LISLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 9, 2018--Molex, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced today that the company has presented Digi-Key Electronics with the Global eCatalog Distributor of the Year. The award recognizes a valued collaborator demonstrating financial growth coupled with operational and management excellence in advancing Molex innovations on a global scale.

“Digi-Key not only outgrew all of its competitors in the Internet-based eCatalog space, but also demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to supporting Molex products in the global marketplace,” said Fred Bell, vice president, global distribution, Molex. “Whether we were introducing a new product or launching a promotion or new packaging option, the Digi-Key team was right there to reinforce our marketing efforts. We are pleased to honor them with our 2017 eCatalog Distributor of the Year Award.”

"Digi-Key is grateful to be recognized with this significant award. Winning this award for the second year in a row reinforces our commitment to maintain a strong and collaborative relationship with Molex,” said Matt Nemec, supplier business development director, Digi-Key. “We are proud to offer their broad portfolio of innovative products and solutions to our customers worldwide and look forward to continued success with Molex in the years to come."

Headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, Digi-Key Electronics ( ) serves over 450,000 customers worldwide. The firm is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world, offering more than 8.1 million products online, with over 1.4 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, and the ability to ship 99% of all orders the same day they are placed.

Candidates for the Molex annual Global Distribution Awards are evaluated based on criteria in three categories, including:

Financial: Year over year sales growth Operational: Inventory, new product support, order coverage and other factors Management: Accessibility to management team, training program support, feedback on pricing strategy, etc.

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