Digi-Key Corporation Receives 2011 Distributor Partner of the Year Award from Micro Commercial Components

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 4, 2011

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 it was named the 2011 Distributor Partner of the Year for Micro Commercial Components (MCC), a supplier with which Digi-Key has maintained a decade-long business partnership.

"This award illustrates our integration with MCC, from new product launches to stocking the broadest available-to-ship inventory portfolio in the industry," said Mark Zack, Digi-Key’s vice president of semiconductor product. "We are proud to accept this award and to be honored as MCC’s Distributor Partner of the Year."

On Oct. 19, Pamela Cheng, vice president of MCC, presented the award to Mark Zack at Digi-Key Corporation in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.

"The key word in the name of this award is ‘partner,’ because Digi-Key is more than a distributor to MCC," said Cheng. "Digi-Key has become an integral part of how MCC goes to market."

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.