CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, bestowed the global electronics component distributor Digi-Key Electronics with its 2016 High Service Distributor of the Year award. Littelfuse presented the award to Digi-Key Electronics at last week’s Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“We are proud to honor Digi-Key Electronics as a premier channel partner for Littelfuse,” said Dave Heinzmann, president and chief executive officer of Littelfuse. “Digi-Key Electronics helped deliver revenue growth, demand creation and operational excellence for our company through exceptional services that are crucial to serving Littelfuse customers. With our expanding portfolio of circuit protection, sensors and power semiconductors, it is imperative that we have a strong alignment with channel partners to meet the most demanding engineering and production needs of our customers.”
Digi-Key Electronics is an electronic component distributor headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United States. As a full-service distributor of electronic components, the company offers more than five million products, with over 1.3 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 650 name-brand manufacturers.
“Digi-Key is grateful to be recognized for its partnership with Littelfuse,” said Tom Busher, VP Global IP&E for Digi-Key Corporation. “Littelfuse and Digi-Key have a long-standing partnership focused on providing outstanding service and meeting customer needs. We look forward to continuing this collaboration with our colleagues at Littelfuse.”
Littelfuse selects award winners based on a variety of distributor performance metrics including overall sales growth, focus product sales, growth in the number of customers served, and the number and quality of creative marketing campaigns that reach end customers.
Founded in 1927, Littelfuse is the world leader in circuit protection with growing global platforms in power control and sensing. The company serves customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays and sensors. Littelfuse has over 10,000 employees in more than 40 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website: Littelfuse.com.