The partnership will cover products such as power supplies, human-machine interface (HMI) technology, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and heavy duty switches. Sectors addressed include automotive manufacturing, data centers, electronics manufacturing, healthcare.
“We are proud to partner with Siemens, the global leader in automation, to further our commitment to maintaining the world’s largest selection of automation products,” said Eric Wendt, strategic program development director at Digi-Key.
“Siemens’ leading-edge technology and broad product offering, combined with our extensive reach and inventory, will be a powerful combination.”
Siemens says its automation technologies cover the entire production process. Pictured above is Siemens’ new TIA Portal V15 (Totally Integrated Automation Portal), which the company says is extending its range of “digitalisation” functions to shorten engineering times. These include such things as simulation tools and diagnostic and energy management functions.
“Our customers expect greater flexibility and convenience now more than ever, and Digi-Key has the online product selection and unique engineering design tools that are important to their success,” said Marla Davids, vice president of digital industrial sales at Siemens. “With Dig-Key’s special emphasis on new product introductions, we’re looking forward to further growth.”
Image: Digi-Key – Siemens’ new TIA Portal V15