Digi-Key Corporation Inks Global Distribution Agreement with Everlight Electronics

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - August 10, 2011

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd., have inked a global distribution agreement.

Everlight Electronics manufactures through-hole and surface mounted LEDs, optical sensors and infrared components, and state-of-the-art lighting fixtures and digital LED displays.

“With this agreement, Digi-Key has recognized our customer’s strong demand for Everlight products,” said Mark Zack, vice president, semiconductors, Digi-Key Corporation. “By offering Everlight’s top quality LED and lighting solutions, we are able to meet the design and supply chain needs of the engineering and purchasing communities.”

“Our customers expect worldwide availability and support for our products. We are convinced that Digi-key is a strong partner for the broadening of our sales channels. Digi-Key’s position as a premier online catalog and e-commerce distributor allows both Everlight and Digi-Key the opportunity to serve an expanding global customer base. Digi-Key's ability to quickly deliver Everlight products to design engineers around the world supports our commitment to meet the design needs of a diverse customer base through an extremely easy-to-use and flexible channel,” said Bernd Kammerer, general manager of sales and marketing, Everlight Electronics.

Everlight’s lighting solutions are available for purchase now on global websites.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, 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 on the Digi-Key website.

About Everlight Electronics

Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. was founded in 1983 in Taipei, Taiwan. Playing a critical role in the formation of the global LED industry, the company is rapidly ascending to become a leading supplier due to its dedication to certification, R&D, production, quality, marketing, and global customer service.