March 2016

March 2016

Digi-Key partners with NuVision Electronics Pty Ltd as its Authorised Reseller for the
South African region

NuVision Electronics Pty Ltd is proud to announce, in partnership with Digi-Key, to become the official authorised Reseller for Digi-Key products in Southern Africa. Customers will now have access to the entire Digi-Key portfolio of products through the local offices of NuVision Electronics Pty Ltd.

Digi-Key is an authorized distributor of electronic components for more than 650 industry-leading suppliers. This means Digi-Key customers can rest assured that the product they order is authentic and comes to Digi-Key directly from the manufacturer.

Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. Since its founding in 1972, Digi-Key has been committed to offering the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components, as well as providing the best service possible to its customers, aiding engineers through the entire design process, from prototype to production. This has led the company to be highly ranked year after year in industry surveys, in North America as well as Europe and Asia, in categories covering such facets of business as availability of product, speed of service, responsiveness to problems, and more.

At any given time, more than 1,200,000 products are in stock and ready to be shipped from Digi-Key’s headquarters in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA. That means there are no lead times for in-stock products.

NuVision Electronics Pty Ltd, founded in 2004, is a specialist South African distributor of Semiconductor and allied electronic components. With offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town, NuVision Electronics provides advanced technical solutions to the local electronic development and production industries.

With access to the full product range available at Digi-Key, NuVision Electronics Pty Ltd is well positioned to offer local customers a wide range of solutions, from small prototype/pre-production quantities to large volume production requirements in manufacturing.

NuVision Electronics Pty Ltd has access to all the available web tools on the Digi-Key website and can upload your BOM for specific products/projects and store it for future use.


What are the benefits in purchasing Digi-Key products via NuVision Electronics Pty Ltd?

- Products are invoiced in local currency (ZAR)
- Credit terms are available to credit approved, regular customers
- Payment can be made via EFT for non-account customers
- No minimum order value applicable for shipment from Digi-Key
- No clearance or disbursement charges applicable on imported shipments
- No freight charges on inbound Digi-Key shipments, however, there may be an exception to the free shipping for excessively bulky or heavy items. NuVision Electronics Pty Ltd will communicate any exceptions to the free shipping rule as and when they occur.
- No requirement to register as a regular importer if you purchase more than twice per year from an international source
- Where possible, dependant on line MOQ and manufacturer, NuVision Electronics Pty Ltd will strive to quote a comparable local ZAR price as per the Digi-Key price in USD


How do we handle logistics?

- NuVision Electronics currently has two consolidated shipments per week from Digi-Key, these being on a Tuesday and a Friday of every week.
- Cut off times to make these shipment days is for purchase orders to reach us by 16H30 of the day prior to shipment release
- All shipments are sent via the UPS Courier network
- Typical turnaround time for any given shipment is 3 – 5 working days, dependant on customs clearance and airline scheduling
- A local delivery charge of R85.00 is levied for all orders with sales value of below R3,000 and is applicable to main centres only. Deliveries to outlying local areas will need to be quoted on a case by case basis
- Shipments outside of the current consolidation schedule can be done on request but may be subject to an added delivery fee. This will be communicated as and when this occurs

As always, we strive to offer the best service to our customers and look forward to a long and beneficial partnership with Digi-Key in the South African market.



Should you have any questions or enquiries, please contact:

Cape Town and Durban:
021 554 0038

Edith Smith -

Pretoria and Johannesburg::
011 608 0144

Kasmira Moodley -
Calim Dowlut -