Innovation and expertise times four = AUTOMOTIVE, EMBEDDED, POWER, SMART

Cleveland / Ispringen (Germany), September 15, 2016 – Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH will be presenting its Innovation Center at the electronica 2016 show in hall A5 on stand 262:

RUTRONIK AUTOMOTIVE will be presenting specific components from selected manufacturers, as well as providing contact personnel for global technical and commercial support in all automotive applications. A major technical highlight will be a demo electric sun roof featuring Energy Harvesting based on integrated photovoltaic cells. Another demo will present an ultra-compact, highly efficient DC/DC converter for the 48V on-board electrical system.

RUTRONIK EMBEDDED will be presenting a range of innovations in displays, memory, boards, peripherals for industrial IoT applications, as well as wireless interfaces for robust applications. There will also be a demo on show directly from the Intel research lab.

RUTRONIK POWER will be presenting scalable solutions for power conversion and switching, and for connecting resistive, capacitive or inductive loads. The stand will feature a hybrid energy storage system comprising lithium-ion batteries and ultracapacitors developed for power tool applications in cooperation between the Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau University of Applied Sciences and Rutronik.

This power management system improves the tool's performance and significantly extends the life of the lithium-ion battery.

RUTRONIK SMART bundles sensors, signal processing, wireless technology, security and power management for IoT applications in the core fields of healthcare/lifestyle, smart home, smart energy, industrial connectivity and connected mobility.

In the Rutronik24 Lounge, visitors will be able to discover all the new features and benefits of the established e-commerce platform Rutronik24.

In addition, Rutronik partners including Diodes, Infineon, Intersil, Micronas, Renesas, Schurter, STMicroelectronics and Swissbit will be presenting their innovations. World market leader Samsung SDI will be exhibiting its portfolio of cylindrical lithium-ion batteries exclusively on the Rutronik stand.

In the Supplier Lounge, visitors will be able to engage in dialog with experts from Advantech, ASJ, Intel, JAE, Osram, Samsung EM, Telit and Toshiba on the latest technologies, innovations and products.

About Rutronik (www.rutronik.com)

Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH is the third largest distributor in Europe (Europartners Distribution Report 2014) and the number eleven worldwide (Global Purchasing, May 2016). 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 1,400 staff worldwide and achieved Group sales of 820 million euros in the fiscal year 2015.

Press contact:

Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH: Janina Weber, Public Relations, Tel: +49 7231 801-1679;

E-mail: janina.weber@rutronik.com