Digi-Key Corporation Announces Global Distribution Agreement with Marktech Optoelectronics

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - February 7, 2012

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Marktech Optoelectronics today announced the two companies have signed a global distribution agreement.

Marktech Optoelectronics is an industry leader in LED technology, products and solutions. Marktech has been involved in many high-end, high-profile projects and serves several markets including Aerospace and Defense, Medical Technology, Industrial Manufacturing and Robotics, and Sign and Signal.

"Marktech's status as a leader in the application of LED and Photo Sensing component solutions will provide Digi-Key and its customers with a competitive edge in the market," said Mark Zack, Digi-Key's vice president of semiconductor product. "We look forward to developing a successful business partnership with the Marktech team."

"Marktech is excited to work closely with Digi-Key as our strategic partner," stated William Moore, executive vice president of Marktech Optoelectronics. "Digi-Key's unparalleled level of service along with Marktech's 26 years of providing optoelectronic solutions will allow engineers to quickly achieve their design goals."

Marktech products are available for purchase now on Digi-Key's global websites.

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 Marktech Optoelectronics

Marktech is an industry leader in LED technology, products and solutions. For over 25 years, the commitment to listen and understand customer needs is always the first priority. From standard and custom components through finished optoelectronics assemblies, the Marktech team is an extension of each customer's engineering vision.

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