News-Spot | Business News | May 02, 2012

Thomas Research Products Signs Distribution Agreement With Digi-Key Corporation

Thomas Research Products, a leading manufacturer of SSL power solutions, has announced a global distribution agreement with electronic components distributor Digi-Key. As the leading internet-based integrated distributor of electronic components, Digi-Key Corporation provides information and inventory of millions of products, accessible to customers around the globe. All products ship from their central North American location. The company’s integrated business model provides product and support online to help put engineers and procurement professionals in control as they solve tough product development challenges.

Glenn Garbowicz, vice-president and general manager of Thomas Research Products, commented "We're pleased to partner with Digi-Key. Their commitment to customer service and their global reach will assist TRP in providing quality products to our customers both current and new."

TRP designs, manufactures and supplies advanced electronic lighting components, including a comprehensive line of LED drivers, surge protectors, and step-down transformers. TRP products are optimized for quality, efficiency, longevity, and cost-competitiveness. The company also manufactures energy-saving electronic controls, switches, and relays for commercial HID and fluorescent lighting.

“Thomas Research Products is a company dedicated to producing electronic lighting components of superior quality for its customers, and now for Digi-Key’s global customers as well,” said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key’s vice president of interconnect, passive and electromechanical product. “We are pleased to add TRP to Digi-Key’s line card and to provide products from another high-quality supplier.”

Digi-Key maintains stock of TRP products in their warehouse. Electronic lighting components from Thomas Research Products are available for purchase now on Digi-Key’s international websites. Stock availability is shown online, and over 99% of orders ship same day.

About Thomas Research Products:
Founded in 1997, Thomas Research Products designs, manufactures and supplies advanced drivers and power solutions for solid state lighting. TRP also manufactures energy-saving electronic controls, surge protectors, switches and relays for commercial HID and fluorescent lighting in indoor and outdoor applications. The company is headquartered in Huntley, IL.

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 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 500 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 Distributor Customer Preference Study/June 2011). With global sales for 2011 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.

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