THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with Sanken Electric Co., a leading global supplier of analog power semiconductor products.
Sanken's long history began in 1937, when the Toho Industrial Research Laboratory was established and commenced research and trial manufacture of selenium rectifiers. Today, Sanken's semiconductor products are widely used in automotive electronic systems, home appliances, industrial control systems, consumer electronic products, and many other applications, where high reliability is demanded.
"Digi-Key's global presence and extensive product offering will enhance Sanken's core power IC business," said Fumio Taku, Director, North American Sales at Sanken. "This expanded relationship will allow us to further satisfy the diverse needs of our customer base through a more focused and targeted approach."