Rutronik signs European agreement with TDK
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente and TDK Europe have expanded their distribution agreement for the European market. In addition to the TDK-Micronas and TDK-Lambda brands, Rutronik will now also offer TDK’s Epcos brand of products.
Under the Epcos brand, TDK offers aluminium electrolytic and foil capacitors, transformers, varistors, thermistors, piezo components, and actuators for haptic feedback, adding to Rutronik’s portfolio of TDK inductors, MLCCs, and TMR sensors as well as Hall sensors from TDK’s Micronas brand and power supplies from TDK-Lambda, with target markets in industrial, automotive and the IoT.
“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.
TDK Europe is optimistic about the expanded partnership. TDK vice president of distribution, Dietmar Jäger said: “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.”
Picturred from left to right: Stefan Sutalo, marketing director passive components (Rutronik), Markus Krieg, managing director marketing (Rutronik), Dietmar Jäger, vice president distribution corporate sales (TDK), Thomas Rudel, CEO (Rutronik), Josef Vissing, executive vice president deputy head of sales Europe (TDK), Peter Arch, senior director distribution corporate sales (TDK), Nikias Meyer, director distribution sales Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland (TDK), Dietmar Rebl, account manager distribution sales central Europe (TDK).
Rutronik UK operates as an independent company with a team of highly qualified UK employees with a broad experience of the electronics industry. Parent company Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH is a broadline distributor for semiconductors, passive and electromechanical components in addition to storage technologies, displays and boards and wireless products. The markets that the company primarily targets include automotive, medical, industrial, home appliance, energy and lighting.