KEMET Honors Digi-Key Corporation with 'Catalog Distributor of the Year Award'

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 11, 2010

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 KEMET, global manufacturer of a complete line of through-hole and surface mount capacitor technologies, recently honored Digi-Key with the "Catalog Distributor of the Year" award.

Jim Bruorton, KEMET's vice president of global distribution, and Mary Radford, KEMET's Digi-Key account manager, presented the award during a recent visit to Digi-Key's headquarters in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. Mark Larson, Digi-Key's president and COO, Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of IP&E products, Bruce Lawrence, Digi-Key's director of passive product, and Kirby Espe, Digi-Key product manager, were present to accept the award on Digi-Key's behalf.

"Digi-Key continually strives to strengthen its relationships with suppliers and customers to provide the best service and product," Shafer said. "We are proud to accept this award and to continue our successful partnership with KEMET."

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.