American Hakko Products, Inc.'s Quality Soldering Products Now Available in North America through Digi-Key

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 8, 2016

Hakko high-quality soldering products are now available to customers in North America from Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, as part of a new distribution agreement between the two companies.

The signature Blue and Gold colors are synonymous with Hakko products. Their unique color and style reminds customers of the reliability, value, and service that Hakko has provided for over 60 years.

"Digi-Key is a well-respected distributor and a favorite among engineers," said Hitoshi Fujiwara, President/CEO of American Hakko. "Hakko is excited to put a smile on more of our customers' faces as we partner with Digi-Key and have visibility to a new customer base along with being able to service our current customers through such a strong business ally."

Hakko soldering products are ideal for prototype, hobby, design, and SMD applications; desoldering equipment and hot air stations for repair and rework; as well as fume extraction systems to ensure a safer working environment while hand soldering.

"Digi-Key has received multiple requests for Hakko products to be available on our line card," said Tom Busher, VP, Global I P & E at Digi-Key. "Design engineers have come to trust the Hakko brand and rely on Digi-Key to provide the best products in the industry, and with our new partnership we are able to continue to meet the expectations of our customers."

For more information and to view Hakko's full product selection, visit the Digi-Key website.

About American Hakko Products, Inc.

For over 60 years, Hakko has been producing superior quality soldering and desoldering tools, hot air rework stations, smoke and fume extraction systems, technical training classes, and a wide assortment of accessories and related equipment for the electronics, industrial and hobby industries.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service distributor of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than five million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over 1.3 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 at www.digikey.com.