Rutronik and Jauch Quartz America sign distribution deal

Broadline distributor, Rutronik, has signed an agreement with Jauch Quartz America to distribute the complete Jauch product portfolio of PCB timing-devices and batteries for wireless applications in the North and South American markets, effective immediately.

In addition to a variety of battery types, such as lithium, nickel-metal hydride, lead, and alkaline batteries, Jauch America produces timing devices, including quartz crystals, quartz oscillators, and MEMS oscillators. It offers customers design assistance and technical support, including failure analysis. Its logistics system enables delivery of products with short lead times, providing customers with an overall solution for frequency control and battery components.

“With Jauch Quartz America, Rutronik has gained a valuable partner in the field of timing devices and battery solutions for the North American market,” said Mary Ellen Bauchman, director product marketing, Rutronik.

Established in 1954, the Jauch Group specialises in the frequency control device industry and is an expert in lithium ion and lithium polymer battery technology. From its headquarters in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, Jauch provides customers worldwide with in-depth technical consulting, application expertise, and advanced test environments for customer engineering support. The company claims to have the world’s largest warehouse for frequency control devices, as well as an advanced battery assembly facility for the production of specialised battery packs for medical devices, consumer electronics, mobile phones, mobile transportation, and automotive applications. Sales and customer support are provided by subsidiaries in the US, France, United Kingdom, and Mexico.

Rutronik is a privately held, broadline, stocking distributor currently ranked as the third largest European electronic components distributor, and the eleventh largest worldwide with annual sales of $1 billion. The product range includes semiconductors, passive and electromechanical components, as well as embedded boards, storage technologies, displays and wireless products. Primary target markets include automotive, medical, industrial, home appliance, energy, and lighting. Rutronik also delivers consulting services for technical, commercial, and logistical issues, with service and technical support to customers worldwide.

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