Digi-Key extends its industrial automation portfolio

Components distributor, Digi-Key Electronics, has added over 14,000 industrial automation part numbers to its portfolio, covering sensors, cables, safety devices, control monitors, relays, timers, switches, lighting, and controllers.

In the last 12 months, Digi-Key has added lines from Altech, SICK, IDEC, Carlo Gavazzi, and Belden, to its existing range from suppliers that include Omron, TE, Panasonic and Molex.

According to Eric Wendt, strategic program development director, Industrial Automation at Digi-Key: “Industrial automation is a vast industry that complements our current offering and plays a critical part in building automation, factories, Industry 4.0, and more. We want to partner with designers and purchasers in these application areas to help enable the innovation and functionality of their systems, processes, and machinery.”

Digi-Key also updated its industrial automation landing page, offering more graphical links and adds the ability to find related parts. The page is also more mobile-friendly.

Digi-Key Electronics is headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. It is a full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than 8.1 million products, with over 1.4 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 750 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a wide variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos, multimedia libraries, and much more. Technical support is available 24/7 via email, phone and webchat.

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