Digi-Key Corporation Receives 2010 Catalog Distributor of the Year Award from Kemet

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - July 19, 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 that Kemet has named Digi-Key its 2010 Catalog Distributor of the Year.

This award was presented to Digi-Key representatives at the EDS conference in Las Vegas, Nev., in May.

"Digi-Key was founded as a catalog distributor in 1972. Though we have since moved to an Internet-based catalog, this experience has allowed us to build our reputation with our global customer base to the high level we currently enjoy," said Jeff Shafer, vice president, global interconnect, passives, and electromechanical product, Digi-Key Corporation. "Partnering with top-level companies such as Kemet has not only broadened our line card, it has helped us convey our commitment to quality, both in product and customer satisfaction. We are honored to receive this prestigious award."

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.