Excelitas Technologies Optoelectronic and Photonic Sensor Technology Now Available from Digi-Key

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - April 21, 2016

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced they are distributing select products from Excelitas Technologies® Corp. broad portfolio of illumination, optoelectronic, and sensor/detection products worldwide through Digi-Key's global websites.

Excelitas is a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative high-performance, market-driving photonic solutions to meet the lighting, detection, and optical technology needs of engineers.

"We are excited about working with Digi-Key to make Excelitas products readily accessible for the innovators who are creating technologies across a boundless range of applications," said Danny Miller, Sr. VP at Excelitas. "Digi-Key's renowned, global customer base and reach will help us market our leading-edge solutions to an expanded audience of designers and users."

A selection of over 100 part numbers in Excelitas product portfolio is currently available through Digi-Key. The innovative technology is ideal for engineers' designs in applications including medical, safety & security, industrial, environmental, and aerospace & defense, among others.

"Adding Excelitas products to our global product offering makes it easier for engineering teams to explore and purchase from a full selection of lighting and detection solutions for their designs," commented David Stein, VP, Global Semiconductor at Digi-Key. "Our customers can now find even more of the components they need for their R&D and product development projects from a single, convenient source."

For more information about Excelitas and to see their entire product listing, please visit their Supplier Center page at www.digikey.ie.

About Excelitas Technologies

Excelitas Technologies Corp. is a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, high-performance, market-driven photonic solutions to meet the lighting, detection and optical technology needs of global customers. From biomedical technology to research laboratory, safety and security, consumer products, semiconductor, energy and environment, industrial sensing & imaging, defense and aerospace, Excelitas Technologies is committed to enabling our customers' success in their end-markets. Excelitas Technologies acquired Qioptiq in 2013 and now has approximately 5,500 employees in North America, Europe and Asia, serving customers across the world. Connect with Excelitas on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Excelitas® is a registered trademark of Excelitas Technologies Corp. All other products and services are either trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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 four 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.ie.