HARTING Recognizes Digi-Key with Distinguished Award for Distributor of the Year

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 24, 2017

Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, was awarded HARTING's 2016 "Distinguished Award for Distributor of the Year" at the 2017 EDS Banquet in Las Vegas, NV.

Image of From Left to Right: Edgar Duening, Jon Desouza, Mark Larson, Anthony Bruggeman, Dave Doherty, Matt Nemec, Philip Harting, Matt Baker

The award was presented by Edgar Duning, Managing Director Global Business Units Electrical and Electronic; Jon Desouza, President and CEO; Philip Harting, Chairman of the Board HARTING Technology Group; and Matt Baker, Distribution Manager at HARTING Americas and given to Mark Larson; Anthony Bruggeman, Manager, Technology Business; Dave Doherty, President/COO; and Matt Nemec, Director, Interconnect at Digi-Key.

HARTING develops, manufactures and sells electrical and electronic connectors, device terminations, backplanes, network components as well as cable harnesses for networks or machinery, or for power and data application in factories. Their products are used in mechanical and plant engineering, broadcast and entertainment, factory automation, power generation and distribution as well as industrial electronics and telecommunication.

HARTING's broad portfolio of products including cable assemblies, wires, connectors, tools, networking solutions, and more is available for immediate shipment globally from Digi-Key.

For more information, or to order from Digi-Key's full line of HARTING products, please visit any of Digi-Key's global websites.

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.