Digi-Key and Linear Technology Announce Expansion of Distribution Agreement

April 17, 2007 by Jeff Shepard

Digi-Key Corp. and Linear Technology Corp. announced the expansion of the companies’ distribution contract from a North American contract to a global contract.

Linear Tech designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of standard high performance integrated circuits. Principal product categories include amplifiers, battery management, data converters, high frequency, interface, voltage regulators and voltage references. Applications for Linear’s products include telecommunications, cellular telephones, networking products, notebook and desktop computers, video/multimedia, industrial instrumentation, automotive electronics, factory automation, process control and military and space systems.

Digi-Key is a broad-line distributor specializing in board level electronic components. The company’s focus on product selection, coupled with its commitment to stock 90 to 95% of the products featured in its print catalog, facilitate Digi-Key to supply a broad range of customers from numerous areas of commerce and industry around the globe.

Linear Technology products stocked by Digi-Key include a wide range of integrated circuits. These products are featured in both its print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key.

"With Digi-Key’s rapid growth in the overseas markets, we are very pleased to expand our agreement with Linear Technology," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key President and COO. "Linear Technology’s commitment to quality and customer satisfaction makes for a valued partner, with Digi-Key passing its own brand of superior customer service on to the thousands of customers it comes in contact with every day."