Digi-Key Corporation Announces Addition of Design Services Providers to its Website

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - April 14, 2011

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 the addition of Design Services Providers to its online resources for electronic design engineers.

Design Services Providers is available on Digi-Key's Website, www.digikey.ee, and houses profiles of qualified design firms for the convenience of Digi-Key's valued customers. Each design firm featured on this page is linked to a profile containing the firm's capabilities, development tools, industries served, manufacturer partners, and background information. This information is available on Digi-Key's homepage in the "Resources" box, on the Design Support Services page, or by visiting www.digikey.com/designservicesproviders.

"Design Services Providers is an extremely valuable addition to Digi-Key's online resources," said Mark Zack, vice president of semiconductor product. "We hope this network will be a tool that many customers utilize to shorten their time to market as it will link them to design firms with specific capabilities to aid in creating their latest innovations."

The service providers in this network specialize in embedded, RF/Wireless and Lighting hardware and software design, including applications such as ARM Cortex, FPGA, Wi-Fi, and ZigBee.

Design Services Providers is designed to connect customers with the services required, and to educate them on how Digi-Key can provide help in the engineer's development process from concept to production.

This new online resource features a user-friendly search capability that will allow customers to find potential design firms for their projects in a fast and effective way. The site also features feedback capability in which customers can review the page and the design firm. All questions and/or comments about Design Services Providers should be sent to design-providers@digikey.com.

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.