Business News | Jun 24, 2011

Digi-Key Corporation and Intematix Sign Global Distribution Agreement

HIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., and Fremont, Calif. USA, Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has signed a global distribution agreement with Intematix Corporation, a leading innovator of patented remote phosphor components for high-quality LED lighting.

Mark Zack, Digi-Key's vice president, semiconductors said, “Digi-Key is proud to welcome Intematix to our Solid State Lighting product base. Intematix’s unique ChromaLit remote phosphor products enhance efficacy and smooth radiation patterns required by designers.”

Intematix develops innovative LED lighting solutions that are grounded in the company’s patented phosphor technology. Compared to conventional LED designs, where blue chips are coated with a phosphor compound, the ChromaLit Collection, now available through Digi-Key, leverages a phosphor composite separated from the blue LED energy source. This architecture provides unparalleled design freedom, more efficient manufacturing processes, exceptional light quality and up to 30 percent higher system efficacy.

“Intematix’s global distribution with Digi-Key is a crucial step to better serving our customers,” said Julian Carey, Intematix’s director of marketing. “The range of the ChromaLit remote phosphor product family, coupled with the blue LEDs, drivers and other key components that Digi-Key offers, provides luminaire designers and manufacturers rapid access to innovative solutions.”

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

About Digi-Key Corporation
As one of the world’s leading totally integrated, Internet-based distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key Corporation has earned its reputation as an electronics industry leader through its total commitment to service and performance. Digi-Key is a full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than two million products from over 470 quality name-brand manufacturers at www.digikey.com. A testament to Digi-Key’s unparalleled commitment to service, North American design engineers have ranked Digi-Key as the #1 Most Preferred Distributor (UBM/EE Times Electronic’s Distributor Customer Evaluation Study/June 2011). With global sales for 2010 surpassing $1.5 billion, Digi-Key’s single location in North America is one of its greatest assets. Additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering is available at www.digikey.com.

About Intematix
Intematix Corporation is a materials development innovator, providing customizable, patented phosphors and phosphor components that serve as the foundation for high quality, energy efficient LED light. Intematix products enable attractive, vivid color quality, superior consistency, uniformity and stability. Headquartered in Fremont, California, Intematix maintains R&D, manufacturing, business and support operations in the United States, Asia and Europe. To learn more about the company, please visit www.intematix.com.

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