Our History

 
  1. 1972

    Digi-Key begins as a small mail-order company when Dr. Ron Stordahl began selling the leftover parts to a digital electronic keyer kit (the Digi-Keyer).

  2. 1996

    First website is introduced, paving the way for Digi-Key to become a successful e-commerce company with the most visited and top-rated website in the industry.

  3. 1997

    First international website launched (Canada). Digi-Key now has 45 local websites, translated into 22 languages, with 26 currencies being accepted.

  4. 2018

    Digi-Key breaks ground on 2.2 million square foot Product Distribution Center expansion. The first package from the new facility is projected to ship soon.

 

Fast Facts

Annual Sales

$4.5 Billion +

Number of Employees

4,500 +

Facilities

Over 3 Million Square Feet

Products Available

13.4 Million +

Suppliers

2,300 +

Internet Orders / Yr.

5.7 Million +

Telephone Calls / Yr.

3.2 Million +

Orders Processed / Yr.

6.4 Million +

Customer Serviced / Yr.

857,000 +

Sites Served / Yr.

673,000 +

Orders Shipped Same Day

99.9%

Customer Service

Available 24/7