Sullins Connector Solutions Names Digi-Key 2011 Distributor of the Year

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 30, 2012

Digi-Key named Sullins Connector Solutions' first Distributor of the Year

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it was named Sullins Connector Solutions' 2011 Distributor of the Year.

"We are pleased to receive this honor from Sullins Connector Solutions," said Dave Doherty, Digi-Key's Vice President of Global Supplier and Product Operations. "We are excited with the many new product families being introduced by Sullins Connector Solutions. They have expanded our product representation from Sullins Connector Solutions' traditional strengths in card edge connectors and headers to modular and wire to board connectors as well as boxed headers."

The award was presented May 10, 2012 during EDS in Las Vegas, Nevada. Wade Harb, Sullins Connector Solutions' CEO, and Rob Arsenault, Sullins Connector Solutions' Director of Distribution and Emerging Markets, presented the award to Matt Nemec, Digi-Key's Director of Interconnect Product.

"The level of commitment that Digi-Key has displayed over the entire 20-plus years of our partnership has been exemplary," said Harb. "That is why I am especially proud to have awarded Digi-Key with our first annual Distributor of the Year Award. We sincerely appreciate Digi-Key's commitment to our entire product line and also your support of the new product we've introduced this past year."

Digi-Key earned the award because of its outstanding distribution support, marketing resources, ease of doing business, and breadth of inventory.

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.