New Digi-Key Toolbar Provides Quick Access to Inventory, Information and More

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - July 31, 2008

Designed with engineers, purchasing agents and electronic enthusiasts in mind, the new Digi-Key Toolbar provides quick access to Digi-Key's vast inventory, product information, training and more - all just a click away and conveniently available in the user's favorite browser.

"We're very excited about the addition of this new tool," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "We pride ourselves on being easy to do business with, and this toolbar, which helps customers derive the most from our web site from anywhere on the Internet, is one more way we are making our customers' jobs easier."

Toolbar features include access to Digi-Key's part search with recent search history and drag-and-drop and contextual menu searches, a complete listing of Digi-Key's product categories, quick access to any one of Digi-Key's country-specific websites, eight language options, and one-click access to Digi-Key's line card and tools, including its library of more than 270 PTM Online . . . On Demand® product training modules.

Downloading the Digi-Key Toolbar is quick and easy. Information, which includes instructions for Internet Explorer and Firefox installation, can be found at www.digikey.com/toolbar. Links to the toolbar landing page are also located on the homepage at www.digikey.dk as well as on the Digi-Key registered users' landing page.

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using streamlined processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its single 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

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.

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Steven G. Tsukichi
publicrelations@digikey.com