Digi-Key Corporation’s TechXchange Welcomes EEWeb.com as a Sponsoring Partner

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 9, 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 newly launched TechXchange online community for engineers has partnered with EEWeb.com in the sponsorship of the new online forum and engineering resource.

"Digi-Key is excited to have EEWeb partner with us for our new TechXchange community," said Tony Harris, chief marketing officer (CMO) of Digi-Key Corporation. "Our partnership with EEWeb is a joint effort to provide valuable, usable information for those in the engineering community. We look forward to creating relationships with communities like EEWeb that are already well-established online to build a dominant following of engineering-minded individuals."

EEWeb is a premier electrical engineering community for hardware designers that offers free online tools, news, and social networking. The site allows engineers to set up their own profile, post technical articles, document hardware projects, and follow other engineers with the same interests.

"We have partnered with Digi-Key Corporation as an exclusive strategic partner of TechXchange, and we are proud to promote Digi-Key's first-class products and services," said Joe Wolin, co-founder of EEWeb.com.

TechXchange is a user-to-user forum where everyone from design engineers to hobbyists can discuss technology, products, designs, and more. Users can participate in discussions, ask questions of the community, and learn about new products and the latest innovations.

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 EEWeb.com

EEWeb.com is independently owned and operated by co-founders Cody Miller and Joe Wolin. They started development of the site in late 2007 and released it in 2010. EEWeb is focused on providing engineers with a full-featured hardware design community that offers the best electrical engineering news, electronics forum, member contributed projects, and social networking opportunities.