RS Components Launches the New Fluke 975 AirMeter in Asia

Malaysia, 13 October 2006 :

RS Components (RS), the largest global catalogue distributor of electronic, electromechanical and industrial products in Asia, adds the new Fluke 975 AirMeter to its extensive range.

The new Fluke 975 AirMeter™ is a rugged handheld five-tools-in-one instrument for fast, easy indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring and testing. Designed specifically for HVAC and IAQ professionals, the Fluke 975 simultaneously measures, logs and displays temperature (wet bulb and dew point), humidity, carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) levels on a bright, backlit display. It also includes airflow and velocity capability using the optional air velocity probe.

"We have partnered with leading global brands such as Fluke to launch new products every quarter, bringing state-of-the-art technology much faster to the Asian engineers and technicians," said David Yung, General Manager of RS North Asia. "We are committed to offering our customers with the brands they trust, together with the RS quality service they have come to trust."

Headquartered in Oxford, United Kingdom, RS supplies over 300,000 products to 24 countries and exports to a further 160 worldwide. The RS Asia Pacific network comprises 14 sales offices, of which four are in mainland China and the rest in all the major cities across Asia, including Australia and New Zealand.

"With the Fluke 975, facilities technicians and IAQ specialists are empowered to respond quickly to indoor air quality concerns and maximise comfort conditions for building occupants," said Sophia Wan, Regional Marketing & IG Distribution Sales Manager of Fluke South East Asia. "Energy costs are minimised, while occupant satisfaction is maximised."

Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians and metrologists who install, troubleshoot, and manage industrial electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes for quality control.

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.

For more information, please visit our market leading website at www.rs-components.com .