Digi-Key Corporation to Distribute Fox Electronics Frequency Control Products

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - August 10, 2006

Fox Electronics, one of America’s leading suppliers of frequency control products, and Digi-Key Corporation today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement. Digi-Key is one of the world’s fastest growing electronic component distributors and ships product to more than 140 countries around the globe.

As the newest worldwide distributor of Fox Electronics’ products, Digi-Key will stock Fox’s broad range of crystals, oscillators, VCXOs, TCXOs and OXCOs. New leading edge products will be added to Digi-Key’s line as they are announced by Fox.

“We are pleased to be able to distribute our product line through Digi-Key,” said E.L. Fox, president of Fox Electronics. “Because of our rapid growth, both internationally and in North America, it became necessary to find a quality distributor that could help us better meet the needs of our customers as will continually expand. We are confident in Digi-Key’s abilities to do just that.”

Mark Larson, Digi-Key’s president and COO stated, “Digi-Key is thrilled to add Fox Electronics to its growing list of supplier partners, and we are certain that its broad range of radio frequency products will be of consequential interest and appeal to our customers.”

Fox products will be featured in Digi-Key’s print and online catalogs with this new distribution agreement enabling Digi-Key to fulfill both the prototype and production needs of its diverse customer base.

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.

About Fox Electronics

Fox Electronics is America’s leading supplier of standard and custom frequency control products, including the industries broadest line of crystals, oscillators, XpressO oscillators, VCXOs, TCXOs, OCXOs, and crystal filters. The company, headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, has facilities, representatives and distributors throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.foxonline.com or contact Customer Service, Fox Electronics, 5570 Enterprise Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33905. Tel: 888/GET-2-FOX; Fax: 239/693-1554; Email: www.foxonline.com/email.htm; Web: www.foxonline.com.

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Steven G. Tsukichi
publicrelations@digikey.com

Editorial Contact for Fox Electronics
Rachel Lufkin or Beth Smith
publicrelations@simongroup.com