Digi-Key and Olimex announce global distribution agreement
Press release [Friday 17 August 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, and Olimex Ltd., a leading provider for development tools and programmers for the embedded market, announced the two companies have signed a global distribution agreement.
"Olimex has a strong following in the engineering community," said Mark Zack, Digi-Key's Vice President of Global Semiconductor Product. "By adding Olimex to Digi-Key's line card, we can now offer a wider range of development boards for our global customers' engineering needs."
Olimex is recognized as an approved Third Party Hardware Developer by Atmel, Freescale, Microchip, NXP, STMicroelectronics, and Texas Instruments. All designs made by Olimex are created with Design-For-Manufacturing in mind which guarantees that they are optimized for reliability and provide cost-effective solutions for customers.
"Digi-Key adds safe hands in delivering Olimex products to design engineers worldwide," said Tsvetan Usunov, Olimex. "Teaming with Digi-Key instantly extends our reach into the engineering design community by making our products available through their Dynamic Catalog and global websites."
Olimex development boards for Atmel, Freescale, Microchip, NXP, STMicroelectronics, and Texas Instruments are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites (http://www.digikey.com/).