08 Mar 2007
Digi-Key Corporation Signs Americas and European Distribution Agreement with Keil
Thief River Falls, MN – March 8, 2007 – Digi-Key Corporation today announced the signing of a distribution agreement for Keil™ products in the Americas and Europe. One of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world, Digi-Key currently ships product to more than 140 countries.
Keil, an ARM® Company, makes C compilers, macro assemblers, real-time kernels, debuggers, simulators, integrated environments, evaluation boards and emulators for ARM7™/ARM9™/ARM Cortex™-M3, XC16x/C16x/ST10, 251 and 8051 processor-based microcontroller families.
Keil products are featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key.
"We are extremely pleased to add Keil's professional development tools to our product offering with this new distribution agreement. This move is very much in keeping with Digi-Key's commitment to provide our customers with the latest in innovative products," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "We are certain that the thousands of design engineers we serve will find these products of consequential interest and appeal."
"Our partnership with Digi-Key is a logical step in creating a win-win situation for both companies and their customers. Digi-Key's global reach will help developers get the trusted, proven tools they need in a timely fashion," said Mark McGuire, microcontroller commercial manager, ARM.
About Digi-Key Corporation
One of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key has earned its reputation as an industry leader through its total commitment to service and performance. As a full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, Digi-Key has been ranked #1 for Overall Performance for 15 consecutive years from among the nation's more than 200 distributors (EE Times Distribution Study/ May 2006). Offering more than a million products from over 340 quality name-brand manufacturers, Digi-Key's commitment to inventory is unparalleled. Access to the company's broad product offering is available 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week at Digi-Key's top-rated Web site, www.digikey.com.
Keil, an ARM® company, makes C compilers, macro assemblers, real-time kernels, debuggers, simulators, integrated environments and evaluation boards for ARM7™/ARM9™/Cortex-M3™, XC16x/C16x/ST10, 251 and 8051 processor-based microcontroller families. Products available from Keil include embedded development tools, evaluation software, product updates, application notes, example code and technical support. More information on Keil is available at www.keil.com.
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