HARTING and Digi-Key – Partnering for the Future
ELGIN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HARTING® (www.harting-usa.com), a worldwide leader in electrical and electronic connectivity, announced today that it has signed a new global agreement with distribution leader Digi-Key Corporation®.
“Digi-Key’s strength in the market is that we focus exclusively on electronic components and the needs of the engineering community and its purchasing agents”
“Our partnership with Digi-Key, one of the fastest growing providers of electronic components in the world, will make it easier and faster for the engineering community to find and specify just the right HARTING solution for their applications,” explained Rolf Meyer, President and CEO of HARTING Inc. of North America.
Digi-Key’s strong presence in the market will support the expansion of HARTING globally. Given Dig-Key’s strong web base, this partnership will advance HARTING’s online presence anywhere in the world, allowing 24/7 access.
“Digi-Key’s strength in the market is that we focus exclusively on electronic components and the needs of the engineering community and its purchasing agents,” said Dave Doherty Digi-Key’s Vice President of Global support and product operations. “HARTING’s well-known reputation as a driver and leader in the introduction of new interconnect technologies is an important and critical new offering that we are excited to bring to our global customers.”
Electronic connectors are being increasingly used in rugged applications, while requirements also demand smaller package sizes and more efficient assembly processes. Digi-Key’s outstanding customer service, married to powerful web-based search tools, provides customers with the opportunity to easily access the breadth of HARTING’s innovative solutions.
Founded in 1945 in Minden, Germany, the HARTING Technology Group is privately owned and employs approximately 3,400 people globally across more than 40 subsidiaries and branch offices. With production facilities in Europe, Asia and the United States, the HARTING portfolio of connectivity solutions focuses on multiple levels, from the machine to the device and into the communication infrastructure. Product offering includes electrical and electronic interconnect products, backplane solutions, network components and cable harnesses for various industrial and high reliability markets. HARTING strives for the next design challenge to help serve its’ customers better.