Digi-Key Joins NKK Two Million Dollar Club; Garners Highest 2011 Growth Percentage

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 31, 2012

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced its inclusion in NKK's One and Two Million Dollar Distributor Clubs, along with posting the highest growth percentage for 2011 among NKK distributors.

The One and Two Million Dollar Club awards are presented to those distributors surpassing either one or two million dollars in NKK product sales.

"Digi-Key is a highly valued partner of NKK's and we were thrilled to recognize their performance in 2011with this award at EDS," said Jani Duffy, distribution sales manager at NKK. "Digi-Key and NKK both have a strong commitment to excellence and strive to provide the very best to our customers and we look forward to continued success in 2012."

The award was presented May 8, 2012 during EDS in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"Reaching two million dollars in product sales is a testament to the quality of the product offered," said Dave Doherty, vice president, global supplier and product operations at Digi-Key. "We are pleased to receive this award and look forward to continued growth in the future."

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.