Digi-Key drops printed catalog to become solely internet-based

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By eeNews Europe

This all-digital decision, driven by the company’s efforts to be environmentally vigilant, marks a major milestone in Digi-Key’s transition into a totally integrated Internet-based distributor, using state-of-the-art technology to support customers and streamline sales for suppliers worldwide.

Information about, and inventory of millions of products distributed by Digi-Key, are just clicks away for customers around the globe, all shipped from a single location. Integrating all product and support information online puts engineers and procurement professionals in control as they solve tough product development challenges.

The distributor’s website features include an interactive online catalog of a broad selection of products for immediate order, an online BOM Manager for easily customized order assembly and packaging and a state-of-the-art online system to process purchases, from order entry to shipping in as few as 15 minutes.

Users also have access to more than 1,000 exclusive PTM Online…On Demand product training modules.

The online interactive TechZone magazines focused on lighting, microcontroller, power, sensor and wireless solutions offer natural extensions to Digi-Key’s online TechZoneSM technology zones.

Another Geek Moment videos feature products and show engineers, who are designing with components from Digi-Key, how to accomplish particular functions or solve unique problems. These videos can also be viewed on Digi-Key’s YouTube channel.

The company also suggest the Digi-Key toolbar for engineers, purchasers and electronic enthusiasts, for quick and easy access to information about parts details, training and more.

PurchasingPro for electronics buyers provides the latest, need-to-know information about prices, lead-times and market conditions, as well as the latest news and analysis of critical supply chain issues.

The Digi-Key’s Mobile and Social Center allows customers to interact with Digi-Key and Digi-Key’s Reference Design Library lets users search for designs based on a circuit’s performance instead of searching several manufacturers’ sites or calling on companies to find and compare designs.

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