Distributor Digi-Key expands its value added services

July 12, 2013 // By Julien Happich
In response to a growing demand for customisation, electronic components distributor Digi-Key has broadened its selection of value added services, including product design, prototyping and production resources.

The services are designed to reduce product design, assembly and development time by tapping into the expertise and resources of Digi-Key's technical and product distribution teams.

“Value-added services provide a unique dimension to our already expansive line of products and services,” said Chris Beeson, Vice President, Global Sales and Business Development at Digi-Key. “We are always seeking ways to pass on more value to our customers and one request in high-demand is customised solutions that can reduce design cycles and speed time-to-market.”
Value-added services include Digi-Reels, custom quantity reel of continuous cut-tape made from a manufacturer's reel, but also consolidated shipping, pin header trimming, high-precision resistor trimming, the programming of oscillators, micro controllers, FPGAs, CPLDs, and a wide variety of memory devices, to customer specifications
The distributor also offers ribbon/modular cable assembly, custom fans and harnesses, heat shrink cut to requested lengths and quantities, flat flex cable cut down, labelled and terminated to accommodate a customer’s request.
The company can also deliver custom battery packs, welded in several configurations with shrink-wrap and different termination options.

Digi-Key;  www.digikey.com