Growth through transformation

Join us on an inspiring journey through the history of Rutronik.

More than 50 years ago, Helmut Rudel founded the company in Ispringen near Pforzheim, Germany. In this film, we not only take you on a journey through our history, but also through our expertise and our passion. Find out how Rutronik has developed over the years from a distributor with a focus on passive components to one of the largest European broadline distributors for electronic components.

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Rutronik and discover the different chapters of our success story now. This image film is not only a tribute to our past, but also a look into the future, in which we are clearly focusing our activities on high-growth future markets that will shape the electronics world of tomorrow.

Part 1: The right intuition at the right time

Why rely on luck when you have a pioneering spirit? Helmut Rudel founded Rutronik more than 50 years ago, in 1973, in Ispringen near Pforzheim. The breakthrough came with the distribution of passive components. A spark of inspiration that spreads to conquer the new world of electronics.

Part 2: Committed to excellence

Rutronik grows, diversifies, and constantly evolves. The result is a "we" that, since the early 1980s, has been creating full-fledged connections not only with passive components, but now also with semiconductors. The developments in technology are brought into the world and into our own company – thanks to an excellent sales team that goes with the times. For more than 50 years.

Part 3: Rutronik – Your global broadliner

While components were shrinking over the past decades, Rutronik kept on growing. Today, Rutronik's logistics network connects global industries with 130 billion components per year.  More than 1,900 employees at over 80 locations worldwide support more than 40,000 customers - in Asia, EMEA and America and thus in the markets of the future. Every day, Rutronik's employees work with expertise and innovation on outstanding solutions for customers and partners.

Part 4: We add value to the future 

Rutronik offers consulting and logistics services worldwide that are tailored to the challenges and target applications of its customers. The decisive advantages: the necessary decision-making scope and a time advantage over the competition. Rutronik System Solutions addresses high-growth markets. Rutronik invests in its own research and development activities and combines the most powerful and functionally suitable components in the design of developer boards - with the aim of significantly shortening the time-to-market for customers.

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