GD Rectifiers celebrates 55 years of electronic component distribution in the UK

This month is a special milestone for GD Rectifiers, the engineering–led West Sussex based manufacturer and specialist distributor of power electronic components, as it celebrates 55 years of electronic component sales
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Burgess Hill - West Sussex - England

BURGESS HILL, U.K. - Nov. 26, 2019 - PRLog -- Founded in 1964, today GD Rectifiers represents a truly global supplier base of more than 30 manufacturers from around the world, having strong partnerships with market leaders, including: IXYS, Westcode, Semikron, Littelfuse, Dynex, Bussmann, API Capacitors, Enerdoor, Mersen, KONČAR and Sirio.

GD Rectifiers provides a winning mix of extensive knowledge and expertise in engineering, the capability to source high quality components, the flexibility to take advantage of new technologies and markets, and the ability to provide customer specific modifications using the latest 2D modelling.

Milestones include:

1994 – GD Rectifiers transformed in to an all-encompassing distributor, becoming an authorised stockist for IXYS, IXYS Colorado, IXYS Power and Westcode, alongside Semikron

1998 – GD Rectifiers changed ownership with current Managing Director, Paul Bentley acquiring the company. Following his appointment, the company become official distributors for: Sirio, Telcon, Mersen, Bussmann, API Capacitors, Ocram, EDI and UAL

2002 – GD Rectifiers launched a power assembly manufacturing facility, offering a wide range of single phase, three phase and hexaphase assemblies

2007 – GD Rectifiers launched a heatsink manufacturing facility offering an extensive range of aluminium heatsinks including: forced air cooled, water cooled, oil cooled and custom designed heatsinks

2015 – GD Rectifiers built and started operating form a new modern, state-of-the-art factory and office in Burgess Hill

2017 – GD Rectifiers became an official distributor for Enerdoor and KONČAR.

2018 – GD Rectifiers were finalists in The Electronics Industry Awards for – 'Best Customer Service'

2019 – GD Rectifiers were shortlisted as nominees in The Electronics Industry Awards for – 'Best Customer Care', 'Distributor of the Year', 'Excellence in Innovation' and 'Academic Support'. Paul Bentley was also nominated as 'Industry Personality of the Year'.

Today, GD Rectifiers supports the global power electronics marketplace, providing: thermal management solutions for a wide range of industrial applications including: Railway Traction, HVDC, LED Lighting, Renewables, Aviation, Medical, Military, Laser, Welding and Automotive.

At GD Rectifiers, we offer added value by taking a completely tailored approach to the production and distribution process. With 55 years' experience in the power electronics industry, we manufacture a wide range of power assemblies, heatsinks, capacitors, high voltage diodes and selenium rectifiers.

We also distribute a wide range of semiconductor components and associated parts from some of the world's leading manufacturers, including: IXYS, Westcode, Semikron and Dynex.

Contact the sales team on: 01444 243 452 or email:

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