STMicroelectronics Recognizes Digi-Key Corporation for 'Outstanding Sales and Growth Achievement'

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - October 6, 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 STMicroelectronics presented Digi-Key with an award for "Outstanding Sales and Growth Achievement for 2009 and 2010."

Gardner Gray, Digi-Key account manager at STMicroelectronics, and Ashley McGaha, vice president of STMicroelectronics' geographic and distribution business unit, presented the award to Digi-Key during a ceremony held Aug. 24, 2010 at the STMicroelectronics office in Lexington, Massachusetts. Dave Doherty, Digi-Key's vice president of semiconductor product, and Mark Larson, Digi-Key's president and COO, accepted the award on Digi-Key's behalf.

"We are proud to receive this recognition from STMicro. Digi-Key's model is based on making innovative products available to the widest engineering customer base with the content designers need to utilize those products," Doherty said. "We take pride in our efforts to grow our business and our suppliers' businesses and will continue to strive for success through our partnership with STMicro."

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.