Bel Fuse Inc. Awards Digi-Key Electronics with Distributor of the Year Award

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 23, 2017

Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, was awarded Bel Fuse Inc.'s, a leading global manufacturer of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits, Distributor of the Year Award at the 2017 EDS Banquet in Las Vegas, NV. The criteria of this awards is based on overall sales, sales growth, marketing support and customer service.

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"We are pleased to recognize Digi-Key as the Bel Fuse Inc. Distributor of the Year for 2016. As our largest channel partner, Digi-Key has been instrumental in growing our customer base across our Power, Protection & Connection groups. Digi-Key's focus on marketing, technical expertise and providing best in class customer service make them an ideal partner for Bel as we continue to expand our products and capabilities. "On behalf of all Bel employees around the globe, I offer my appreciation for Digi-Key's continuous support and congratulations on a great sales year", said Dan Bernstein, CEO of Bel Fuse Inc.

"We are honored to be given this significant award from Bel Fuse Inc. as validation of the strong working relationship that exists between both companies," said Tom Busher, VP, Global IP&E at Digi-Key. "Partnering with a supplier that has been focused on providing reliable power, protection & connection products have helped us deliver valuable solutions to our customers. We look forward to continuing to execute strategies to best service our mutual global customers."

For more information, or to order from Digi-Key's full line of Bel Fuse Inc. products, please visit any of Digi-Key's global websites.

About Bel

Bel ( designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military and aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. Bel's product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection) and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors and cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service distributor of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than five million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over 1.3 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 at