Digi-Key Electronics signs global agreement with Erni Electronics

Electronic connectors from Erni Electronics are now available from Dig-Key Electronics following the signing of a global distribution agreement between the two parties.

Connectors are designed for a range of industries, including the IoT, automotive, transportation, aerospace, military, industrial, medical, lighting, communications and instrumentation.

Erni connectors and cable assemblies are trusted for the security and strong vibration resistance, said Digi-Key, achieved through designs that include dual beam female contacts, terminal position assurance (TPA), and scoop-proof housings. There are also a number of termination styles available, including surface mount, press-fit and solder options.

Among the options available in the manufacturer’s portfolio are Erni’s robust, miniature interconnects which deliver signal and data for all types of applications

“The breadth and depth of the Erni portfolio is one that designers from all industries look to for quality, robust and reliable solutions,” said David Stein, vice president of global supplier management for Digi-Key. “We look forward to marketing and making available ERNI’s Maxibridge and other surface mount connector solutions to our global engineering customer base.”

Also available are Erni’s board-to-board products, including DIN, 2mm HM ERmet and ZD as well as wire-to-board products including the 2.54 mm pitch MaxiBridge with 12A and MicroBridge with a 1.27mm pitch that carries 9A per contact.

“Erni values the strong and growing relationships we have with distribution and we’re very excited to now be partnered with Digi-Key Electronics,” said Bill Knable, president, Erni Electronics Americas region. “We look forward to reaching new audiences, those that turn to Digi-Key for quality electronic connectors,” he added.

Erni manufactures connectors with more than 70 years’ of experience. Erni develops, manufactures and markets a variety of electronic connection products for various industries, including the IoT, transportation, automation and medical.

The company has a presence in more than 40 countries and production facilities in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.

The company’s international headquarters are in Switzerland and for the Americas region is in Midlothian, Virginia, USA.

Digi-Key Electronics is headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA. It is an authorised global, full-service distributor of electronic components, and provides access to products and technologies through the online Marketplace. The distributor offers more than 11.8 million components, with over 2.6 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 1,700 quality name-brand manufacturers.


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