Electric.ie Magazine May/June 2023

ELECTRIC.IE • The Magazine & Website for the Irish Electrical Industry • 35 Customers attending RS Connect in Galway. Industry News RS Connect encourages customers and suppliers to network at Galway event More than 60 key customers from a variety of sectors including pharmaceutical, medical devices, utilities, education, food and beverage, process manufacturing, marine, rail and transport attended the event at The Harbour Hotel in Galway. Eight key strategic suppliers - -Fluke, Schneider Electric, Norbar, Ambersil, Brady, Ultimaker and Mascot - shared information on the latest product and technology developments. Other event highlights were exhibitions staged by Envisage, which is a manufacturer and distributor of fault- nding related products that use RS as a key supplier, and the University of Galway’s library’s MakerSpace, which encourages creativity among its students. RS sponsors its 3D printing service with lament for the 3D printers. Hughie Murray, logistics analyst from UCT, in Cavan, Ireland, said: “The event was fantastic from start to finish. This was my first time visiting this event and I didn’t expect it to be as good as it was. It was great meeting so many people from different industries.” ‒RS Ireland, a trading brand of RS Group plc (LSE: RS1), a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, recently held a successful networking event in Galway for its customers and suppliers. Benjamin Mortlock, channel sales manager UK & Ireland for FLIR Systems Ltd, said: “As first time exhibitors at an RS Ireland connect event, we were impressed with the level of customer engagement across a diverse customer base. We were able to demonstrate Teledyne FLIR products to every attendee and have subsequently booked several site visits for further demonstrations. We look forward to supporting future events.” Gary Bradley, country manager for RS Ireland, said: “This is the 4th RS Connect event we’ve held in Ireland and we’ve received great feedback from our customers on how useful it is in enhancing their knowledge of the latest technologies and solutions that enable them to keep running their business efficiently. This event is really gaining momentum, growing each time we hold it and we look forward to building on its success next time.”