Wurth Elektronik eiSos Honors Digi-Key with the Global Distribution Award

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 30, 2017

This year's "Global Distribution Award" of the Würth Elektronik eiSos Group went to Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor. Representatives of the American subsidiary of the Group, Wurth Electronics Midcom Inc., presented the award during a visit to the Digi-Key headquarters in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. Along with acknowledging the company's commercial success, the award was presented in appreciation of the speed at which the globally active distributor brings new products and technologies of Würth Elektronik eiSos into the market.

Image of Representatives from Digi-Key Accept the Global Distribution Award from Wurth Electronics Midcom Inc.

Digi-Key has been selling the electronic and electromechanical components, bearing the red WE logo, for almost ten years now. The most recent win marks the second time Digi-Key has received the prestigious award. The distributor accepted the "Global Distribution Award" in the form of "Henry," a green crocodile made entirely using Würth Elektronik plug-in connectors.

"Würth Elektronik sets high standards and requirements for their distributors. We are honored to be recognized for exceeding Würth Elektronik's high standards and offering the best service for our mutual customer base," said Tom Busher, Vice President of Global IP&E at Digi-Key. "The Henry distribution award is representative of Würth Elektronik's high quality and diverse products and we are pleased to have earned this award once again."

"Our motto ‘more than you expect' has become embedded in the DNA of our distributors, and Digi-Key, in particular, has demonstrated its special commitment to customer orientation," said Lars Fahrbach, team manager responsible for global distribution and new markets at Würth Elektronik. "The company is an excellent ambassador for the Group as a whole in the marketplaces it serves, providing the customers with highly specialized services when it comes to the uses in which our product innovations can be put."

Würth Electronik's full line of quality products is available for immediate shipment on the Digi-Key website.

About Würth Electronik

Wurth Electronics is a leading manufacturer of EMC and Inductive components including ferrites, ferrite beads, inductors, common-mode chokes, transformers, connectors, etc. With an international network of ISO certified production plants, distribution hubs and more than 400 technical salespeople, we supply your global activities from design to prototype to mass production. Wurth Elektronik offers our customers solutions beyond the component. Our company philosophy "more than you expect" is a commitment to engineering support. Expect more!

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service distributor of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than five million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over 1.3 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.