THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensata Technologies has recognized Digi-Key Electronics with the "2017 Channel Partner of the Year" award during the 2018 Sensata Sales Summit in Attleboro, MA. The award is based off the highest growth rate for both Sales and Customer Acquisition in 2017.
Sensata Technologies is a global industrial technology company and a leader in the development, manufacture, and sale of sensors and controls. Brands represented under the Sensata umbrella, and available for immediate shipment at Digi-Key, include Crydom, BEI Sensors, Kavlico Sensors, and Sensata Sensors.
"Being Channel Partner of the year certainly implies that Digi-Key helped us drive organic growth and customer acquisition that outpaced their peers, which they did," said Matt Lesniak, VP of Industrial Solutions at Sensata. "But beyond that, they have also helped us to open new markets and extend our reach globally."
The two companies share similar business goals and objectives for the electronic components industry.
"We are appreciative to receive this award and are pleased with the sales and customer growth we have shared with Sensata over the years," said David Stein, Vice President, Global Supplier Development at Digi-Key. "Sensata's commitment to strategic marketing placements illustrates a great example of the collaborative relationships and programs we strive to have with our supplier partners."
For more information, or to order from Digi-Key's full line of Sensata products, please visit any of Digi-Key's global websites.
About Sensata Technologies
Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions with operations and business centers in 12 countries. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle, and marine applications. For more information, please visit Sensata's website at www.sensata.com.
About Digi-Key Electronics
Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than 6.8 million products, with over 1.4 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 675 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a wide variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos, multimedia libraries, and much more. Technical support is available 24/7 via email, phone and webchat. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering can be found by visiting www.digikey.com.