Digi-Key Corporation Named PUI Audio, Inc.'s Distributor of the Year for 2011

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 29, 2012

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 it has been named PUI Audio, Inc.'s Distributor of the Year for 2011.

During a ceremony held in February at Digi-Key's corporate offices in Thief River Falls, MN, Chris Wyse, CEO of PUI Audio, Inc.; Jack Hampshire, President of PUI Audio, Inc.; and Brian Coleman, Distribution Sales Manager of PUI Audio, Inc., presented the award.

The following Digi-Key employees accepted the award:

  • Jeff Shafer, Vice President, Global IP&E
  • Bruce Lawrence, Director, Passives
  • Blaine Dahlin, Manager, Product Group, Passives
  • Aron Muetzel, Product Manager, Passives

"To be recognized by suppliers for doing what Digi-Key does best is an honor," Shafer said. "Our global partnership with PUI Audio has proven to be a successful one. We plan to continue building on that success now and in the future."

"Digi-Key is truly a great partner in distribution and PUI Audio is pleased to honor Digi-Key with this award," Hampshire said. "Our mutual success is a testament to the hard work, dedication and support of the Digi-Key team to the growth of our product line, and we look forward to continue building on our success through 2012 and beyond."

PUI Audio's line card can be found on Digi-Key's global websites.

As a leading integrated, Internet-based, global distributor of electronic components, information about and inventory of millions of products is accessible to customers around the globe, with all products shipped from Digi-Key's single, North American location. The company's integrated business model provides product and support information online to help put engineers and procurement professionals in control as they solve tough product development challenges.

About PUI Audio, Inc.

PUI Audio is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of quality audio devices and components including indicators, transducers, speakers, microphones and sirens. Corporate offices, product development, engineering, sales and customer service are located in Dayton, Ohio. Industry leading product testing and quality, unparalleled customer service, application and design engineering support, custom design solutions, breadth of product and product innovation have cemented PUI Audio as a provider of "Total Sound Solutions." Additional information regarding PUI Audio and its products is available at www.puiaudio.com.

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.