Digi-Key Corporation and Littelfuse Expand Global Distribution Agreement
Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA — May 10, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has signed an expanded global distribution agreement with Littelfuse, a pioneer in the circuit protection industry. The expanded distribution agreement will allow Digi-Key to distribute Littelfuse product to North America, Europe, Hong Kong (China), Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia and India.
“By expanding our distribution agreement, Digi-Key is now able to provide Littelfuse products to engineers and purchasers around the globe,” said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product. “We are confident Digi-Key customers worldwide will benefit from this agreement.”
Digi-Key stocks Littelfuse fuses, fuseholders, TVS diodes, thyristors, varistors, silicon protection arrays and other circuit protection devices. Littelfuse products in stock are featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs and are available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites.
“For over 27 years, Digi-Key has been an important partner with Littelfuse,” said Littelfuse Vice President of Global Electronics Sales, Deepak Nayar. “Digi-Key's reach and credibility among engineering communities has helped Littelfuse achieve recognition as the top circuit protection brand in North America. The extension of the Digi-Key and Littelfuse agreement expands market opportunities for both companies and offers more options for electronics manufacturers worldwide.”
Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square-foot (55,741 square-meters) facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.