Digi-Key Corporation Announces Expansion of Distribution Agreement with GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 24, 2009

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced today the expansion of its distribution contract with GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies from a North American agreement to a global agreement.

GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is a leading innovator in advanced measurement, sensor-based, and inspection solutions that delivery accuracy, productivity, and safety. The company designs and manufactures sensing instruments that measure temperature, pressure, moisture, gas, and flow rate for demanding applications in a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, power generation, aerospace, transportation, and healthcare.

GE Sensing products stocked by Digi-Key include circuit protection products, sensors, and transducers. Featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs, these products are available for immediate shipment on Digi-Key's global websites and are slated to be featured in future print and online catalogs.

Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical products, said, "We are very pleased about the expansion of our agreement with GE Sensing. Its quality products add significant value to our product lineup for our customers in Europe and Asia."

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.