Renesas Electronics Europe Expands Sales Drive in Russia

PT Electronics appointed as new distributor in Russia to accelerate business development

18 Mar 2013

Dusseldorf, March 18, 2013 – Renesas Electronics Europe, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has launched an expanded drive to build sales in Russia and other CIS countries. Against this backdrop, it has appointed a new distributor in Russia, PT Electronics, with immediate effect. PT Electronics, based in St. Petersburg, has multiple offices throughout Russia and has become one of the top five electronic component distributors in the region since it was founded in 1992. Renesas has added dedicated technical and commercial personnel resources to support PT Electronics and other local distributors, providing Russian-language sales and technical support.


    With a team of over 200 specialists, PT Electronics is focusing on driving sales for Renesas’ families of microcontrollers, analogue and power devices, optocoupler devices and memory products. It will focus its promotion and sales activities on motor control, lighting, consumer, and security applications.


    “As one of the leading electronics distributors in Russia and the CIS, we’re happy to be partnering with Renesas as the world’s leading supplier of microcontrollers,” said Alexander Blokhin, Vice President Marketing at PT Electronics. “Its wide range of quality components will help us drive sales forward in this promising market – to the benefit of both our companies.”


    “We’re delighted to have won PT Electronics as a new distributor in Russia,” said Guido Schreiner, Sales Manager, Special Distribution at Renesas Electronics Europe. “It is one of the top names in electronic component distribution with over 2000 customers in the CIS countries. The appointment marks a milestone for Renesas in terms of our aggressive drive to increase sales in Russia and other CIS countries, and we’re very much looking forward to working with PT Electronics on new customer projects.”


About PT Electronics

PT Electronics LLC is one of the biggest Russian distributor of electronic components, was founded in 1992 with the HQ on St.Petersburg. PT Electronics has ten sales office in the Russian Federation with a total number of more than 200 employees. In business development PT Electronics is supported by a Design Center and certified Test Lab, which are included in their structure. The business activities of PT Electronics are covering the main segments of the Russian market.

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About Renesas Electronics Europe

Renesas delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live – securely and safely. As the number one global supplier of microcontrollers, and a leader in A&P and SoC products, Renesas provides the expertise, quality, and comprehensive solutions for a broad range of Automotive, Industrial, Home Electronics (HE), Office Automation (OA) and Information Communication Technology (ICT) applications to help shape a limitless future.

Renesas Electronics Corporation was established in 2010 and is headquartered in Japan.With over 800 hardware and software alliance partners worldwide, it has the industry’s largest local support network. Renesas Electronics’ European structure is comprised of three business units – the Automotive, the Broad-based and the Industrial Solution Business Unit.

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