Digi-Key Electronics has surpassed shipping its 50 millionth package in the history of the company.
“Digi-Key has been serving electronic design engineers and ‘Makers’ in our industry before they were even called ‘Makers’ since our very beginning in 1972,” according to Dave Doherty, President. “So recognising this milestone of shipping our 50,000,000th package was something we wanted to celebrate. But we also wanted to recognise our customers who have driven our success; and not just a single customer, because we do business with well over 400,000 different companies each year.”
To this effect Digi-Key has been featuring key customers in regions all around the world. In the UK Surface Technology International (STI) was recently recognised for their role in this unique milestone with the presentation of a “bronze package” award presented to Ben Eastwood, Purchasing Manager and Glen Lilly, Purchasing Team Leader by Ian Wallace, Sales Director, UK/Ireland for Digi-Key.
Established in 1989 and headquartered in Hook, Hampshire – Surface Technology International (STI) is a true end to end electronics solutions provider supporting Customers globally from its 3 (2 UK and 1 Philippines) advanced design and manufacturing facilities.
STI supports a complete service offering of Design, Prototype (NPI), Production and Test of both PCBA and full System Box Build (AIT) to Customers in all market sectors where quality, delivery and technical innovation are a prerequisite. Continued investment in technology, capability and people ensures STI maintains its class leading position that assists and supports Customers with both their current and future product requirements.
STI was selected by Digi-Key as they typify the broad range of products and services they provide to enable innovation in the marketplace.


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