Digi-Key Corporation Announces Sales Achievement Awards from Honeywell Sensing and Control

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - April 7, 2009

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has received two awards for outstanding sales achievement for 2008 from Honeywell Sensing and Control.

Making the announcement recently was Bradd Schneider, vice president of global sales, Sensing and Control, Honeywell International. Digi-Key awards included a Bronze award for Largest Point of Sale Growth and a Silver award for Largest Organic Growth Percentage in 2008.

Honeywell products are featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs and are available for purchase via telephone, fax, or through its Honeywell Sensing and Productivity Solutions websites.

Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO, said, "Digi-Key is very proud to accept these awards from Honeywell Sensing and Control. Not only are they a wonderful tribute to the hard work of the Digi-Key team, but they are also indicative of Digi-Key's commitment to provide its customers with the products they need when they need them. We at Digi-Key pride ourselves in our long history and reputation of leadership in serving design engineers."

Bradd Schneider, vice president of global sales, Honeywell Sensing and Control, added, "We are very pleased to award Digi-Key Corporation for all of its hard efforts in 2008. Digi-Key's breadth of products supporting the design engineer as well as its commitment to volume purchasing has enabled it to be successful in its growth with Honeywell. Digi-Key's ongoing commitment to utilizing both print and online as a means to offer products and training materials to the design community is outstanding."

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

About Honeywell

Honeywell International is a $38 billion diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For additional information, please visit www.honeywell.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.