New Digi-Key Catalog Features More Pages, More Products, More Suppliers

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - January 13, 2009

Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate delivery, announces the addition of 19,156 new products to its T091/C091 (January-April 2009) print and online catalogs. Recently sent to customers in the United States and Canada, the catalog features 2,624 pages of products from Digi-Key 411 supplier partners.

This latest edition of Digi-Key catalog includes products from recently added supplier partners, including Altium, connectBlue, DLP Design, Murata Power Solutions, Numonyx, Spectrum Digital, Inc., and Vishay Foil Resistors. Also new to the T091/C091 edition are several exclusive preview pages at the front of the catalog featuring the latest products and technologies from Tyco Electronics, Hirose, Phoenix Contact, Lineage Power, Omron, Bourns, TDK, SEI, Kemet, Murata, Cree, RFM, STMicroelectronics, NXP Semiconductors, and IDT.

Digi-Key publishes its US and Canadian catalogs triannually for distribution in January, May, and September. Additionally, it publishes 20 versions of its catalog for annual distribution in Europe and Asia. Languages, in addition to English, include German, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese. Distributing millions of full-version and prospect catalogs each year, Digi-Key is one of the industry largest direct mail marketing programs. PDF versions of Digi-Key catalogs are available on all of its 24 country-specific websites. Flash-based, interactive catalogs are also featured on its US and Japanese websites.

Unique to the electronic components distribution industry is Digi-Key commitment to not only carry but also stock all of the products featured in its print catalogs. "For our customers, this translates into hundreds of thousands of products in stock and ready for immediate shipment," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "Long considered an invaluable reference book for design engineers and purchasing professionals around the globe, the Digi-Key catalog exemplifies our commitment to our customers. It is also serves to complement our websites."

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 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.