Bourns Names Digi-Key 2016 E-Commerce Distributor of the Year

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 26, 2017

Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, was awarded Bourns' 2016 E-Commerce Distributor of the Year at the 2017 EDS Banquet in Las Vegas, NV.

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The award was presented by Jim Harrington, VP of Sales, Americas; Gordon Bourns, CEO; Tina Castaneda, Distributor Sales Manager, E-Commerce; and Erik Meijer, President at Bourns and given to Tom Busher, VP, Global IP&E; Chris Beeson, EVP of Sales and Supplier Development; Krista Alby, Manager, Technology Business; and Jason Simoneau, Director, Passives at Digi-Key.

Bourns, Inc. has been leading the electronics industry in the design, manufacture and sale of electronic components and integrated solutions since its inception in 1947 by Marlan and Rosemary Bourns. As an industry innovator, Bourns targets product development at high-growth industries such as computers, telecommunications, automotive and portable electronics.

Bourns' broad portfolio of products including rimming potentiometers, overcurrent protection devices, sensors, modular contacts, resistive networks, switches, encoders, panel controls, linear motion potentiometers, dials, precision potentiometers, inductive components, chip resistors and chip resistor arrays, and more is available for immediate shipment globally from Digi-Key.

For more information, or to order from Digi-Key's full line of Bourns products, please visit any of Digi-Key's global websites.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service distributor of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than five million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over 1.3 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