Qualtek Electronics Corporation Recognizes Digi-Key Corporation as Distributor of the Year for 2009

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - September 9, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation today announced it received the 2009 Distributor of the Year award from Qualtek Electronics Corporation. The award was presented recently at Digi-Key headquarters. This is the fifth consecutive year Digi-Key has received this prestigious award.

"Again this year, we are honored to accept this award from Qualtek," said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product. "The award is testament to the hard work and dedication of Digi-Key's employees in serving our mutual customers."

Qualtek Electronics offers a vast array of fan accessories, AC receptacles, international and domestic power cords and cord sets, and EMI power line filters. Qualtek products stocked by Digi-Key are available on its global websites and can be viewed in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs.

Qualtek Electronics Corporation Award Presentation

Photo inset: Pictured (from left) are Steve Karr and Sarah Rooker of Arkco Sales; Tim Gannon, regional sales manager, Qualtek; Qualtek President John Hallums; Bjorn Nelson, Digi-Key product manager, interconnect and electromechanical product; Todd Jesme, Digi-Key director, electromechanical product; and Jerome Bakke, Digi-Key product group manager.

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.