Digi-Key Corporation Signs Global Distribution Agreement with LEMO

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - January 26, 2012

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and LEMO®, a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connection solutions, today announced the companies have signed an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute LEMO's products worldwide.

Offering more than 50,000 combinations of product that continues to grow through custom specific designs, LEMO's high quality push-pull connectors are found in a variety of challenging application environments including medical, industrial control, test and measurement, audio-video, and telecommunications.

"Engineers are continually faced with the need for connectors to meet the challenges presented in a variety of applications," said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical products. "LEMO is a leader in meeting this demand with the design and manufacture of their push-pull connectors and we are pleased to offer their products to our global customers."

"LEMO strives to achieve the highest level of quality and customer satisfaction," said Dean Pohwala, general manager, LEMO USA, Inc. "With the addition of Digi-Key, we can now offer customers extended customer service delivered with technical expertise, professionalism and speed. We are very happy to have Digi-Key as part of our distribution network and we look forward to a very successful partnership."

LEMO's line of high quality connectors can be purchased online from Digi-Key's global websites.

About LEMO

LEMO is a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connection solutions. LEMO's high quality push-pull connectors are found in a variety of challenging application environments including medical, industrial control, test and measurement, audio-video, and telecommunications. LEMO also provides cable assemblies, prototyping and custom designs with the same uncompromising commitment to quality. For a full listing of all LEMO distributors please visit www.lemo.com. For more information about LEMO, please contact LEMO at 800-444-5366 or e-mail: info@lemousa.com.

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 LEMO USA, Inc.
Julie Carlson, Marketing Communications Manager
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Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Digi-Key Public Relations
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publicrelations@digikey.com