SuZhou Etron Technologies recently gave Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, the 2017 Excellent Supplier on Technical Service Award. This is an award centered around API setup and providing a total automated solution on the process of Search, Quote, and Buy.
Etron is a high-quality Electronics Manufacturing Services provider serving customers worldwide. They focus on high-grade customers from application areas including Telecomm, Medical Devices, Automotive Electronics, Power Supply, and Battery Chargers. With the right market positioning and an excellent combination of outstanding management, high-class technical capabilities, and end-to-end supply chain requirements, Etron provides high quality EMS services including optimizing customer PCBA design, developing engineering, managing supply chain, flex producing, and testing.
“We are appreciative that Digi-Key’s API solutions improve our connectivity with their database, which makes our fast prototype builds model more efficient,” said Alex Chen, Supply Chain Vice President at Etron.
Digi-Key has been a preferred source of components for Etron’s NPI projects. Etron utilizes Digi-Key’s database to complete the accurate MPN, price reference as BOM cost estimation, real-time stock information for fast prototype builds, and additions data sharing to complete part details in their material database. The two companies are working on enhanced data sharing for alternative source development, as well as automating the order processing through an API.
“We are pleased that Digi-Key has been a preferred source of components for Etron,” said Tony Ng, General Manager, Greater China & ASEAN at Digi-Key. “Not only about API solutions, the two companies are also continuously adding parts into the Supply Chain program, especially for HMLV projects.”
Additional information about Digi-Key’s API solutions and access to their broad product offering is available at digikey.com.