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October 06, 2015 7:37 PM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of Digi-Key Corporation

Company Overview

Digi-Key Corporation, doing business as Digi-Key Electronics, distributes electronic components and related accessories. The company offers audio, battery, test and measurement, soldering, desoldering, rework, static control, ESD, clean room, RF/IF and RFID, prototyping, discrete semiconductor, thermal management, and circuit protection products; fans; boxes, enclosures, and racks; cable assemblies; cables and wires; capacitors; computers, and components and accessories; connectors and interconnects; crystals and oscillators; filters; hardware, fasteners, and accessories; digital humidity and temperature sensors; and inductors, coils, and chokes. It also provides industrial controls; integra...

701 Brooks Avenue South

Thief River Falls, MN 56701

United States

Founded in 1972





Key Executives for Digi-Key Corporation

President and Chief Operating Officer
Founder, Vice Chairman and Company Advisor
Vice President of Sales of EMEA and Asia Pacific
Director of Corporate Communications
Sales Director of United Kingdom and Ireland Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Digi-Key Corporation Key Developments

ACKme Networks Signs Distribution Agreement with Digi-Key to Offer an Innovative IoT Hardware and Connectivity Platform

ACKme Networks and Digi-Key Electronics announced the availability of ACKme Networks’ Wi-Fi and Bluetooth secure connectivity solutions that provide everything developers and engineers need to create securely connected devices. The ACKme Networks Wi-Fi and Bluetooth low energy modules enable significantly faster time-to-revenue for customers, lower overall design cost, extreme flexibility, and a range of technology choices to suite any application requirement. The rich API’s offer modes designed for both humans and machines. Human modes offer easy to comprehend responses and commands while machine modes provide fixed length response ensuring any host microcontroller’s code can be simplified and optimized. All modules ship with a 128-bit unique identifiers, 128-bit encryption keys, and certifications that provide unprecedented connected device security. Cloud connectivity options allow customers to expand their business models to enable different product features or add cloud services based on per user licensing schemes. Additionally, all modules are fully over-the-air upgradable through a secure and encrypted mechanism designed to thwart potential attacks such as the man-in-the-middle attack, typically used to circumvent product security.

Digi International Signs Exclusive Agreement with Digi-Key for New XBee/Arduino-Compatible Coding Platform

Digi International and Digi-Key Electronics announced the availability of the Digi XBee®/Arduino-Compatible Coding Platform. Available exclusively through Digi-Key for $99, the platform provides a comprehensive resource for developers to learn about the XBee API and other key features that enable reliable wireless communications for many real-world applications, such as, working control systems and sensing networks. XBee modules enable faster time-to-market, lower costs, design flexibility, excellent range and superior data rates for those seeking to incorporate wireless capabilities into a whole new range of products and solutions. This exclusive distribution agreement offers experienced designers and engineers as well as those just beginning to incorporate wireless communications into their designs with specific information, hardware and documentation on wirelessly connecting devices using unlicensed 2.4 GHz XBee modules. The new coding platform features an Arduino-compatible microprocessor, three XBee modules, LEDs, adapters, cables, and other components in addition to software code examples. The platform also includes five interactive projects that use the Processing open source programming language for quick and easy development.

Digi-Key Electronics Announces Distribution Agreement with ARM University Program

Digi-Key Electronics announced their partnership with the ARM University Program to distribute the innovative Lab-in-a-Box (LiB) to higher educational institutions around the globe. The LiB contains ARM-based technology and high quality, rigorous training materials that support electronics and computer engineering courses. The Lab-in-a-Box package includes hardware development boards, professional software licenses from ARM, and complete teaching materials from the ARM University Program ready to be deployed in classes. These include lecture note slides, demonstration codes, lab manuals and projects with solutions in source.

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