Digi-Key Corporation Expands Agreement to Distribute Honeywell Sensing and Control Products Globally

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 11, 2013

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery, has expanded its distribution agreement with Honeywell Sensing and Control to distribute their products globally.

"We are excited to have the opportunity to work with Digi-Key in our other global regions to duplicate the success that we have seen in North America," said Mike West, Director, Global Distribution for Honeywell Sensing and Control. "Entering into this agreement with Digi-Key forms the foundation for us to grow our businesses on a global basis and expand our success beyond North America."

Honeywell Sensing and Control manufactures more than 50,000 products ranging from snap action, limit, toggle and pressure switches to position, speed, pressure, torque, and airflow sensors. Honeywell also offers engineering expertise and value-added capabilities no other company offers. While its switch and sensor solutions meet a wide array of basic and complex applications, its custom-engineered solutions offer enhanced precision, repeatability and ruggedness for each industry it serves.

"With Digi-Key's rapid growth in the global markets, we are excited to expand our agreement with Honeywell," said Tom Busher, Digi-Key Vice President, Interconnect, Passives, and Electromechanical products. "Providing quality products to our worldwide customer base has always been a priority, and the ability to distribute Honeywell’s superior products internationally adds immense value for our customers."

Honeywell Sensing and Control’s wide range of products are available for purchase now on all of Digi-Key's global websites.

About Honeywell

Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges (NYSE: HON). For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com.

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.