Digi-Key and Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. Sign Worldwide Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - July 17, 2007

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement.

ATS is a leading engineering and manufacturing company focused on the thermal management of electronics. Its product portfolio includes high-performance air and liquid cooling solutions, research-quality test and measurement equipment, thermal design consulting and training.

More than 380 high-performance heat sink products from ATS are stocked by Digi-Key, including maxiFLOW™ flared fin heat sinks with maxiGRIP™ clip or thermal tape attachment, straight-fin and cross-cut extrusions, custom ASIC cooling solutions and heat sinks for various Freescale components, including MPC8641D dual-core processors. These products are featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key.

The terms of this new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity thermal management needs of its diverse customer base. One of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world, Digi-Key ships products to customers in more than 140 countries.

"We are certain that ATS products will be of consequential interest and appeal to our customers, and we are very pleased to add this innovative company to our roster of supplier partners," said Digi-Key President Mark Larson.

"Digi-Key is a natural partner for ATS because we share a commitment to customer service and product value," said Kaveh Azar, president and CEO of Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. "We are confident this distribution agreement will benefit our respective companies and customers."

About Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc.

Advanced Thermal Solutions (Norwood, Massachusetts) is a leading engineering and manufacturing company, supplying complete thermal and mechanical packaging solutions from analysis and testing to final production. ATS provides a wide range of air and liquid cooling solutions, laboratory-quality thermal instrumentation, along with thermal design consulting services and training. For more information about Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc., please visit www.qats.com or call 781-769-2800.

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.