||Fort Worth, TX — Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), held a symbolic flag-raising ceremony at its corporate offices in Fort Worth, Texas, on Tuesday morning, August 6, 2013. The event commemorated 85 years since the company's founding in 1928 as Allied Radio in Chicago, Illinois. Approximately 200 employees along with special guests, former Allied president, David Yaniko, controller, Mark McKone and trade show manager, Ruthette Raines, attended the flag raising and enjoyed coffee and donuts.
Throughout the day, Allied employees in more than 50 sales offices across the country and in Canada held dozens of celebrations to commemorate the company's 85th anniversary.
Allied Electronics is a small order, high service level distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products with over 50 sales offices across the United States and in Canada.
Contact Allied Electronics, Inc., 7151 Jack Newell Blvd. South, Ft. Worth, TX 76118 800-433-5700 Web: http://www.alliedelec.com