Digi-Key Website Now Includes New BOM Wizard Feature

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 27, 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 addition of its new BOM Wizard tool to its US and Canadian websites.

This new tool gives customers the ability to upload bills of material and parts lists directly to Digi-Key's website, save and share their BOMs, place orders, and download quotes instantaneously to their desktops. Facilitating faster time to market, the BOM Wizard is the first of several enhancements and tools planned for the 'Design to Production Ecosystem' on Digikey.com.

Additional information, including a detailed tutorial, about the BOM Wizard can be accessed from Digi-Key's homepage.

"We are very excited about the addition of this new tool to our US and Canadian websites," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "With the realization that time is often money in the electronics industry, we strive to make doing business with us fast and efficient. This new BOM Wizard helps Digi-Key achieve this important goal."

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 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.