Thursday, February 16, 2012 - THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., and THOUSAND PALMS, Calif., USA – Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industrys broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has expanded its distribution agreement with Elektron Technology to include Arcolectric products globally.

"We are pleased to expand this global distribution agreement with Elektron Technology," said Jeff Shafer, vice president of global interconnect, passives, and electromechanical product. "Arcolectric can offer our customer base the leading lines of switches, indicator lights, and fuse holders for diverse markets ranging from computers to medical appliances."

"Elektron Technology is pleased to strengthen its current relationship with Digi-Key by adding the Arcolectric line of switches and indicator lights," said Matt McElreath, director of sales and marketing, the Americas, Elektron Technology. "If the success we have achieved with our Bulgin line is any indication, we look forward to great things to come with this new endeavor."

Arcolectric is globally known for creating the latest switches and indicator lights. The switch line encompasses rockers, toggles, push buttons, vandal resistant switches, slide switches, safety switches, refrigerator/appliance, and rotary switches. Arcolectrics line of indicator lights offers an array of colors, sizes, voltages, and styles, including LED, neon, and incandescent lamps.

Arcolectrics products are available for purchase now on Digi-Keys global websites.

As the leading integrated Internet-based distributor of electronic components, information about and inventory of millions of products is accessible to customers around the globe, with all products shipped from Digi-Keys single, North American location. The companys integrated business model provides product and support information online to help put engineers and procurement professionals in control as they solve tough product development challenges.

The companys online offerings and resources include: PTM® product training modules; TechZoneSM technology zones; Digi-Key toolbar; and a Mobile and Social Center.