Digi-Key, Maxwell sign distribution agreement

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Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation announced that it has signed a global agreement to distribute Maxwell Technologies products worldwide.

“As a global leader of energy storage and power delivery solutions, Maxwell Technologies is well-suited for Digi-Key’s line card,” says Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key’s vice president of global interconnect, passive and electromechanical product. “We are pleased to offer Maxwell’s ultracapacitor products to our global customers.”

Maxwell’s primary focus is on ultracapacitors – energy storage devices characterized by high power density, long operational life, the ability to charge and discharge rapidly and reliable performance at extreme temperatures. Maxwell ultracapacitor products are designed to provide energy storage and power delivery solutions for applications in many industries, including automotive, heavy transportation, renewable energy, backup power, wireless communications and consumer and industrial electronics.

“We are excited to partner with Digi-Key,” says Van Andrews, Maxwell’s senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Their dynamic Internet-based business model and superior customer service will help to make our products and technical information on their use more readily available to the worldwide electronic design community.”