Digi-Key Corporation Awarded 2011 Bourns E-Commerce Distributor of the Year

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 31, 2012

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it was named Bourns' E-Commerce Distributor of the Year for 2011.

"We strive to maintain our position as the leading, Internet-based distributor of electronic components," said Dave Doherty, vice president, global supplier and product operations at Digi-Key. "Trusted suppliers such as Bourns make this initiative possible, and we are pleased to receive this award."

"We are pleased that our key initiatives have resulted in Digi-Key achieving Bourns' E-Commerce Distributor of the Year award for two consecutive years," said Sid Kalantar, vice president of sales, Americas at Bourns.

This award was received by Digi-Key as Bourns' top E-Commerce distributor, presented May 10, 2012 during EDS in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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.