MRO Magazine

Omron and Digi-Key Expand Partnership to Global Authorization

December 21, 2015
By Business Wire News


Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, and Omron Corporation today announced they have expanded their engagement to now include all of Asia.

“We are very excited about this global contract with Digi-Key, and realize this is a great opportunity for both companies to further grow our mutual business, particularly in Asia,” said Kenji Matsunami, Company President, Electronic and Mechanical Components Company for Omron.

Asia was the last region remaining for a full global authorization between the two companies. Omron’s wide selection of components will now be marketed and shipped around the world.

“We are very excited to take this large and final step in rounding out our long and successful partnership with Omron,” said Tom Busher, VP, Global I P & E at Digi-Key. “Now customers anywhere in the world can receive the latest Omron technologies and superior quality products.”

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About Omron

For over 80 years, Omron Electronic Components has been a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced electronic components. Extensive product groups include relays, switches, connectors, MEMS flow sensors, pressure sensors, and optical components. Omron Corporation is a $7 billion global leading supplier of electronics and control system components and services. Omron’s broad product offering can be found in applications for the communications, transportation, medical, HVAC, appliance, industrial automation, consumer electronics, test and measurement, and gaming markets around the world.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering is available at

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Electronics
Kayla Krosschell, 1-800-344-4539 x1098
Corporate Communications Specialist