Digi-Key Receives EEPW Editors' Choice Award 2012: "Most Favorite" Catalog Distributor

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 29, 2012

Global electronics distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, was named the "Most Favorite Catalog Distributor" by Electronic Engineering and Product World (EEPW) magazine in China. The company was recognized for its broad product availability, an ability to quickly ship orders of any size and for its exceptional customer service.

"Digi-Key is pleased to be recognized by EEPW readers as a favorite," said Mark Larson, President of Digi-Key. "China is an important growth area for us and engineers can rest assured that Digi-Key is prepared to support their needs from prototype to production."

Electronic Engineering & Product World (EEPW) is jointly published by Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC), a division of the Ministry of Science & Technology, and IDG, the leading technology publisher in China. EEPW covers electronic technology, products and markets to engineering managers, executive managers and senior design engineers. For more information, go to eepw.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.