Digikeycom Enhanced Homepage includes New Features

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 20, 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, announced today that several changes in the way of enhancements have been made to the homepage of its US and Canadian websites at www.digikey.dk and www.digikey.ca.

Taking center stage on the enhanced homepage is a link to information about the more than 50,000 new products Digi-Key has added to its product offering in the last 90 days. Categories for these new products include semiconductors, passives, interconnect/electromechanical, optoelectronics, sensors, test & bench equipment, and RF/RFID & wireless. In addition to this New Product Index, the new landing page also serves as a portal to a "New @ Digi-Key" and "New Suppliers" features.

Beyond new product information, the homepage provides access to Digi-Key's new Technology Zone portals, both interactive and PDF versions of its most recent catalog, Digi-Key's exclusive and ever-expanding library of PTM Online... On Demand® product training modules and utilities that include the Digi-Key Tool Bar and BOM Wizard.

The new homepage also provides a link to tutorials that outline the new features.

"While, at first glance, changes to our homepage appear subtle, the amount of information now accessible from our recently enhanced homepage has vastly increased," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "These new informational features are in perfect keeping with Digi-Key's goal to not only provide our customers with the industry's broad selection of electronic components but provide them with the information they require to make critical purchasing decisions as well."

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.

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Lesley Harmoning
publicrelations@digikey.com