Digi-Key Surpasses Milestone of 50 Million Packages Shipped; Celebrates 43 Years of Innovation Worldwide

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 8, 2015 — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, is announcing they have surpassed shipping its 50 millionth package in the history of the company.

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Plexus receiving their "Bronze Package" award (Photo: Digi-Key)

Plexus receiving their "Bronze Package" award (Photo: Digi-Key)

“Digi-Key has been serving electronic design engineers and ‘Makers’ in our industry before they were even called ‘Makers’ since our very beginning in 1972,” according to Dave Doherty, President. “So recognizing this milestone of shipping our 50,000,000th package was something we wanted to celebrate. But we also wanted to recognize our customers who have driven our success; and not just a single customer, because we do business with well over 400,000 different companies each year.”

In celebration of this key milestone, Digi-Key has been featuring key customers in regions all around the world. In North America, Plexus in the US was recently recognized for their role in this unique milestone with the presentation of a “bronze package” award presented to Dale Kratz, Global Commodity Director by Chris Porter, Area Director, Business Development North Central for Digi-Key.

Plexus is known for providing electronics design, manufacturing and aftermarket services to companies with mid-to-low volume, higher complexity products. They have been delivering comprehensive Product Realization solutions to customers for more than 35 years.

Plexus was selected by Digi-Key as they typify the broad range of products and services they provide to enable innovation in the marketplace.

Digi-Key provides engineers with over 1.2 million products in stock and ready for immediate shipment, as well as access to more than 4.6 million components online. The company is an authorized distributor for 650+ quality name-brand manufacturers, ensuring customers get the latest technology, state-of-the-art products, unparalleled service, and continual new product introduction.

Digi-Key also supports the design process with numerous EDA and design tools, plus a comprehensive BOM manger tool. The company’s main objective is to accelerate the time to market for design engineers around the world.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering is available at www.digikey.com.



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