Digi-Key and Comchip Ink Global Distribution Agreement

October 25, 2006 by Jeff Shepard

Digi-Key Corp. and Comchip Technology Corp., a designer and manufacturer of SMD diodes, announced the signing of a global distribution. Digi-Key currently ships products to more than 140 countries. Comchip designs and manufactures switching, Schottky and Zener diodes as well as transient voltage suppressors (TVSs), transistors, ESD suppressors and more. Comchip's diodes are well-suited for personal computers, digital cameras, PDAs, pagers, wireless, networking and portable devices.

"We are certain Comchip's products will be of great interest and appeal to our customers, and Digi-Key is pleased to announce the addition of this company to its line card," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key's President and COO.

"Comchip Technology is pleased to partner with Digi-Key Corp. and bring the latest in packaging technology to the diode marketplace," said Tony Yang, Comchip General Manager. "Our 'flat pack' SOD-323, SOD-523 and soon to be announced SOD-723 package configuration allows for state of the art assembly of high quality diode products in a RoHS or leaded solder environment. We are a leader in providing RoHS solutions without tin whisker issues."