Rutronik and Kingstate Sign Global Distribution Agreement
The distributor Rutronik and the Taiwanese manufacturer of acoustic components Kingstate Electronics have entered into a global distribution agreement. The agreement encompasses all of Kingstate’s products.
Kingstate offers acoustic components and support in various key segments such as telecommunications, automotive, safety and security, the smart home, medical technology, industry, and consumer. The company’s extensive product range allows customers to select solutions from piezomagnetic buzzers with or without electronics to micro speakers and loudspeakers. In addition to sound generators, Kingstate also offers sound solutions with electret condenser microphones.
Win-Win Situation for Both Sides
“The combination of our 42 years of experience in the design and manufacture of sound components and Rutronik’s 46 years of market experience is a win-win situation for both of our companies as well as the customers, to whom we can now offer the very best acoustic solutions,” says Emily Chen, sales director at Kingstate.
“With its broad product range and fast support, Kingstate is a valuable addition to our portfolio in every respect. This distribution agreement is intended to expand our five-year relationship into a true partnership. I am confident that this is an important step forward to better meet customer needs and market requirements together,” says Anne Santhakumar, Product Sales Manager Acoustic Components at Rutronik.
About Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH is the third largest distributor in Europe (European Distribution Report 2017) and the number eleven worldwide (SourceToday, May 2018). 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 70 subsidiaries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Rutronik employs more than 1,700 staff worldwide and achieved Group sales of 1,05 billion euros in the fiscal year 2018.