Heatron Brings LED Module Expertise to Digi-Key Customers

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 4, 2014 —

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with Heatron, an industry leader in the manufacture of LED products and solutions.

Heatron offers a wide array of LED products for interior and exterior illumination including LED boards and modules for recessed and pendant mounted downlights, track lighting, linear lighting and area lighting. The company's LED modules are optimized for thermal management, optical efficiency, and mechanically designed for easy implementation into luminaires. Heatron's versatile high performance modules are available with a choice of luminous flux, beam angles, CCT's and CRI's for luminaire manufacturers.

"When designing LED end products, OEMs are always looking for ways to decrease cost and get their products out the door faster," said Mark Zack, Digi-Key Vice President, Global Semiconductor Product. "Heatron's modules balance performance and simplicity, allowing for easy implementation and speeding time to market. We are excited to add their LED solutions to our broad lighting product selection."

Heatron's LED modules are designed, tested, and assembled in the USA and backed by a five-year warranty. Additionally, most modules are UL8750 recognized which reduces testing costs and gets products developed faster with fewer development costs.

"In the lighting market, when creating a new product, the ability to get it to market quickly and on budget is critical to market penetration and success," said HB Turner, President of Heatron. "By leveraging Digi-Key's market expertise and global touch, we are able to reach a diverse audience and efficiently get product in the hands of lighting manufacturers around the world."

These new and exciting products from Heatron are available now for immediate shipment by visiting any of Digi-Key's global websites.

About Heatron

Heatron LED Integration, a leader in LED lighting solutions, helps OEMs reduce cost and speed time to market while ensuring superior quality and performance. Their proficiency in the disciplines of optical, electrical and mechanical design, along with expertise in thermal management, provides customers with a world-class LED light source. www.heatron.com

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.

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