Rutronik has been a distribution partner to Littelfuse throughout Europe since 2005, and in 2014, the two companies expanded their partnership to include Asia as well. "We are pleased to have a distribution partner that represents our products so professionally and successfully. With a 25% year-on-year revenue growth, Rutronik has fully earned our volume distributor award." explained Catherine Thieriot, Account Manager Rutronik at Littelfuse.
The distribution agreement covers the entire Littelfuse portfolio of fuses, including mounting brackets and fuse sockets, PTCs (positive temperature coefficient devices), varistors, TVS diodes and diode arrays (suppressor diodes, transient voltage suppressors), SIDACtor protection thyristors, Hamlin reed switches, sensors and relays, thyristors and surge protection modules. They are deployed in practicallys every market segment, from automotive to home appliance and entertainment electronics, lighting, telecommunications and data communications, electric motors and industrial machinery. They protect electronics from overloads, short circuiting, electrostatic discharges, transient voltages caused by lightning strikes, load dumps and in inductive load circuits. "We can recommend the right fuse component for any customer application from the full Littelfuse portfolio - because the products offer very high quality at an attractive price. Many of them also have the required certifications for automotive applications," said Gerd Fischer, Line Manager Littelfuse at Rutronik.