Digi-Key Corporation Named PUI Audio, Inc.'s Distributor of the Year for 2011



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, today announced it has been named PUI Audio, Inc.'s Distributor of the Year for 2011. During a ceremony held in February at Digi-Key's corporate offices in Thief River Falls, MN, Chris Wyse, CEO of PUI Audio, Inc.; Jack Hampshire, President of PUI Audio, Inc.; and Brian Coleman, Distribution Sales Manager of PUI Audio, Inc., presented the award. The following Digi-Key employees accepted the award:

  • Jeff Shafer, Vice President, Global IP&E
  • Bruce Lawrence, Director, Passives
  • Blaine Dahlin, Manager, Product Group, Passives
  • Aron Muetzel, Product Manager, Passives
"To be recognized by suppliers for doing what Digi-Key does best is an honor," Shafer said. "Our global partnership with PUI Audio has proven to be a successful one. We plan to continue building on that success now and in the future." "Digi-Key is truly a great partner in distribution and PUI Audio is pleased to honor Digi-Key with this award," Hampshire said. "Our mutual success is a testament to the hard work, dedication and support of the Digi-Key team to the growth of our product line, and we look forward to continue building on our success through 2012 and beyond." PUI Audio's line card can be found on Digi-Key's international websites. As a leading integrated, Internet-based, global distributor of electronic components, information about and inventory of millions of products is accessible to customers around the globe, with all products shipped from Digi-Key's single, North American location. The company's integrated business model provides product and support information online to help put engineers and procurement professionals in control as they solve tough product development challenges. The company's online offerings and resources include: an interactive online catalog; PTM® product training modules; TechZoneSM technology zones; Another Geek Moment videos; Digi-Key toolbar; PurchasingProSM for electronics buyers; TechXchangeSM; a Mobile and Social Center; the Scheme-it online schematic design tool; and a Reference Design Library www.digikey.com