Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH is one of the leading broadline distributors for semiconductors, passive and electromechanical components in addition to storage, displays & boards and wireless products. The markets that the company primarily targets include automotive, medical, industrial, home appliance, energy and lighting. Rutronik also offers photovoltaic and lighting solutions from its subsidiary company Rusol. Wide-ranging services, competent support in the areas of product development and design, as well as individual logistics and supply chain management solutions round off its customer and future-orientated range of goods and services. The company, established by Helmut Rudel in Ispringen/Germany in 1973, employs about 1,400 staff worldwide.