SOURCE: Digi-Key Corporation

August 22, 2006 08:01 ET

Digi-Key and Amphenol® Connex Ink Global Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN and DANBURY, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 22, 2006 -- Digi-Key Corporation and Amphenol® Connex Connector Corporation today announce the signing of a global distribution agreement. One of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key ships products to more than 140 countries.

Amphenol Connex (a division of Amphenol) designs, manufactures and distributes RF connectors, interfaces, crimp tools and accessories. Among Amphenol Connex products stocked by Digi-Key are its RF connectors, including BNC, SMA, TNC and N-type connectors along with corresponding tools and accessories. These products are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key through both its print and online catalogs. This new distribution agreement with Amphenol Connex will allow Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and volume requirements of its diverse customer base.

"We are pleased to round out our RF connector line with Amphenol Connex products and add this supplier partner to our line card," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key's president and COO. "I am certain that Digi-Key customers will find these products of great interest and appeal."

"The addition of Digi-Key as a distributor will dovetail our mission to be both a design/engineering and volume solutions provider," said Gerald Hanlon, Amphenol Connex's national sales manager.

About Digi-Key Corporation

One of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key has earned its reputation as an industry leader through its total commitment to service and performance. As a full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, Digi-Key has been ranked #1 for Overall Performance for 15 consecutive years from among the nation's more than 200 distributors (EE Times Distribution Study/ May 2006). Offering more than 700,000 parts from over 330 quality name-brand manufacturers Digi-Key's commitment to inventory is unparalleled. Access to the company's broad product offering is available 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week at Digi-Key's top-rated Web site at www.digikey.com.

About Amphenol Connex

Amphenol Connex Connector Corporation designs, manufactures and distributes world-class RF connectors, interfaces, crimp tools and accessories. It offers literally thousands of products with options, types and configurations provided by the only the largest connector companies. Modifications to existing designs, technical support, engineering assistance and custom packaging are all available. ISO9001 and UL approvals are standard.

Contact Information

  • Editorial Contact for Digi-Key
    Steven G. Tsukichi
    Vice President of Marketing
    Digi-Key Corporation
    218-681-8000, Ext 1001 (voice)
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    Editorial Contact for Amphenol Connex
    Jerry Hanlon
    National Sales Manager
    Amphenol Connex Connector Corp.
    805-378-6471
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