Now Available at Digi-Key: TE Connectivity's Deutsch Brand Connectors

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - July 10, 2012

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced TE Connectivity's (TE) Deutsch connectors are now available for purchase.

TE's Deutsch products are leading, high-performance, connectivity solutions for harsh environment applications. In April 2012, TE acquired Deutsch, to expand TE's product portfolio and to enable the company to better serve its customers in the Industrial and Commercial Transportation, Aerospace and Defense, and Rail markets.

"TE's acquisition of Deutsch has made it possible for Digi-Key to offer more than 70,000 components of Deutsch's high-performance connectivity solutions to our customers worldwide," said Dave Doherty, Digi-Key's vice president of global supplier and product operations. "We are excited to add these high-quality connectors to our expansive line card of more than two million products."

TE's Deutsch connectors are available for purchase now on Digi-Key's global websites.

As the leading integrated Internet-based distributor of electronic components, information about Digi-Key Corporation and inventory of millions of products is accessible to customers around the globe, with all products shipped from Digi-Key's single, North American location. The company's integrated business model provides product and support information online to help put engineers and procurement professionals in control as they solve tough product development challenges.

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 TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global, $14 billion company that designs and manufactures approximately 500,000 products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products that touch every aspect of our lives. TE's nearly 100,000 employees partner with customers in virtually every industry -- from consumer electronics, energy and healthcare, to automotive, aerospace and communication networks -- enabling smarter, faster, better technologies to connect products to possibilities. Find more information about TE Connectivity at