Digi-Key and Caddock Electronics, Inc. Sign Worldwide Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 13, 2007

Electronic component distributor Digi-Key Corporation and Caddock Electronics, Inc. announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement for Caddock’s broad range of high performance TO-style power resistor products.

Caddock Electronics, Inc. is a manufacturer of high-performance film resistor products, using unique resistance film technologies and process technologies to create solutions for performance demanding applications. Caddock’s product line includes over 250 models, including non-inductive power film resistors and current sense resistors, high voltage resistors, precision and low TC resistors and resistor networks, high frequency resistors, high temperature resistors and transient tolerant precision resistors. Caddock also manufactures custom resistors and resistor networks and custom resistive devices.

“We are excited to extend our resistor offering with products from Caddock Electronics,” said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. “This company’s commitment to quality and reliability make it a good match for Digi-Key, and we are pleased to add Caddock Electronics to our line card.”

“We are please to have Digi-Key join with Caddock as an excellent distribution channel for Caddock’s high performance resistor products,” said Richard Caddock Jr., president. “Digi-Key’s commitment to customer service, to maintaining inventory and fast delivery will provide customers of Caddock resistor products a high level of support for their development and production needs. The Digi-Key catalogs will also expose new design engineers around the world to Caddock’s high performance film resistor products.”

Caddock Electronics’ broad range of TO-style power resistor products are featured in Digi-Key’s print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key. This new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity requirements of its diverse customer base.

About Caddock Electronics

Caddock Electronics is a manufacturer of high-performance film resistor products. Our business focus at Caddock is to develop and manage unique material and process technologies with a commitment to the conservative produceability of high performance, high quality resistor products that provide technical solutions for our customers. Caddock manufactures high performance resistors in Riverside, California and Roseburg, Oregon. For more information, visit www.caddock.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
publicrelations@digikey.com

Editorial Contact for Caddock Electronics, Inc.
Dave Anderson
dave.anderson@caddock.com