TE Connectivity Honors Digi-Key with 2014 NPI Adoption Award

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - April 22, 2015

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, recently received TE Connectivity's (TE) 2014 distributor award for New Product Introductions (NPI). This award was presented to Digi-Key for introducing and offering off-the-shelf delivery of the broadest range of new TE components in the industry and for content-related initiatives for TE products globally.

TE Connectivity Honors DigiKey with 2014 NPI Adoption Award

Historically, Digi-Key has been well positioned with TE's latest products & technologies and this trend continues. This award recognizes the great effort Digi-Key puts forth in supplying TE customers with the broadest, newest and most innovative products, continuing to be the first choice for NPI within the engineering community.

"We are pleased to recognize Digi-Key for their outstanding effort and dedication to TE's NPI goals for 2014," said Joan Wainwright, president, Channel and Customer Experience, TE. "Digi-Key's global customer base is one of the largest for TE, and their exceptional marketing and strong team engagement contributed to a great year. We look forward to future successes while we continue to work together to provide incomparable products to our customers."

"This award is a huge accomplishment for Digi-Key," said Chris Beeson, Digi-Key executive vice president for Sales and Supplier Management. "Being recognized for our efforts to add and maintain TE's newest and best products is our objective. We are thrilled to receive this award from TE and will continue to provide the best possible services and the largest breadth of products to our mutual customers."

The award was presented to Digi-Key executives at TE's 2015 Global Distribution Summit in San Francisco.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Electronics, 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 at www.digikey.com.au.

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $14 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 80,000 people, including 7,500 design engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. For more information, visit www.TE.com.

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