Digi-Key Receives Accolades from Cornell-Dubilier for Top Point-of-Sale Customer Growth in 2011

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 7, 2012

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 received an award from Cornell-Dubilier for the largest Point-of-Sale customer growth in 2011.

"The customer growth we have experienced with Digi-Key never ceases to amaze me," said Jim Kaplan, president of Cornell Dubilier. "They are a remarkable company and we are fortunate enough to be partnered with them and we anticipate similar growth next year."

The award was presented May 10, 2012 during EDS in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"Cornell-Dubilier offers specialized products which add a unique dimension to our line card. Our partnership has led to the mutual growth of our companies," said Dave Doherty, vice president, global supplier and product operations at Digi-Key. "We are honored to accept this award and look forward to future relations with Cornell-Dubilier."

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.