Digi-Key Corporation and Johanson Dielectrics, Inc. Sign Global Distribution Deal

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - August 16, 2007

Digi-Key Corporation and Johanson Dielectrics, Inc., a worldwide producer of high quality ceramic chip capacitors, announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement. One of the world’s fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key ships products to more than 140 countries worldwide.

Johanson Dielectrics designs and manufactures capacitors in a state-of-the-art facility in Sylmar, California as well as its Guangdong, China facility. Products include standard and high voltage SMT capacitors, X2Y decoupling and filtering capacitors, and a variety of standard and custom high voltage and high capacitance value ceramic capacitors.

“We are very pleased to add Johanson Dielectrics to our line card,” said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. “Johanson Dielectrics’ dedication to customer satisfaction makes this company a good match for Digi-Key, and we are certain that its products will be of great interest and appeal to our customers.”

“Johanson Dielectrics is very happy to have Digi-Key as our business partner. Their quality and reputation for customer satisfaction is unsurpassed,” said Tom Blaskovich, vice president of sales, Johanson Dielectrics. “Digi-Key will enable Johanson Dielectrics to expand sales of our HVS, X2Y and High Cap products with customers throughout the world.”

Johanson Dielectrics ceramic capacitors stocked by Digi-Key include a variety of capacitance ratings, case sizes and voltage ratings. These products are featured in Digi-Key’s print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key. The terms of this new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill the design/prototype as well as the production quantity needs of its diverse customer base.

About Johanson Dielectrics, Inc.

Johanson Dielectrics, Inc. has been a worldwide producer of high quality ceramic chip capacitors for over thirty years. Our success has enabled steady expansion of manufacturing facilities and focus on new product development ensuring our ability to respond to the ever changing needs of our customers. Our corporate mission is to achieve profitable growth by totally satisfying our customer’s requirements for high quality, technologically advanced ceramic chip capacitors. We establish and maintain long term sourcing relationships with our customers by providing responsive service, competitive costs and lead times and superior product quality. Advanced material engineering, state of the art processing, statistical analysis tools and a quality system, which emphasizes continuous process improvement are all employed to achieve goals in defect reduction, cost reduction and design and manufacturing cycle time improvement. Johanson Dielectrics designs and manufactures capacitors at is facilities in Sylmar, California and Guangdong, China. These facilities produce standard and high voltage SMT ceramic capacitors, X2Y decoupling and filtering caps, as well as a variety of standard and custom high voltage and high capacitance value ceramic capacitors. For more information, visit www.johansondielectrics.com..

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.