Digi-Key Corporation and Wurth Electronics Midcom, Inc. Announce Global Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - January 24, 2008

Digi-Key Corporation and Wurth Electronics Midcom, Inc. announced today that the companies have signed a global distribution agreement.

Wurth Electronics manufactures passive components for automotive, industry, and telecom applications. Production sites are located in Germany, the USA, Europe and China.

Digi-Key Corporation is a broad-line distributor of electronic components and accessories. Digi-Key's focus on product selection along with its commitment to stock 100 percent of the products featured in its print catalog facilitate the company to supply customers from all areas of industry and commerce.

Wurth products stocked by Digi-Key are featured in its print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key.

"We are very pleased to add Wurth Electronics Midcom to our line card," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "Wurth's philosophy of giving the customer a little bit more to make a big difference is right in step with Digi-Key's values. Customers purchasing Wurth products from Digi-Key will benefit from these shared values that include product availability and superior service."

"Wurth Electronics Midcom, Inc. chooses our partners based upon our claim, 'More than You Expect,'" said President Norbert Heckmann. "We believe we have partnered with the true leader in customer satisfaction, Digi-Key, which has been voted #1 for overall performance in our industry for 16 years running. Digi-Key has been our model since we started in the American market. Wurth Electronics Midcom, our sales force, and of course, our customers are extremely pleased that Digi-Key is now going to carry our wide range of electronic components. This partnership represents two companies that pride themselves as service leaders in the industry."

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 Wurth Electronics Midcom

Wurth Electronics is Europe's leading manufacturer of EMI ferrites, inductors, common mode chokes and transformers and a specialist for everything related to EMI and EMC. With a worldwide network of ISO 9001 certified production plants and distribution hubs, Wurth can supply global activities from design in to mass production with market experience. For more information, visit Wurth Electronics Midcom.