News-Spot | Business News | Mar 20, 2013

Digi-Key Corporation Adds Califia Lighting to Line Card of More than 650 Global Suppliers

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the addition of Califia Lighting, a Bivar company, to its vast product line.

“Califia offers customers the ability to purchase ‘plug-and-play’ modules to have their applications running within moments to evaluate the product,” said Mark Zack, Digi-Key’s Vice President of Global Semiconductor Product. “The low-profile, easy-to-use products offered by Califia will help our customers get to market faster while implementing energy-efficient LED lighting technologies.”

Califia Lighting serves a growing base of customers transitioning to energy-efficient LED lighting technology in the Industrial and Commercial markets. The company’s mission, along with Bivar, is to improve life with LED lighting. Califia offers an expanding range of low-profile luminaires, designed to deliver reduced operating costs in an easy-to-use system while incorporating leading technology for top performance and the ability to upgrade in the future.

“Califia Lighting is pleased to partner with Digi-Key in providing UL rated low-profile LED lighting products to assist OEM customers,” said Michael Finn, Califia Lighting’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “Digi-Key’s global service and support will expand our online resources, making it easier to add light in all sizes of enclosures and cabinets, equipment, racks, and workstation applications.”

Califia Lighting products are now available for purchase on Digi-Key’s global websites.

About Califia Lighting:
Califia Lighting, a Bivar company, offers energy-efficient LED lighting solutions to companies transitioning from traditional lighting sources to solid-state lighting. Leveraging a long-standing history of more than 40 years of innovation in LED technology, Califia Lighting brings a range of UL-rated LED linear lighting to the industrial and commercial marketplaces. Designed for OEMs, Califia Lighting enhances workspace/display aesthetics and usability for a range of applications including cabinets, racks, workstations and equipment. Califia Lighting solutions improve facility safety and productivity, while reducing annual energy costs. Califia Lighting’s corporate headquarters are located in Lake Forest, California. To learn more about Califia Lighting, please visit www.califialighting.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 two million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers at www.digikey.com.
With over 800,000 products in stock, an impressive selection of online resources, and the logistical advantage of more than 800,000 square feet of expandable distribution space, Digi-Key continues to move forward, affirming its commitment to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers.
Digi-Key’s totally integrated, Internet-engaged business model, coupled with its industry-leading breadth of components available for immediate shipment anywhere in the world from a single location, clearly differentiates Digi-Key from all other distributors. Digi-Key offers customers a unique approach to a high-mix, low volume production business strategy by transferring much inventory risk and carrying costs from the customer to Digi-Key. From Prototype to Production®, Digi-Key has the components and resources necessary to grow your business to the next level.

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