Digi-Key Corporation Inks Global Distribution Agreement with Murata Power Solutions

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 11, 2008

Digi-Key Corporation announced today that it has recently signed an agreement for the worldwide distribution of Murata Power Solutions products.

Murata Power Solutions is a world leader in the manufacture of DC-DC converters, AC-DC converters, high-reliability power supplies, digital panel meters, magnetics, and data acquisition devices for applications that include telecommunications, computing, industrial, and other high-tech applications.

The broad range of Murata Power Solutions products stocked by Digi-Key is currently featured in its online catalog and will be featured in future print catalogs. These products are available for off-the-shelf delivery from Digi-Key in both prototype and production quantities. Industry surveys of engineers consistently rate Digi-Key #1 for breadth of product line, availability of product and on-time delivery.

"We are very pleased to expand our power solutions line with products from Murata Power Solutions," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "I am certain that these quality products, reputed to perform to and often beyond specifications, will be of consequential interest and appeal to our customers."

Bret Murphy, director of Distribution Sales, Murata Power Solutions, said, "Murata Power Solutions is pleased and excited to partner with Digi-Key across all global markets. Today's engineers require leading-edge power products that are available anywhere on the planet in the shortest possible time. Digi-Key's dominance in the engineering community enhances Murata Power Solutions' value to the customer in every major market."

Digi-Key Corporation utilizes streamlined processes and state-of-the-art technologies to serve a global customer base from its single 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

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.