SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwire - July 6, 2010) -  Omron Electronic Components LLC announced that they have been awarded "For Exceptional Sales Performance Driven by Superior Engagement" from Digi-Key's President, Mr. Mark Larson. Accepting the award on behalf of Omron were Ms. Kris Whitehouse, Distribution Sales Manager, and Ms. Caroline Wells, Distribution Sales Representative. Also in attendance for the presentation were Omron's COO, Mr. Yosi Okada, and VP Sales, Mr. Jeff Rogers.

The criterion for the award was based upon the two companies' alignment for mutual success. "Digi-Key's longstanding partnership with Omron is based on each company's commitment to providing customers with high quality products. We are proud to be an authorized distributor for Omron products and to present them with an award honoring that partnership," said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product.

Omron's Distribution Sales Manager, Ms. Kris Whitehouse, responded, "We are honored to receive such a prestigious award from Digi-Key. This award not only speaks to our Global commitment to Digi-Key, but it is also a testament to the innovative and creative teamwork, driven by Caroline Wells, Todd Jesme, Mike Finseth and the entire Volume Business Division sales team. Thank you for this special recognition." Omron's Vice President of Sales, Mr. Jeff Rogers, further commented," This award not only signifies the arduous effort performed by the local Digi-Key and Omron-US based operations, but it also represents the commitment Omron has to Digi-Key as strategic global partner."

About Omron
For 75 years, Omron Electronic Components has been a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced electronic components. Extensive product groups include relays, switches, connectors, MEMS flow sensors, pressure sensors, and optical components. Omron Electronic Components is the Americas subsidiary of Omron Corporation, a $7.5 billion global leading supplier of electronics and control system components and services. Their broad product offering can be found in applications for the communications, transportation, medical, HVAC, appliance, industrial automation, consumer electronics, and test & measurement markets around the world. Omron Electronic Components has an extensive sales network consisting of regional sales engineers, inside sales representatives, technical sales assistants, customer service staff, and an authorized Distributor network. 

Contact Information:

For further information, contact:
Cami Marsh
Marketing Communications Coordinator
Omron Electronic Components
55 Commerce Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: 847-755-7814
Fax: 847-839-2488