Rutronik UK signs Gowin Semiconductor in distribution deal

Following the distribution agreement between Rutronik and Gowin, covering North American and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Rutronik UK has signed a distribution agreement with Gowin Semiconductor to stock its FPGAs, logic blocks, software, IP core, reference designs and development kits.

Chinese semiconductor manufacturer, Gowin, provides a broad portfolio of programmable, user-friendly, cost- and performance-oriented FPGAs, logic blocks, design software, IP cores, reference designs, and development kits for the industrial, communications, medical, consumer, and automotive markets.

Mike Furnival, director of EMEA sales at Gowin, explains that the sign is a natural step for the company. “We are delighted to have  . . . Rutronik to help us further grow our fast-developing business across not just EMEA but also North, Central and South America”. He believes the distributor’s “solution-based selling, technical expertise and excellent geographic coverage with be a great complement to our existing network of representative sales and niche and bespoke distributors.”

For Adrian Elms, senior marketing manager, digital at Rutronik, added: “We are very pleased to be working with Gowin. The innovative portfolio of FPGA products, particularly for the IoT, significantly enhances our range of system solutions offerings.”

Rutronik UK operates as an independent company with a team of highly qualified UK employees with broad experience of the electronics industry. Parent company Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente is the third largest distributor in Europe and the number 11 worldwide. The broadline distributor supplies semiconductors, passive and electromechanical components as well as boards, storage, displays and 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. Each group offers technical support for product development and design-in, as well as logistics and supply chain management.

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