Electronic Engineering Students Get a Closer Look at Digi-Key during Future Professionals Day at electronica 2010

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 10, 2010

Electronic engineering students will have the chance to get up-close and personal with Digi-Key Corporation during Superstudium – Future Professionals Day, Friday, Nov. 12 at the electronica 2010 trade show in Munich, Germany.

Students will learn that Digi-Key stocks more board level components for immediate shipment than any other distributor in the world from more than 470 of the world's leading suppliers of semiconductor, interconnect, passive, and electromechanical products. Digi-Key also provides product information, design support services, technical services, online resources, and more to aid engineering students in their projects.

"We realize the importance of providing products and information to the next generation of electronic engineers," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key's president and COO. "They will be responsible for the innovations of the future, and we want to pave the way for them by having the product they need, when they need it and giving them the information they need to successfully complete their designs."

Starting at 10 a.m., electronic engineering students will have the opportunity to view several presentations and demonstrations at Digi-Key's booth. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to register to win one of two Vespa LX 50 2T motor scooters with custom Timbuk2 messenger bags; one of 10 HP 210-150NR Netbooks; and one of five Digi-Key PulseProject kits.

Please see the schedule below for information regarding presentations and demonstrations during Superstudium – Future Professionals Day:

  • 10-10:15 a.m. – Introduction
  • 10:15-11 a.m. – Presentation about engineering careers
  • 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Experiment stations and Digi-Key booth tours
  • 2-3 p.m. – Closing presentations and raffle drawing for prizes

For more information about Digi-Key's booth at electronica 2010, visit www.digikey.com/electronica.

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.