Digi-Key Corporation and Cooper Bussmann Expand Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - August 25, 2009

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced today the expansion of its distribution agreement with Cooper Bussmann from a North American agreement to a global agreement.

Cooper Bussmann products offered by Digi-Key include Cooper Bussmann circuit protection fuses and ESD suppressors, Coiltronics inductors and transformers, and PowerStor supercapacitor lines. Stocked products are featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs and are available in prototype/design and production quantities on Digi-Key's global websites.

"We at Digi-Key are very pleased to extend our distribution contract with Cooper Bussmann and offer its quality products to customers worldwide," said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical products.

Cooper Bussmann is a global manufacturer offering a broad range of products, including magnetics, overvoltage and overcurrent circuit protection devices, and supercapacitors. Through innovative technology and custom-engineering designs, Cooper Bussmann provides unique solutions for today's market-driven requirements.

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.