CHERRY/ZF Electronics Names Digi-Key Corporation Design Fulfillment Distributor for 2011

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 6, 2012

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced CHERRY/ZF Electronics named Digi-Key Design Fulfillment Distributor for 2011.

"We are thrilled and honored to receive this recognition from CHERRY," said Dave Doherty, Digi-Key's vice president of global supplier and product operations. "We are committed to serving the largest global engineering customer base and innovative products like the switches and sensors provided by CHERRY have made this goal a reality."

Digi-Key received the award because of its commitment to assisting CHERRY in its efforts to move products to customers in the early stages of their designs.

"We appreciate the efforts and services that Digi-Key offers to CHERRY, and we look forward to an even greater relationship in the future," said Mike McElhone, CHERRY's manager of distribution sales and marketing.


CHERRY branded switches, sensors and computer input devices are manufactured by ZF Electronics Corporation, a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of computer keyboards and mice, snap-action and rocker switches, high performance magnetic sensors and controls, and automotive modules for the worldwide automotive, computer and consumer/commercial OEM markets. ZF Electronics is a subsidiary of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, with offices and factories in Germany, England, France, Australia, Czech Republic, Mexico, China and the United States. For more information about CHERRY, visit

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, 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 on the Digi-Key website.