TE Adds Online Store as Part of its Digital Strategy

TE Connectivity, one of the largest and most diverse manufacturers of connectors, sensors and passive components, has expanded its purchasing, pricing, availability and delivery offerings via its TE Store. Although similar services are offered by TE distributors, TE’s chief eBusiness and digital officer Nitin Mathur said there is a large population of global users that…

Senet & Digi-Key Partner on IoT

S​enet, Inc,​ a leading provider of cloud-based software, global connectivity service platforms and network build-out for the Internet of Things (IoT), and Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, today announced the addition of Senet’s LoRaWAN developer tools and connectivity offerings to the Digi-Key Internet of Things Resource Center. The partnership simplifies the process for IoT…

Bourns Names Digi-Key E-Commerce Distributor of the Year

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has selected Digi-Key Electronics as its 2017 North American e-Commerce Distributor of the Year for the second year in a row based on their excellent sales growth and innovative and successful Internet marketing programs. Bourns has been honoring its top-performing distribution partners…

Digi-Key to Start Construction on New Distribution Center

Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, will begin construction of its new facility in Thief River Falls next month. The four-story product distribution center will provide an additional 2.2 million square feet of usable space to the company’s existing Thief River Falls facilities, and will occupy an overall footprint of 1 million square feet. The initial investment is…

‘Business as Usual’ For Microchip/Microsemi Distributors

Microchip Technology Inc.’s $10.1 billion acquisition of Microsemi Corp. will not have a short-term impact on the suppliers’ distribution relationships, Microchip chairman and CEO Steve Sanghi told analysts last week. Microchip conducts business with many of Microsemi’s distributors, he added, and post-merger channel relationships will be jointly evaluated after the deal is closed. For the…

Cypress, SparkFun & Digi-Key Develop IoT Development Platform

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., SparkFun, and Digi-Key, a global electronic components distributor, have collaborated to deliver a joint IoT development platform that allows makers and engineers of all kinds to prototype sensor-to-cloud solutions quickly and easily. To enable even more dynamic IoT development, SparkFun created an add-on shield that simplifies system designs with the Cypress PSoC® 6 microcontroller (MCU), which is purpose-built…

SV Microwave Awards Digi-Key

SV Microwave has honored Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, with the “2017 Distributor of the Year” award for their outstanding partnership performance. The award is based on point of sale (POS) growth, customer reach, engagement efforts, market expansion, inventory breadth and depth growth, including New Product Introduction (NPI) purchases, and more. “SV Microwave values…

Harwin Awards Digi-Key

Based on a variety of different key performance metrics, Harwin has awarded Digi-Key with its Global Distributor 2017 Award. The supply chain specialist has achieved an impressive 40% sales growth for Harwin product lines over the course of the last 12 months and established itself as the connector and board level hardware manufacturer’s number one…

SuZhou Etron Awards Digi-Key

distributor, the 2017 Excellent Supplier on Technical Service Award. This is an award centered around API setup with providing a total automated solution on the process of Search, Quote, and Buy. Etron focuses on high-grade customers from application areas including Telecomm, Medical Devices, Automotive Electronics, Power Supply, and Battery Chargers. With the right market positioning…