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Kick-off: Rutronik and Elmos launch partnership

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Published by by Melanie Nagy

Distribution of semiconductor solutions

"Uwe Rahn (front center), Director ABU at Rutronik and Stefan Zwick (3rd from left), Director Business Planning & Distribution at Elmos, are pleased about the new franchise."

Elmos Semiconductor SE and Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH have agreed on a cooperation for the distribution of semiconductor solutions. The partnership opens up new potentials for both partners and strengthens their respective, worldwide market position. The franchise applies to Europe including Russia and Turkey as well as Africa, and in the next step, from June 2021 on, also to North, Central and South America.

The dynamic automotive market relies on innovative solutions that enable the increasingly complex systems to function efficiently and reliably. With ASSPs (application-specific standard products) Elmos is already the worldwide no. 1 in growth segments of automotive electronics, for example in ultrasonic distance measurement, gesture control and ambient lighting in the vehicle interior.

Rutronik‘s very good sales network and comprehensive expertise in automotive electronics form a promising starting point for the acquisition of new projects. The use of ASSPs with a large number of functions on just one chip also offers promising market opportunities in applications.

„Elmos offers numerous innovative products in the areas of driver assistance and safety systems, comfort electronics, infotainment and LED lighting systems. Rutronik has a unique combination of expert knowledge, networks and worldwide distribution. This makes the automotive business unit the ideal partner for us,“ says Dr. Jan Dienstuhl, board member for sales and development at Elmos Semiconductor SE.

„Together with Elmos as our new franchise partner, we will master upcoming challenges of the mobility market with state-of-the-art products and solutions. The cooperation enables us to offer our customers economically interesting components which are nevertheless developed according to their individual needs“, says Uwe Rahn, Director Automotive Business Unit (ABU) at Rutronik, pleased. „The ABU is deliberately focusing on strategically important innovation topics in the industry. The best-of-class products are available to our customers via specially selected component manufacturers".


About Elmos:

Elmos develops, produces and sells semiconductors primarily for automotive applications. Our components communicate, measure, regulate, and control safety, comfort, driving and network functions. For more than 30 years, Elmos’ innovations have enabled new functions and made mobility safer, more comfortable and more energy-efficient worldwide.


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Janina Rosenbaum, Head of Investor Relations, Phone: +49-231-7549-287

Mathias Kukla, Press Spokesman, Tel: +49-231-7549-199

Email: invest@elmos.com

About Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH

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Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH is one of the leading distributors in Europe. With over 80 local offices around the globe, the company has a successful international network. 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 80 subsidiaries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Rutronik employs more than 1,900 staff worldwide and achieved Group sales of 1,08 billion euros in the fiscal year 2019.

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