TDK and Rutronik have expanded their distribution agreement for the European market
Under the EPCOS brand, TDK offers
- aluminum electrolytic capacitors
- foil capacitors
- piezo components
- actuators for haptic feedback.
Until now, Rutronik’s portfolio has included TDK inductors, MLCCs, and TMR sensors as well as Hall sensors from TDK’s Micronas brand and power supplies from TDK-Lambda. The major target markets are Industrial, Automotive and IoT.
Broad Portfolio Offers Customers Significant Benefits
“By expanding the range of TDK products we offer, we can now more comprehensively support our customers in the implementation of their projects – and all from one source,” says Gerd Fischer, Senior Line Manager at Rutronik. “We are delighted to be expanding our outstanding partnership with TDK Europe as well as entering new markets and acquiring new customers with the products we have added.”
TDK Europe is also very optimistic about the expanded partnership. “Rutronik is a well established distributor in Europe and, thanks to its infrastructure, logistics, and highly qualified team, is able to support its customers with expertise and suitable components from the design stage all the way through to implementation. For TDK Europe, expanding our partnership with Rutronik was a logical step,” says Dietmar Jäger, TDK Vice President Distribution.
About Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH is the third largest distributor in Europe (European Distribution Report 2017) and the number eleven worldwide (SourceToday, May 2018). The broadline distributor supplies semiconductors, passive and electromechanical components as well as boards, storage, displays & wireless products. The company's primary target markets are the automotive, medical, industrial, home appliance, energy and lighting industries. The ranges RUTRONIK EMBEDDED, RUTRONIK SMART, RUTRONIK POWER and RUTRONIK AUTOMOTIVE provide customers with specific products and services in groups tailored to the respective applications. Expert technical support for product development and design-in, individual logistics and supply chain management solutions as well as comprehensive services complete its scope of performance.
The company, founded by Helmut Rudel in 1973 in Ispringen, Germany, now has over 70 subsidiaries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Rutronik employs more than 1,600 staff worldwide and achieved Group sales of 950 million euros in the fiscal year 2017.