analysis
4th May 2023
David Egan quits as RS Group CFO

David Egan, Chief Financial Officer at RS Group (RS) has resigned with immediate effect, following a personal relationship with a colleague.

News & Analysis
28th April 2023
RS Group snaps up Distrelec for £323 million

RS Group is buying Distrelec from AURELIUS Equity Opportunities for £323 million. Closing is expected in Q3 2023 or earlier.

24th April 2023
Moody named President at RS Americas

RS Group has appointed Interim President Douglas Moody to the role of President, Americas, on a permanent basis with immediate effect.

Eco Innovation
24th April 2023
Duo open up energy harvesting opportunities

RS Group has collaborated with Witt Energy to develop an innovative energy harvesting device as part of ‘Earth Week’, leading up to ‘Earth Day’ on April 22.

13th April 2023
RS sensor development kit gets OSHWA thumbs-up

 RS Group says its DesignSpark Environmental Sensor Development Kit (ESDK) has been certified by the Open-Source Hardware Association (OSHWA).

News & Analysis
23rd March 2023
RS introduces Better World product range

RS Group has launched its Better World product range. Products in the range have made sustainability improvements and are supported by trusted certifications and eco-labels.

14th March 2023
RS Group appoints Simon Pryce as Chief Executive Officer

RS Group has announced that Simon Pryce is to be appointed to the role of CEO and Executive Director with effect from 3 April 2023. David Egan, currently Acting CEO, will work alongside Simon in his role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

2nd March 2023
RS renews Team BRIT racing team sponsorship

RS has renewed its support for Team BRIT, an all-disabled racing team which aims to change motorsport to make it truly accessible for all. 

Test & Measurement
14th February 2023
RS adds to Keysight product armoury

Distributor RS Group has extended its range of test and measurement solutions from Keysight Technologies.

News & Analysis
7th February 2023
Allied Electronics shifts to RS branding in the Americas

RS Group is rebranding its main trading brand in the Americas, Allied Electronics & Automation, to RS.

News & Analysis
24th January 2023
RS unveils new tools for DesignSpark community

DesignSpark, RS Group’s online community for engineers, is now offering a suite of design tools including DesignSpark Mechanical and DesignSpark PCB.

News & Analysis
22nd December 2022
RS Group qualifies for Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

RS Group has qualified as a constituent of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), which measures the performance of companies selected with environment, social and governance (ESG) criteria using a best-in-class approach.

News & Analysis
16th December 2022
Lindsley Ruth steps down from CEO role at RS Group

 Lindsley Ruth is stepping down as Chief Executive Office of RS Group with immedieate effect due to personal reasons.  

News & Analysis
14th December 2022
RS Think Hub soothes procurement pain points

RS has introduced a digital platform, dubbed RS Think Hub, that it says will transform the lives of millions of engineers across a swathe of industries.

News & Analysis
22nd November 2022
RS announces winner of ‘Air Quality Project’ competition

RS Group, an omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, has announced the winner of its Air Quality Project competition, which began at the end of last year and is part of RS’ DesignSpark #ActivistEngineering programme.

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