Franchise with polymer technology specialist
Innovative with high-quality standards: With its extensive range of products such as MLCCs, tantalum, film, and electrolytic capacitors, as well as inductors, varistors, and sensors, KEMET Corporation, part of the YAGEO Group and a wholly-owned subsidiary of YAGEO Corporation, now complements the active and passive portfolio of Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH. The franchise applies worldwide and enables both companies to implement efficient applications and custom-fit solutions, especially in the automotive, industrial, and medical market segments.
„We help drive innovation piece by piece,“ says Dr. Johnny Boan, Head of Global Distribution at YAGEO Group. „The integration of KEMET and Pulse into our global partnership with Rutronik is an essential step to capture the opportunities in next-generation electronic applications, in the areas of autonomous driving, 5G devices, SiC power modules, and edge computing. This partnership is in line with our mission to be the global powerhouse of electronic components for our customers. With Rutronik, we can help customers worldwide use one of the industry‘s broadest portfolios of passive component technologies and solutions.“
„KEMET‘s broad product range and excellent product quality open up new opportunities for us to further expand our position in the passive components market,“ said Stefan Sutalo, Director Product Marketing Passive Components. „The mix of design-in products and standard components matches perfectly with our focus on design support at the customer site. The collaboration also goes hand in hand in terms of the logistical capabilities we demonstrate daily in handling passive components. We are looking forward to working with one of the leading manufacturers in the field of passive components.“
About YAGEO Group:
YAGEO Group is a global provider of passive component solutions offering the broadest selection of passive component technologies from some of the industry’s most recognized brands. With a leading portfolio of chip resistors, polymer, tantalum, MLCC, film, and aluminum electrolytic capacitors, circuit protection devices, magnetics, antennas, sensors, and actuators, as well as global production and sales capabilities designed to meet the diverse requirements of customers and a full range of end-market segments.
About Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH is one of the leading distributors in Europe. With over 80 local offices around the globe, the company has a successful international network. 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 80 subsidiaries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Rutronik employs more than 1,900 staff worldwide and achieved Group sales of 1,08 billion euros in the fiscal year 2019.