Digi-Key — No. 4 on MDM’s 2022 Top Electronics Distributors list — and digital automation products manufacturer Schneider Electric co-announced Sept. 1 that they have reached a distribution agreement.

The new partnership will enable Digi-Key (Thief River Falls, Minnesota) to offer a wide selection of Schneider Electric’s power, automation and control and sensor products — bolstering the distributors’ current portfolio of electronic components and automation products.

“Together, Digi-Key and Schneider Electric are going the extra mile to provide the absolute best possible customer support,” said Eric Wendt, director of automation at Digi-Key. “Digi-Key customers can now access much of Schneider’s portfolio of high-quality products for a wide range of applications and markets, ranging from industrial automation to power management, and many solutions in between.”

“We are proud to grow our partnership with Digi-Key Electronics in expanding our offering to include industry-leading solutions from our Power, Industrial Automation and Sensor product lines across their eCommerce platform,” added Emily Heitman, vice president of power products for Schneider Electric. “This partnership allows Schneider Electric to serve different types of customers and bring our solutions to new markets while providing innovative products and services they need, when and how they need them, to best support their business.”

Digi-Key had 2021 total sales of $4.5 billion, while Schneider Electric’s sales totaled $32.7 billion.

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