August 2010, THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA and Portsmouth, UK — 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 Harwin today announced the two companies have entered into an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute Harwin’s products to customers worldwide.
Harwin is a leading manufacturer of hi-rel connectors and SMT board hardware. With a more than 50-year history of manufacturing electronic components, Harwin has a wealth of experience in the industrial/instrumentation, military/aerospace, medical, consumer electronics, telecommunications, and test and measurement markets. Harwin products are currently available for purchase on Digi-Key’s global websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.
“We are very pleased to announce this distribution agreement and provide Harwin’s high quality, high reliability interconnect products to our customers,” said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key’s vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product. “In addition to the value this agreement will bring to design engineers around the globe, this new partnership with Harwin affirms Digi-Key’s commitment to working with the world’s foremost suppliers of electronic components.”
Doug Steele, Harwin’s global vice president of catalog distribution, said, “We are delighted to have signed this distribution agreement with Digi-Key, which will enable customers worldwide to access Harwin’s Datamate hi-rel 2mm interconnect family as well as other Harwin products such as our EZ-Boardware range of surface mount PCB hardware. With this new agreement, more designers will learn about our products, bringing real benefits to the projects they are working on.”
Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.