Digi-Key Evolves From Prototype to Production

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Carla Mahrt
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DigiKey supplier support outstanding
Carla Mahrt   1/4/2013 4:17:50 PM

In addition to DigiKey's support at the customer level, they were (are) a tremendous partner to their suppliers, as well.  While working at Tyco Electronics, I found that DigiKey's reach - especially via their website and tools - were outstanding and provided an excellent avenue to launch new products.  No doubt they brought value for NPI through production to end of life.

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support is the key
t.alex   1/3/2013 8:52:42 PM

In product development, support from vendor/distributor is one of the key factors for success. Imagine if engineers need to have some specific and important samples for early prototyping and it takes few weeks to get, they may easily switch to another distributor or drop the idea completely. In addition to that, having a strong team of FAE for local support is a big plus for any distributor. 


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