Friday, January 28, 2011 - THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA and Medford, Massachusetts USA â?" 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 Midé Technology  today announced the two companies have entered into an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute Midé Technology products to customers worldwide.
"We are very pleased to announce this global distribution agreement with Midé Technology," said Dave Doherty, Digi-Key's vice president of semiconductor products. "Electronics is playing a key role in both creating more efficient use of current energy sources and helping to identify and cultivate alternative sources. Adding Midé's quality product line to Digi-Key's offering exemplifies our commitment to provide our customers with the industry's broadest range of electronic components in both existing and emerging applications."
"Midé is excited that Digi-Key will now be distributing our products around the world" said Chris Ludlow, Midé's Director of Engineering. "Energy harvesting is an emerging industry which will help power the wireless sensor networks of the future. With the help of Digi-Key, Midé will be able to supply this emerging industry with the energy harvesting it needs."
Midé's Volture™ piezoelectric energy harvesters  are in stock and available for purchase on Digi-Key's global  websites. To complement its energy harvesters, Digi-Key also stocks Midé's Slam Stick™  portable, rechargeable vibration data logger. The Slam Stick™ helps customers identify if their application is suitable for energy harvesting. In addition to their availability on the websites, look for these products in future print and online catalogs. The distribution agreement between the two companies is global with the exception of Japan.
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.