Digi-Key Corporation Expands E-Switch Line with Lamb Power Products

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - October 6, 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, today announced the expansion of its product offering from E-Switch, Inc.

Switch variations include rocker, toggle, slide, tact, pushbutton, dip, rotary, keylock, snap action, illuminated, and more. This broad range of switches is available on Digi-Key's global websites. Additionally, E-Switch, Inc. products are featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs.

On February 20, 2009, E-Switch, Inc. acquired Lamb Industries and now offers one of the broadest switch lines available today. Both companies have been delivering innovative and quality switches to the electronics, telecom, high-tech, instrumentation, industrial, appliance, and consumer markets since 1979. Located in Minneapolis and Portland, E-Switch's global reach extends to Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product, said, "Digi-Key and E-Switch-Lamb Industries are committed to offering our customers quality products and superior service. With the knowledge that our customers will find its products to be of consequential interest and appeal, we are very pleased to expand our global product offering to include power products from E-Switch-Lamb Industries."

Tom Meyers, chief executive officer of E-Switch, stated, "We are very excited about the expansion of our product offering with Digi-Key to include the E-Switch/Lamb power products. The E-Switch integration of Lamb power products has happened very rapidly, and increasing the core product offering through Digi-Key, along with their stocking position of these products, provides our customers with an easy and effective method to secure Lamb power products quickly."

About E-Switch

In 2009, E-Switch, Inc. acquired Lamb Industries and now offers one of the broadest switch lines available today. Both companies have been delivering innovative and quality switches to the electronics, telecom, high tech, instrumentation, industrial, appliance and consumer markets since 1979. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Portland, Oregon, their global reach extends to Europe, Asia and Latin America. Products include rocker, toggle, slide, tact, pushbutton, dip, rotary, keylock, snap action, power, illuminated switches, and more. E-Switch-Lamb Industries has local reps, distributors, engineers and account managers on hand to provide specifying assistance and quick response to requests, along with a top-notch sampling and cross-referencing program. E-Switch-Lamb Industries' online catalogs include complete specifications, drawings and schematics. For more information, please visit www.e-switch.com.

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.