Micro Commercial Components Names Digi-Key Corporation Distributor of the Decade

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - October 14, 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 Micro Commercial Components (MCC) has named Digi-Key the "Distributor of the Decade."

Pamela Cheng, vice president of (MCC), presented the award to Craig Bakke, product manager for MCC at Digi-Key, during a ceremony held Sept. 29, 2010 at Digi-Key Corporation headquarters in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. Bakke also received the Product Manager of the Year award from MCC for providing excellent service to the company.

"Micro Commercial Components has partnered with Digi-Key Corporation for 10 years now. Digi-Key has been an asset in the growth of MCC," Cheng said. "Digi-Key continues to create new and innovative programs that set them apart from other distributors."

"To be named Distributor of the Decade is quite an honor for Digi-Key; especially given the extreme volatility in business cycles over this period," said Dave Doherty, Digi-Key's vice president of semiconductor product. "We value our partnership with MCC and will strive for continued success over the next decade."

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.