Digi-Key Corp. and LEDdynamics ink global distribution deal

Jan. 19, 2009
Date Announced: 19 Jan 2009 Randolph, Vermont and Thief River Falls, Minnesota — January 15, 2009 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest product selection available for immediate delivery, and LEDdynamics announced today that the companies have entered into a worldwide distribution agreement.LEDdynamics is a custom engineering company specializing in the design and integration of LED technology for end-user and OEM applications. Slated to be featured in future print catalogs, LEDdynamics LuxDrive line of products stocked by Digi-Key are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's website. "We are very pleased to add LEDdynamics to our line card," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "We are certain that its products will be of significant interest to customers seeking the benefits of leading edge LED technology.""Working with Digi-Key has been a real pleasure," said William McGrath, LEDdynamics president and CTO. "This distribution partnership combines the superior quality and versatility of LuxDrive power management solutions, lighting controllers, and light-engines, designed and manufactured by LEDdynamics, with world class customer service and consistent product availability."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 single 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.About Digi-KeyOne 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 16 consecutive years from among the nation's more than 200 distributors (EE Times Distribution Study/ August 2008). Offering more than 1.5 million products from over 400 quality name-brand manufacturers, Digi-Key's commitment to inventory is unparalleled. Access to the company's broad product offering is available 24/7 at Digi-Key's top-rated Web site, www.digikey.com.About LEDdynamicsA custom engineering company specializing in the design and integration of LED technology, LEDdynamics is committed to creating enabling technologies that bring LEDs from the laboratory into end user products. Its staff of engineers consolidates knowledge of driver electronics, optics, thermal management, manufacturability, and the latest technology to bring this knowledge to the marketplace. For more information, visit www.leddynamics.com.

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