Digi-Key Corporation and Bulgin Components Ink Global Distribution Pact

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 20, 2007

Digi-Key Corporation and Bulgin Components announced today the signing of a worldwide distribution agreement. Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world, shipping products to more than 140 countries from its facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.

Bulgin Components specializes in the manufacture of mains and waterproof connectors, including IP68 Buccaneer® waterproof connectors, IEC connectors and cord sets and Polysnap® mains inlet modules, as well as a range of battery and fuse holders, EMI filters, indicators and vandal resistant security switches.

Bulgin products stocked by Digi-Key include Bulgin's waterproof (IP68) connectors, including USB, Firewire and Ethernet connectors and cable assemblies, a Bluetooth adapter with a waterproof USB connector, a variety of multi-position circular connectors, and several vandal resistant pushbutton switches. These products are featured in Dig-Key's print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key.

"We are very pleased to add these world-class components to our product offering," said Digi-Key President Mark Larson. "The name Bulgin is synonymous with high performance connectors used in challenging environments, and we are certain that our customers will find these products to be of consequential interest and appeal."

"Bulgin Components' partnership with Digi-Key provides another channel for customers of all sizes and stages of development to access Bulgin products," said Charlie Fixa, vice president of Sales and Marketing, North America. "As a premier catalog distributor, Digi-Key strengthens Bulgin's ability to serve our customers worldwide through their strength in sales, engineering support and logistics," Fixa continued. "This new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity needs of Bulgin's diverse customer base."

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 Bulgin Components

Bulgin Components is one of the electronics industry's longest running success stories. After more than 75 years trading, the Bulgin name is familiar and trusted worldwide. Many of our components have gained the status of industry standards. Our major customers, whether distributors or OEMs, rightly demand the highest achievable standards of quality and service, and we continually review our operations to ensure we meet or exceed expectations. For more information about Bulgin Components, visit www.bulgin.com.