Digi-Key Corporation named Pelco Supplier of the Year

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - October 19, 2006

Digi-Key Corporation was the recent recipient of Pelco's "Supplier of the Year, New Product Support" award. Pelco Vice President of Procurement Leo Labbe announced the award during a March awards ceremony at the company's Clovis, CA campus. Bobby Clack, purchaser for Pelco, made the presentation to Digi-Key during a recent visit to the electronic distributor's headquarters in Thief River Falls, MN.

Pelco, a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of video security systems, recognizes its top suppliers annually. Criteria in selecting a supplier for this award included a high level of service, product availability, ease of doing business, Internet information and ordering function, breadth of product line, delivery logistics, next day delivery capabilities, and support from prototype to production.

"All of us at Digi-Key are very honored to receive this award," said Paul Dosser, Digi-Key vice president of business development. "Digi-Key has always strived to be the best in class for service and product availability. We in our Volume Business Division pride ourselves in being able to support our customers with their production requirements as well as their engineering and design needs. Pelco is supported through our Volume Business Division, and for us, this award is confirmation that we are on the right track in servicing Pelco's needs from prototype through production."

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.