Digi-Key Corporation and Swissbit Announce Global Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 23, 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, and Swissbit, the largest independent DRAM module and Flash storage manufacturer in Europe, have signed a global distribution agreement.

Swissbit is a globally renowned company due in part to their depth in product offering. Some of Swissbit's most significant innovations include SATA SSD's, DDR2 modules, and USB modules.

"We are pleased to announce this distribution agreement with Swissbit," said Mark Zack, vice president of semiconductors, Digi-Key Corporation. "Offering Swissbit's high quality memory solutions to our customer base will enhance our ability to support the industrial, embedded, military, automotive, and aerospace markets."

"We are proud to be part of the Digi-Key product portfolio," said Tommaso Rando, Swissbit's Chief Sales Officer. "Digi-Key is world renowned distributor delivering world class solutions to its customers. The addition of Swissbit products to Digi-Key will expose new customers and enhance the availability of our outstanding industrial storage solutions."

Swissbit's product lines are available for purchase now on Digi-Key's global websites.

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 Swissbit

Swissbit was created from a management buy-out from Siemens Memory Products in 2001 and has over 20 years of combined knowledge and experience in the memory industry. Swissbit's commitment to high quality, reliability, exceptional customer service, and competitive pricing is what enables our customers and partners to enjoy a constant source of supply and product commitment for their past, current, and future requirements.

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