UnitedSiC, a leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors has today announced a distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics. The new partnership will provide Digi-Key customers with worldwide, 24-hour availability of UnitedSiC's Silicon Carbide product portfolio – including the only standard gate drive SiC devices currently in the market.
Yalcin Bulut, VP of Global Sales and Marketing at UnitedSiC, said: "This partnership focuses on expanding the UnitedSiC product line to an even wider group of power designers by leveraging Digi-Key's world-class distribution expertise. We will now be able to provide our SiC wide bandgap technology to the markets and customers served so well by Digi-Key."
The UnitedSiC products available through Digi-Key will be especially beneficial to engineers focused on electric vehicles, battery charging, IT infrastructure, renewable energy and circuit protection.
David Stein, VP of Global Supplier Management at Digi-Key said: "We are excited to partner with UnitedSiC and bring on their portfolio of silicon carbide semiconductor devices. With ever increasing pressure on power engineers to deliver optimal efficiency and cost-effectiveness, it is critical for Digi-Key to work with companies who have market leading technology. We look forward to introducing UnitedSiC's product portfolio to our global engineering community."