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RS Components to host ‘Guess and Win’ competition on DesignSpark in partnership with TraceParts

Participating DesignSpark members will receive clues throughout November to help them uncover the mystery prize

LONDON, UK, 26 October, 2017 – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has teamed up with TraceParts, one of the world’s leading providers of 3D digital content for engineering, to run a joint month-long competition during November 2017.

The ‘Guess and Win’ competition will be hosted at, the engineering community of RS Components and Allied Electronics, with entrants required to solve the puzzle to be in with a chance of winning the highly desirable mystery prize. Registered members of the DesignSpark community, or those subscribed to receive information from TraceParts, will need to keep an eye on their inbox, as further game details and clues will be sent over the course of the month.

For anyone not yet registered on DesignSpark there is still time to join the community. Registration is free at, where members also have access to a host of free engineering tools and resources, including a suite of professional CAD software.

As part of the Trace Group founded in 1989, TraceParts provides powerful web-based solutions. The portal is available free-of-charge to millions of CAD users worldwide and provides access to hundreds of supplier catalogues and more than 100 million CAD models and product data sheets that are suited to design, purchasing, manufacturing and maintenance processes.

A draw will be held to select the winner with the results to be announced on Thursday 30th November 2017 via the DesignSpark and TraceParts websites and social media channels.

About RS Components
RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 50,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronic components, electrical, automation and control, and test and measurement equipment, and engineering tools and consumables.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2017 had revenues of £1.51bn.

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