Rutronik, a leading global broad-line stocking distributor of a comprehensive range of electronic components, semiconductors, and products and technology solutions for IoT and embedded systems, received top honors from Elektronik magazine’s annual “Distributor of the Year 2018” readers’ choice award, earning seven first-, six second-, and eight third-place awards.
In the magazine’s annual “Distributor of the Year” awards, distributors were rated by readers on their performance in the categories: Active Components, Passive Components, Electromechanics, Optoelectronics, Embedded, and Displays. Reflecting the significant changes in the distribution industry in recent years, the ratings included consulting, support, logistics, and delivery processing, among other services that have become increasingly important.
Rutronik’s recognition in multiple categories and areas reflects the company’s motto “Committed to Excellence,” and is evidence that their strategy of focusing on a wide-ranging product portfolio and comprehensive consulting services is appreciated and rewarded by their customers.
“We are very proud of these awards. We owe this success to our outstanding, expert employees,” said Thomas Rudel, CEO of Rutronik. “With our highly qualified team of product managers and field application engineers (FAEs), we support our customers from the initial idea through to mass production of a product. This is the essence of our strategy – proven by our success, and it motivates us to set the bar even higher next year.”
21 Awards for Rutronik
Rutronik ranked first in the following categories:
• Displays: Overall impression
• Electromechanics: Product portfolio
• Electromechanics: Delivery service
• Embedded: Overall impression
• Passive Components: Product portfolio
• Passive Components: Delivery service
• Passive Components: Technical expertise and support
Rutronik ranked second in the following categories:
• Electromechanics: Product availability – volume
• Electromechanics: Technical expertise and support
• Optoelectronics: Product portfolio
• Optoelectronics: Product availability
• Optoelectronics: Overall impression
• Passive Components: Product availability – volume
Rutronik ranked third in the following categories:
• Displays: Product availability – volume
• Displays: Delivery service – samples
• Displays: Delivery service – volume
• Embedded: Delivery service – volume
• Embedded: Technical expertise and support
• Embedded: Overall impression
• Optoelectronics: Delivery service – volume
• Passive Components: Overall impression
Elektronik is one of the leading publications for design engineers and technical management in Germany. The bi-weekly technical journal Elektronik, the web service (elektroniknet.de/elektronik), as well as the elektroniknet.de newsletter, report on all aspects of industrial electronics, with editorial content ranging from components and devices to test & measurement and automation. They also cover communications technologies, hardware and software, computer aided design engineering, as well as manufacturing and testing.
Rutronik is a global, privately held, broad-line, stocking distributor currently ranked as the third largest European electronic components distributor, and the eleventh largest worldwide with annual sales of $1 billion. Their 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. In addition to a comprehensive line of components, Rutronik delivers consulting services for technical, commercial, and logistical issues, with unparalleled service and technical support to customers worldwide. Their e-commerce site Rutronik24 provides customers worldwide 24/7 component procurement and personalized customer support.
An ECIA authorized distributor, Rutronik Inc. serves the North American market with headquarters in Plano, TX and a warehouse facility in Austin, TX, as well as sales offices in Concord, MA, Santa Clara, CA, and Mexico. Rutronik’s sales offices serve customers with sales support and field application engineering services. For more information, please visit: www.rutronik.com.