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Published April 13, 2013, 05:40 PM

The largest employer in Thief River Falls is looking for new employees

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- The largest employer in Thief River Falls is looking to hire hundreds of new employees.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- The largest employer in Thief River Falls is looking to hire hundreds of new employees.

Digi-Key, which buys and sells electronics, had its own career fair today to fill some of those open slots.

Employees say the international market is growing fast,

and they need new hires to keep up with the demand.

The company is shipping a record number of packages, up to 17-thousand a day.

Rick Trontvet- DIGI-KEY Employer: "I got here 11 years ago. We had a thousand employees. Now we're exceeding 2,600 employees. Our sales have really gone through the roof and it's been great."

In May Digi-Key will start offering workers in Crookston a bus ride to and from work..

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