Digi-Key Corporation Receives Distributor Award from Schaffner EMC, Inc. at EDS

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 17, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced one of its 470+ supplier partners, Schaffner EMC, Inc., presented Digi-Key with the 2009 Distributor of the Year award at EDS in May.

"Digi-Key is proud to represent our line card of more than 470 of the world's leading suppliers of electronic components by distributing their products to our customers worldwide," said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product. "Schaffner is a world-class leader in the fields of electromagnetic compatibility and power quality, and it is an honor to be named Schaffner's 2009 Distributor of the Year."

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.