Kingbright and Digi-Key announce global distribution deal

Dec. 5, 2007
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and Kingbright Corporation announced today that the companies have entered into a global distribution agreement.

Kingbright is a leading manufacturer of LED lamps, displays, SMD lamps and other LED-related products. The company says that it produces more than 350 million SMD lamps and 200 million through-hole LED lamps per month, and also consumes 120 million LED dice in manufacturing through-hole and SMD displays in the same period.

Kingbright LED products stocked by Digi-Key are featured in its print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key. This new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the prototype and production requirements of its diverse customer base.

"We are very pleased to expand Digi-Key's lighting portfolio through this new partnership with Kingbright," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "With products certain to be of great interest and appeal to our customers, Kingbright's commitment to superior quality and customer service makes this company a good match for Digi-Key."

"We are delighted to enter into this global distribution partnership with Digi-Key," said Wen Sung, Kingbright general manager. "Unparalleled values will be created for engineers and buyers through synergy between Digi-Key's reputable service and Kingbright's extensive product offering."