Digi-Key Corp. and Conec Sign Global Distribution Agreement

August 01, 2006 by Jeff Shepard

Digi-Key Corp. and Conec Corp. announced the signing of a global distribution agreement. Conec is a developer and manufacturer of connectors for the electronics and communications industries. Digi-Key is a growing electronic component distributor, currently shipping product to more than 140 countries around the globe.

Digi-Key is stocking a large variety of Conec's D-Sub, including filtered D-Subs, combination D-Subs, water sealed D-Subs, D-Sub hoods and accessories. Other high-end connector systems, such as AdvancedTCA Zone 1 Power Connectors and CompactPCI are also available. Conec's products will be featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs with this new distribution agreement enabling Digi-Key to fulfill both the prototype and production needs of its widespread customer base.

Conec develops, produces and markets connectors worldwide to the electronic industry in the telecom/communications, medical, industrial, instrumentation and automotive industry. Conec is certified under ISO 9001, QS-9000, ISO/TS 16949, and is CSA/UL/VDE approved.

"We are extremely pleased to add Conec to our line card and broaden our current connector offering with its new products," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key's President and COO. "Conec's commitment to quality and service make this company a great match for Digi-Key."

"We are extremely delighted to add Digi-Key to our distribution network," said Dolphy Schwarz, Conec's President of North American Operations. "Digi-Key's global presence and world-class reputation in service to design and manufacturing segments allows us to expand our reach into these markets."