Laird Technologies Expands Distribution Product Portfolio With Digi-Key Corporation

EMI and Thermal Management Products Added to Current Distribution Portfolio of Wireless M2M and Signal Integrity Lines

 

St. Louis, Missouri, USA – May 11, 2010 – Laird Technologies, a global leader in the design and manufacture of customized, performance-critical components for wireless systems and other advanced electronics applications, today announced it has expanded its global distribution product portfolio with Digi-Key Corporation to include its EMI and Thermal Management product lines. An industry leader in the custom design and manufacture of these products, our material scientists, engineers, designers and application specialists provide custom solutions for the resolution of EMC compliance issues, non-EMI metal applications, and thermal performance.

“Digi-Key further enhances our current distribution network for our EMI and Thermal Management products by offering our customers stocked product within 24 hours of their order in most cases,” said Ingrid Braeuninger, Laird Technologies Director of Sales. “Digi-Key’s reach, through their comprehensive marketing program and service differentiation, fulfills a global niche in our sales channel. “

In addition to Thermal Management, other Laird Technologies’ product lines currently available through Digi-Key include an extensive line of wireless M2M products such as ZigBee®, Bluetooth®, packaged RF transceivers, and development kits. EMI solutions such as board-level shields, gaskets, absorbers, Fabric-over-Foam, and Fingerstock products; as well as signal integrity products including ferrites, chokes, chip beads, inductors, and more.

These products are ideal for use in the telecommunications, mobile, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, as well as industrial and instrumentation markets.

About Digi-Key Corporation

As one of the world’s fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key Corporation has earned its reputation as an industry leader through its total commitment to service and performance. Digi-Key is a full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than 1.5 million products from over 440 quality name-brand manufacturers.

A testament to Digi-Key’s unparalleled commitment to service, North American design engineers have ranked Digi-Key #1 for Overall Performance for 18 consecutive years (EE Times Distribution Study/August 2009). Additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering is available at www.digikey.com.

Contact Information

For additional information, visit http://www.lairdtech.com or contact us at:

Americas: EMI - +1-866-928-8181 or EMI-AmericasSales@lairdtech.com
Thermal - +1-888-246-9050 or CLV-customerservice@lairdtech.com
Europe: EMI - +49-(0)-8031-2460-0 or EMI-EUSales@lairdtech.com
Thermal - +49-(0)-8031-2460-0 or TIM-EUSales@lairdtech.com
Asia: EMI - +86-755-2714-1166 x891 or EMI-AsiaSales@lairdtech.com
Thermal - +86-755-2714-1166 x374 or Thermal-ChinaSales@lairdtech.com

About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies designs and manufactures customized, performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications.

The company is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management products, mechanical actuation systems, signal integrity components, and wireless antennae solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules and systems.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 10,000 employees in more than 39 facilities located in 13 countries.

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