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Central Semiconductor Expands Digi-Key’s Discrete Semiconductor Offering

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with Central Semiconductor, a leading manufacturer of innovative discrete semiconductors.

Mark Zack, Vice President of Global Semiconductor Product, Digi-Key Corporation (Photo: Business Wir ...

Mark Zack, Vice President of Global Semiconductor Product, Digi-Key Corporation (Photo: Business Wire)

Central Semiconductor supplies leading edge discrete semiconductor products for the hottest high-tech products, from MP3 players and laptop computers to bar code scanners and cell phones. At the same time, Central continues to manufacture older technology devices still needed by many manufacturers of products with long life cycles.

“Digi-Key has always prided itself on providing the broadest selection of components in the industry,” said Mark Zack, Vice President for Global Semiconductor Product at Digi-Key. “Central Semiconductor’s support of legacy components and long product life cycles affords our customers a unique opportunity to source products that may be unavailable elsewhere. We are excited to add this selection of products to our expansive line card.”

Digi-Key’s hybrid distribution model provides an ideal channel for Central Semiconductor’s product range. The wide variety of customer types served by Digi-Key, whether engineers prototyping a new product, or OEM customers looking to source legacy product, is a perfect fit with the extensive product range offered by Central Semiconductor.

“We are pleased to be adding Digi-Key on board after insistent requests from our OEM design customers,” said Al Simon, Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Central Semiconductor Corp. “Digi-Key has proven to be a premier choice for designers and is an ideal fit for expanding the Central Semiconductor brand worldwide. We look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship.”

Central Semiconductor’s entire line of discrete semiconductors is now available at

About Central Semiconductor

Central Semiconductor headquartered in Hauppauge, Long Island, New York, USA, designs and manufactures high quality innovative discrete semiconductors for today’s latest electronic products, serving the consumer, industrial, alternative energy, communications, computer, avionics and automotive markets. Product focus includes highly energy efficient ultra-miniature devices with superior electrical performance, as well as custom multi discrete modules.

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 three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering is available at

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