Digi-Key to Participate in Orange County Electronics Show

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - August 26, 2008

Electronic component distributor Digi-Key Corporation announced today that it will be among the more than 200 participants in the upcoming Orange County Electronics Show September 10-11 at the OC Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Chris Beeson, Digi-Key vice president of supplier management and its Volume Business Division, is slated to be the event's keynote speaker at a reception beginning at 5 p.m. on September 10. With more than 20 years of experience in the electronics industry, Beeson's role at Digi-Key includes guiding its continuing focus on product line development as well as maintaining and growing Digi-Key's customer-centric approach in serving the marketplace.

Show organizers anticipate that more than 2,500 engineers, materials managers, and purchasing, manufacturing, and production personnel will attend this year's Orange County Electronics Show.

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using streamlined processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its single 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

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.

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