Digi-Key Corporation was founded in 1972 when an innovative electrical engineer, Dr. Ron Stordahl, decided there was a need for a customer-centered distributor to provide design engineers with quality electronic components. Today, Digi-Key is a billion-dollar company. Digi-Key provides the broadest selection of electronic components available for off-the-shelf delivery to customers worldwide.
Digi-Key is a global franchised distributor of more than 440 of the world’s leading manufacturers of semiconductor, passive, interconnect, and electromechanical products. Digi-Key’s commitment to stock the more than 500,000 products featured in its 2,700-page print catalog is unrivaled, and more than 1.9 million products are offered on Digi-Key’s website, www.digikey.com. Digi-Key’s #1 ranking for breadth of product makes it the world’s best one-stop shop for design engineers and purchasing agents in need of prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components.