Qualtek Electronics Corporation Recognizes Digi-Key Corporation as Distributor of the Year for 2009

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - September 9, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation today announced it received the 2009 Distributor of the Year award from Qualtek Electronics Corporation. The award was presented recently at Digi-Key headquarters. This is the fifth consecutive year Digi-Key has received this prestigious award.

"Again this year, we are honored to accept this award from Qualtek," said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product. "The award is testament to the hard work and dedication of Digi-Key's employees in serving our mutual customers."

Qualtek Electronics offers a vast array of fan accessories, AC receptacles, international and domestic power cords and cord sets, and EMI power line filters. Qualtek products stocked by Digi-Key are available on its global websites and can be viewed in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs.

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.

Qualtek Electronics Corporation Award Presentation
Pictured (from left) are Steve Karr and Sarah Rooker of Arkco Sales; Tim Gannon, regional sales manager, Qualtek; Qualtek President John Hallums; Bjorn Nelson, Digi-Key product manager, interconnect and electromechanical product; Todd Jesme, Digi-Key director, electromechanical product; and Jerome Bakke, Digi-Key product group manager.

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
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