Central Semiconductor, a leading manufacturer of innovative discrete semiconductors and global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, an industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, announced a global distribution agreement. Central Semiconductor supplies leading edge discrete semiconductors for the latest high-tech products, from smart phones, tablets and laptop computers to bar code scanners, portable medical devices and telecom systems. At the same time, Central continues to manufacture legacy technology devices still needed by many manufacturers of products with long life cycles.
“Digi-Key has always prided itself on providing the broadest selection of components in the industry,” said Mark Zack, Vice President for Global Semiconductor Product at Digi-Key. “Central Semiconductor’s support of legacy components and long product life cycles affords our customers a unique opportunity to source products that may be unavailable elsewhere. We are excited to add this selection of products to our expansive line card.”
Digi-Key’s hybrid distribution model provides an ideal channel for Central Semiconductor’s product range. The wide variety of customer types served by Digi-Key, whether engineers prototyping a new product, or OEM customers looking to source legacy product, is a perfect fit with Central’s extensive product range.
“We are pleased to be adding Digi-Key on board after frequent requests from our OEM design customers,” said Al Simon, Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Central Semiconductor Corp. “Digi-Key has proven to be a premier choice for designers and is an ideal fit for expanding the Central Semiconductor brand worldwide. We look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship.”