Digi-Key to Distribute IPDiA Products Worldwide

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - April 9, 2013

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery, today announced an agreement to distribute IPDiA products worldwide. IPDiA, founded in 2009 as an offshoot from NXP, provides innovative 3D silicon sub-mounts, 3D silicon RF, and 3D silicon capacitor products.

"High reliability and stability capacitors are in great demand for medical, aeronautics, avionics, automotive, and military applications. IPDiA's innovative design is ideally placed to serve this area of growth," said Tom Busher, Vice President, Global Interconnect, Passives, and Electromechanical Product at Digi-Key. "IPDiA's rugged product provides a unique dimension to our line card and we are pleased to enter into this partnership."

The unique technology developed by IPDiA offers a highly efficient way of integrating tens or even hundreds of passive components. Moreover, the performance resulting from this technology exceeds that of traditional MLCCs. Features of these devices include low profile, high stability, derating resistance, low failure rate, and high temperature operating range. Applications for these innovative devices are myriad, including medical, aerospace, and automotive markets.

"Unique products such as our high density silicon capacitors or silicon filtering networks find tremendous exposure on Digi-Key's website, making it very easy for the design engineers to find our products," stated Michael Heise, Vice President of Business Development at IPDiA.

IPDiA's broad portfolio of rugged capacitor products is available now for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites.

About IPDiA

IPDiA was formed in June of 2009, the result of more than 10 years of Research and Development carried out in large international groups Philips and NXP. IPDiA is a preferred supplier of high performance, high stability and high reliability silicon passive components to customers in the medical, automotive, communication, computer, industrial, and defense/aerospace markets. The company portfolio includes standard component devices such as silicon capacitors, RF filters, RF baluns, ESD protection devices as well as customized devices. IPDiA headquarters are located in Caen, France. The company operates design centers, sales and marketing offices and a manufacturing facility certified ISO 9001/14001/18001 as well as ISO TS 16949 for the Automotive market and ISO 13485 for medical devices. Please visit our website www.ipdia.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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