Digi-Key Corporation Announces Worldwide Distribution Agreement with Taoglas Ltd.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - January 25, 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 its worldwide distribution agreement with Taoglas Ltd., a global antenna solutions provider.

Taoglas' products are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.

Taoglas is one of the leading M2M antenna providers of finished and custom external and embedded antenna solutions for ISM (Zigbee, WiFi etc), cellular (GSM/CDMA), 3G, 4G (WiMax, LTE) and GPS. Their products assist customers achieve greater wireless device transmit and receive sensitivity.

"Antennas are critical to robust RF solutions and Digi-Key is excited to offer Taoglas' wide array of M2M antenna solutions to our engineering customer base," said Dave Doherty, Digi-Key's vice president of semiconductor product. "We are excited to expand their products to engineers globally."

"Today's designers demand instant availability and delivery of the best and most relevant products for their wireless device design," said Dermot O'Shea, Taoglas' Joint Managing Director. "We had always strategically targeted Digi-Key as a distribution partner, and we are delighted that our most popular products are now available for same day dispatch globally. It allows us to focus on what we do well, which is antenna design and development."

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.

About Taoglas Ltd.

Taoglas provides a comprehensive range of external, embedded and basestation antenna solutions for M2M applications such as Telematics/Automotive, Smart-Grid, Metering/Telemetry, Home Automation, Remote Monitoring and Telemedical applications. Taoglas is headquartered in Ireland and has product development and test facilities in Ireland, Taiwan and San Diego, CA. Taoglas constantly innovates and continually creates new antenna solutions geared to meet the evolving needs of the Machine-to-Machine world. All our products operate consistently at optimum proficiency levels, delivering world-class performance, time after time. With Taoglas, you experience high performance, unrivalled delivery, plus you enjoy exceptional back-up and support services. We listen, we learn, we respond.