Richardson RFPD Announces Global Distribution Agreement with Maxwell Technologies

Richardson RFPD Announces Global Distribution Agreement with Maxwell Technologies

Expanded partnership adds Europe, Japan and Korea to existing ultracapacitor representation


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June 14, 2018 – Geneva, III.: Richardson RFPD today announced that it has entered into an expanded agreement with Maxwell Technologies, Inc, a leading developer and manufacturer of capacitive energy storage and power delivery solutions. The new agreement builds on the longterm relationship between the two companies and completes Richardson RFPD’s global network by adding Europe, Japan and Korea to its ultracapacitor sales regions.

For over 50 years, Maxwell’s world-class research and product development teams have established the company as a global leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing energy storage and power delivery solutions for automotive, grid energy storage, wind and industrial applications. Maxwell’s ultracapacitors are designed and built to provide high reliability and extended life performance for a wide variety of demanding applications.

“Maxwell Technologies has long been the recognized leader in ultracapacitor technologies,” said Rafael R. Salmi, Ph.D., Richardson RFPD’s president. “We have jointly supported customers in the renewable energy, transportation and energy storage markets for several years. Richardson RFPD appreciates the opportunity to service additional global applications which will benefit from an ultracapacitor’s ability to handle peak power demands or recapture energy that could otherwise be lost.”

“We have had a successful partnership with Richardson RFPD for many years,” said Franz Fink, Ph.D., CEO, Maxwell Technologies, Inc. “Their history of providing sales support as well as technical expertise has served our customers well. We now look forward to additional successes from them in Europe, Japan and Korea.”

Additional information is available at the Maxwell storefront webpage


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About Maxwell

Maxwell is a global leader in the development and manufacture of innovative, cost-effective energy storage and power delivery solutions. Maxwell has developed and transformed its patented, proprietary and fundamental dry electrode manufacturing technology that historically was used to make ultracapacitors to create a breakthrough technology that can be applied to the manufacturing of batteries. Maxwell’s ultracapacitor products provide safe and reliable power solutions for applications in consumer and industrial electronics, transportation, renewable energy and information technology. Maxwell’s CONDIS® high-voltage grading and coupling capacitors help to ensure the safety and reliability of electric utility infrastructure and other applications involving transport, distribution and measurement of high-voltage electrical energy. For more information, visit