Omron Recognizes Digi-Key Product Manager for Outstanding Service

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 17, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced one of its Interconnect and Electromechanical Product Managers, Mike Finseth, has received the Product Manager Excellence award for outstanding service from Omron Electronic Components, LLC.

Omron created the Product Manager Excellence award to recognize the length of time a product manager has been assigned to Omron, the quality of the relationship, and the success attributed to those efforts. Omron's National Distribution Sales Manager, Kris Whitehouse, and Distribution Sales Representative, Caroline Wells, presented the award to Finseth during a WebEx web conference May 4, 2010.

Since joining Digi-Key in 1989, Finseth has been the assigned product manager for Omron, which has been an authorized Digi-Key supplier since 1982. Omron provides products and services in the industrial automation, electronic components, social systems, and healthcare markets.

"Mike has worked extremely hard to build a strong relationship with his contacts at Omron," said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of interconnect, passive and electromechanical product. "His efforts have been instrumental in the incredible levels of growth Digi-Key has experienced during our continued partnership with Omron."

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 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.