Digi-Key Corporation and austriamicrosystems Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota and Unterpremstaetten, Austria –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 austriamicrosystems , a leading designer of standard and customized high-performance analog ICs, today announced the two companies have entered into an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute austriamicrosystems products to customers worldwide.
"We are very pleased to announce this distribution agreement with austriamicrosystems with its strong product offerings in high performance analog, particularly in sensors, power management, and magnetic encoder technologies," said Dave Doherty, Digi-Key’s vice president of semiconductor product. "austriamicrosystems has strong European brand awareness that we are excited to expand to engineers globally."
"We are excited to be partnering with Digi-Key, the clear leader in online engineering solutions and service," said Heribert Hochrinner, global channel manager for austriamicrosystems. "Our advanced analog technology, combined with Digi-Key’s unique portfolio and capabilities, will bring new choices to design engineers 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 facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.