Distributor of the Year 2021
Once again, Rutronik Elektronische Bauelmente GmbH impresses with its performance and receives the Distributor of the Year Award 2021 from the long-standing partner knitter-switch. The family-owned company generated the highest sales growth in the areas of switches and input systems.
Every year, knitter-switch honors the best distribution partner with the Distribution of the Year Award. The annual evaluation focuses on various criteria and includes sales growth, projects submitted, and new designs. In 2021, Rutronik impressed with the highest sales growth of all distributors in the areas of switches and input systems such as membrane keypads, rubber switching mats, and steel keypads.
"Rutronik is the fastest growing distributor in our core business of switches and input systems for the second year in a row. That's mainly due to the exemplary cooperation between our Sales and Rutronik offices," explains Hanspeter Külb, CEO of knitter-switch.
"Awards always recognize the performance and validate that the chosen path is the right one. Including the close coordination with knitter-switch, the products, our expertise as well as the close relationship to our customers and the knowledge of their needs. That' s the explanation why we are the distributor with the highest sales growth for the second year. We want to continue this success story with our commitment and keep setting standards in the future," adds Dr. Jakob Käpplinger, Director Product Marketing Electromechanical Components.
knitter-switch is one of the leading manufacturers of switches and input systems. Since its foundation in 1966, knitter-switch always stands for trendsetting switch technology. The company offers a wide range of switches - from simple toggle switches, pushbuttons, slide switches, tact switches, rotary coding switches, and encoders to membrane keyboards and tact switches for today's advanced telecommunications technology.
The knitter-switch headquarter is near Munich. Subsidiaries are located in England, Denmark and Asia. There are partnerships with leading distributors.
About Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH was founded in 1973 and is an independent family-owned company. Thanks to the positive economic development over the past 45 years, the company is now one of the world‘s leading broadline distributors. In the 2021 fiscal year, its more than 1,800 employees generated a turnover of 1.13 billion Euro. Rutronik is represented worldwide with more than 80 offices and can guarantee comprehensive customer support including Europe, Asia, and the USA.
The broad product portfolio includes semiconductors, passive and electromechanical components as well as embedded boards, storage & displays, and wireless products. The know-ledge of all product areas is bundled in the RUTRONIK AUTOMOTIVE, RUTRONIK EMBEDDED, RUTRONIK POWER, and RUTRONIK SMART divisions and both specific products and services tailored to the respective applications are offered. Competent technical support for product development and design-in right up to the research area, individual logistics & supply chain management solutions as well as comprehensive services complete the range of services. Customers also have access to the Rutronik24 e-commerce platform, where all articles can be found, as well as a procurement area and product change notifications. Further information is available at www.rutronik.com.