THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - February 10, 2011
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Interlink Electronics, today announced the companies have entered into an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute Interlink Electronics products to customers worldwide.
Interlink Electronics is the innovator of thin film Force Sensing Resistor (FSR™) technology, which measures the force in diverse applications such as robotics, Smartphone user interfaces, and machine control. Initially used in electronic drums and other musical instruments, FSR technology is now optimized for use in devices such as handheld gaming devices, portable media players, mobile phones, digital cameras, navigation devices, and other portable electronics.
"We are very pleased to announce this distribution agreement with Interlink Electronics," said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product. "This agreement will bring value to design engineers around the world, affirming Digi-Key's commitment to provide our customers with innovative products and technology from the world's foremost suppliers."
"We are pleased to partner with Digi-Key, a leader in technology distribution. We look forward adding value to Digi-Key and their large customer base," said Trevor Bray, vice president of sales and marketing for Interlink Electronics.
Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.
About Digi-Key Corporation
Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.
About Interlink Electronics
Interlink Electronics Inc., is a global leader in the design of patented Force-Sensing Resistor (FSR™) technology and a pioneer in printed electronics. For 25 years, our solutions have focused on handheld user input, menu navigation, cursor control, & other intuitive interface technology for the world's top electronics manufacturers. We enhance and strengthen our customer's user interface and data capture solutions with our robust array of sensor technologies and expertise. Interlink is the trusted advisor and technology partner in the advancing world of sensor technologies. With corporate headquarters in Camarillo, CA (ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System) and world class manufacturing capabilities from our China facility (ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System), our sensors are designed to give engineers the flexibility and functionality they seek in today's sophisticated electronic devices. We also have regional offices in Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea. Interlink partners with customers in a wide range of markets, including, but not limited to, consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, and medical devices. More information about Interlink Electronics is available at www.Interlinkelectronics.com.