SHELTON – EAO, a partner for innovative, intuitive and reliable Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), announced that it has confirmed a new distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics for global distribution of EAO’s products. Digi-Key, based in Thief River Falls, MN, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components. Starting immediately, Digi-Key will promote and resell EAO Corporation’s portfolio of products to its customer base worldwide.
Since its founding in 1972, Digi-Key has been committed to offering the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components, as well as providing the best service possible to its customers, aiding engineers through the entire design process, from Prototype to Production. This has led the company to be highly ranked year-after-year in industry surveys, in North America as well as Europe and Asia, in categories covering such facets of business as availability of product, speed of service, responsiveness to problems, and more.
“Partnering with Digi-Key Electronics offers industrial automation designers, developers and engineers a reliable resource to access EAO’s internationally acclaimed Human Machine Interface (HMI) products, services, and associated capabilities,” said Jim Valentino, president, EAO Corporation. “Much like EAO, Digi-Key has a strong culture of customer service that offers support and resources that will be instrumental in exposing EAO and our innovative HMI products and solutions to new markets. I look forward to a successful partnership with Digi-Key.”
“We’re excited to partner with EAO as their offering of Configurable Panel Mounted Human to Machine Interface products will enable Digi-Key to further its reach into the Industrial Automation and Human Machine Interface markets,” said David Stein, VP, Global Supplier Management at Digi-Key. “The products’ aesthetic design and rugged reliability create the perfect solution for the designs and projects for our global engineering community. Whether they are looking to replace an old switch or design a new panel, EAO will generate a long list of new product possibilities.”