Digi-Key Corporation announces global distribution agreement with Marktech Optoelectronics

Date Announced: 13 Feb 2012

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. and Latham, New York, USA – Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Marktech Optoelectronics today announced the two companies have signed a global distribution agreement.

Marktech Optoelectronics is an industry leader in LED technology, products and solutions. Marktech has been involved in many high-end, high-profile projects and serves several markets including Aerospace and Defense, Medical Technology, Industrial Manufacturing and Robotics, and Sign and Signal.

“Marktech’s status as a leader in the application of LED and Photo Sensing component solutions will provide Digi-Key and its customers with a competitive edge in the market,” said Mark Zack, Digi-Key’s vice president of semiconductor product. “We look forward to developing a successful business partnership with the Marktech team.”
“Marktech is excited to work closely with Digi-Key as our strategic partner,” stated William Moore, executive vice president of Marktech Optoelectronics. “Digi-Key’s unparalleled level of service along with Marktech’s 26 years of providing optoelectronic solutions will allow engineers to quickly achieve their design goals.”

Marktech products are available for purchase now on Digi-Key’s 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-Key’s single, North American location. The company’s 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 company’s online offerings and resources include: PTM® product training modules; TechZoneSM technology zones; Digi-Key toolbar; and a Mobile and Social Center.

About Digi-Key Corporation

As one of the world’s leading, totally integrated, Internet-based distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key Corporation has earned its reputation as an industry leader through its total commitment to service and performance. Digi-Key is a full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components. A testament to Digi-Key’s unparalleled commitment to service, North American design engineers have ranked Digi-Key as the #1 Most Preferred Distributor (UBM/EE|Times Distributor Customer Preference Study/June 2011). With global sales for 2011 surpassing $1.5 billion, Digi-Key’s single location in North America is one of its greatest assets. Visit www.digikey.com/worldwide for additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering.

About Marktech Optoelectronics

Marktech is an industry leader in LED technology, products and solutions. For over 25 years, the commitment to listen and understand customer needs is always the first priority. From standard and custom components through finished optoelectronics assemblies, the Marktech team is an extension of each customer’s engineering vision.

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Digi-Key Public Relations 1-800-344-4539

E-mail:publicrelations@digikey.com

Web Site:www.digikey.com/worldwide

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