Digi-Key and Bridgelux Sign Global Distribution Agreement
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota and Livermore, California, USA — July 1, 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, and Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, today announced the two companies have entered into an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute Bridgelux products to customers worldwide.
The agreement gives Digi-Key's customers ready access to Bridgelux's entire portfolio of LED array products, including the recently introduced neutral white color temperature (4100K) LED arrays.
Bridgelux offers one of the industry's widest ranges of solid-state light sources, delivering 240 to 4500 “hot” lumens across a broad range of color temperatures. This expansive portfolio of UL-recognized arrays provides designers with wide-ranging options as they develop high quality replacement lamps and luminaires for a market rapidly transitioning to energy efficient lighting.
Bridgelux products are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.
“We are very pleased to announce this distribution agreement with Bridgelux,” said Dave Doherty, Digi-Key's vice president of semiconductor product. “The demands of an emerging customer base vary greatly between discrete HBLEDs, arrays to fully turn-key solutions. The Bridgelux relationship is keeping with Digi-Key's commitment to provide its customers with the latest and most innovative range of products.”
“Digi-Key's exceptionally broad range of products and its world-class customer service have made it an industry leader. We are proud to partner with Digi-Key and look forward to working with them to serve our customers,” said Dave Barnby, Bridgelux vice president of worldwide sales. “We are impressed with Digi-Key's Lighting Solutions Technology Zone approach, consolidating solid-state lighting products on their website, simplifying component selection for lamp and luminaire design engineers.”
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 facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.