Digi-Key and Allegro Sign Distribution Agreement

April 17, 2006 by Jeff Shepard

Digi-Key Corp. and Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. today announced the signing of a distribution agreement. Allegro products will be offered in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs with this new distribution agreement enabling Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production needs of its growing customer base. Digi-Key currently ships products to more than 130 countries around the globe.

"We welcome this innovative company to our vendor lineup," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "Allegro MicroSystems' desire to back its technically advanced products with value for its customers makes this company an excellent match for Digi-Key."

"Digi-Key's depth and breadth of product offering will enhance Allegro's ability to satisfy our customers' demands for immediate access to our growing portfolio of products," said Arnie Maguire, Allegro's director of North American sales. "We are delighted to partner with this established leader in the e-commerce area."