Molex Incorporated today announced that it will present its 2012 Global eCatalog Distributor of the Year award to Digi-Key Corporation. The award recognises a Molex global partner demonstrating financial growth coupled with operational and management excellence in advancing Molex products and technology around the world.
“Digi-Key not only outgrew all of its competitors in the Internet-based eCatalog space, but also demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to supporting Molex products in the global marketplace,” said Fred Bell, vice president, global distribution, Molex. “Whether we were introducing a new product or launching a promotion or new packaging option, the Digi-Key team was right there to reinforce our marketing efforts. We are pleased to honour them with our 2012 eCatalog Distributor of the Year Award.”
“The Internet is changing how we communicate with our customers and, most importantly, how we deliver timely information to engineers,” said Chris Beeson, vice president, global sales and business development at Digi-Key. “Together with Molex, we are able to showcase the latest and greatest component technologies and offer a broad selection of new, in-stock products. As a result, Digi-Key’s Molex customers have come to expect high-value content, product availability, exceptional service and fast delivery.”
Candidates for the Molex annual Global Distribution Awards are evaluated based on criteria in three categories, including:
•Financial: Year over year sales growth
•Operational: Inventory, new product support, order coverage and other factors
•Management: Accessibility to management team, training program support, feedback on pricing strategy, etc.