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…

Digi-Key Offers Ametherm Glass-Encapsulated Thermistors

Ametherm today announced that its DG series of glass-encapsulated thermistors for high-accuracy temperature sensing in automotive and industrial applications is now in stock at Digi-Key. Hermetically sealed DG series devices eliminate errors in resistance readings due to moisture penetration while offering high operating temperatures and a compact size. Ametherm’s glass-encapsulated DG series provides designers with faster, more accurate,…

Digi-Key Ships Cypress PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit

Customers who opted in to be early adopters of the Cypress Semiconductor PSoC 6® BLE Pioneer Kit through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, will be seeing the product arrive at their doors shortly. The company has received their highly-anticipated stock and have begun processing and shipping customer pre-orders. Cypress’ PSoC 6 MCU is an IoT game changer.…

Digi-Key Ships Sierra Wireless mangOH Red Hardware Platform

The Sierra Wireless mangOH™ Red open source hardware platform is available primarily through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor. Targeted at the industrial IoT and maker communities, mangOH Red is the most feature-rich, lowest power open source enablement platform on the market. Talon Communications is producing the mangOH Red and IoT Expansion cards for use with…