Sensirion and Digi-Key Electronics Announce Worldwide Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 24, 2016

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, and Sensirion, the world’s leading manufacturer of smart sensors and sensor solutions today announced a global sales agreement.

Digi-Key is now franchised to sell the wide range of sensors developed with Sensirion’s patented CMOSens® Technology, which enables the sensor component to be combined with the signal processing circuitry on a tiny CMOS silicon chip. The resulting sensor chips enable precise and reliable sensing of relative humidity, temperature, or mass flow, attaining the highest performance combined with cost effectiveness. Sensirion’s many years of experience, hard-won expertise and strong innovative drive have made it the pioneer in sensors.

Sensirion products available from Digi-Key Electronics include Sensrion’s SHTxx and STSxx digital relative humidity and temperature sensors, LG01 flow switch and bubble detectors for liquids, SDPx series of high-performance differential pressure sensors and SFMx series of gas flow meters. All Sensirion product families have a variety of plug and play evaluation kits that support data logging capabilities.

"We are very excited to partner globally with Digi-Key to leverage their exceptional reputation with the engineering community and strong marketing presence," said David Kenneth, General Manager, North America, Sensirion. "Digi-Key will provide Sensirion customers more options for service and support from design, to prototype and into production. Digi-Key is an integral part of Sensirion growth strategy and we look forward to strengthening the partnership and growing our mutual sales."

"We are grateful for the opportunity to distribute Sensirion’s innovative and comprehensive sensor solutions to design engineers worldwide," said Tom Busher, Vice President, Global I P & E, Digi-Key. “Our customers will benefit from the experience and knowledge that Sensirion offers in many different application markets including IoT, automotive, industrial, medical, and more. Our partnership will allow engineers to get their designs and products to market faster."

To learn more, visit www.digikey.com.au, www.sensirion.com or www.digikey.com/en/supplier-centers/s/sensirion.

About Sensirion AG

Sensirion AG, headquartered in Staefa, Switzerland, is the world's leading manufacturer of digital microsensors and systems. The product range includes humidity and temperature sensors, mass flow controllers, gas and liquid flow sensors, and differ-ential pressure sensors. An international network with sales offices in the USA, Germany, China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea supplies international OEM customers with tailor-made sensor system solutions for a vast range of applications. Among other things, these include analytical instruments, consumer goods and automobiles, as well as the medical and HVAC industries. One of the hallmark features of Sensirion products is the use of patented CMOSens® Technology. CMOS-based sensor elements and systems permit intelligent system integration, including calibration and a digital interface. Sensirion's credentials as a reliable OEM supplier are underscored by its ISO/TS 16949 certification.

About Digi-Key Electronics

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 four million products from more than 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.

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Electronics
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