Digi-Key Corporation Inks Worldwide Distribution Agreement with Amphenol Commercial Products

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - February 27, 2007

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and Amphenol Commercial Products announced today the signing of a worldwide distribution agreement.

Amphenol Commercial Products division (ACP) is a world leader in providing commercial audio/data/storage/telecom interconnect solutions into a wide range of markets and applications, covering traditional connectors through to the latest and next generation technical products.

Among ACP products stocked at Digi-Key are D-sub, mini SAS, SFP, Infiniband, USB and RJ45 connectors. These products are featured in Digi-Key’s print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key.

“We are excited about enhancing our audio and communication connector lines with products from Amphenol Commercial Products, and we are certain these products will be of consequential interest and appeal to our customers,” said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO.

“As one of the fastest growing and most technologically advanced distributors in the market, Digi-Key is an ideal partner for Amphenol Commercial Products. They will play a major role in helping ACP bring our wide range of new products to the commercial markets,” said Bill Gray, director of commercial products Americas for Amphenol Commercial Products.

This new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity requirements of its diverse and far-reaching customer base.

About Amphenol Commercial Products

Amphenol Commercial Products is a world leader in providing interconnect solutions into a wide range of markets and applications, covering traditional connectors through to the latest and next generation technical products. These products include backplane/board level connectors, commercial I/O, external I/O and portable device connectors targeted to the networking, telecom, server and computer, storage and HDD, consumer electronics, and entertainment and industrial products markets. Organized with centralized manufacturing in Shenzen, China, ACP has sales, marketing, customer service and design locations around the globe, including Canada, USA, France, Netherlands, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. Our expertise in understanding our customers’ interconnect needs has earned Amphenol a reputation of quality and excellence among the world’s leading users of electronic components. For more information, visit www.amphenolacp.com.

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.

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Steven G. Tsukichi

Editorial Contact for Amphenol
Bill Gray