Digi-Key Corporation Expands Product Lines with Bourns, Inc.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - October 8, 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 it has significantly expanded its inventory of products from global supplier partner Bourns, Inc.

Featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs, Bourns® products are available for purchase in both prototype and production quantities on Digi-Key's global websites.

Perhaps known best as a Trimpot® products supplier, Bourns delivers one of the industry's most comprehensive lines of circuit protection technology and solutions as well as a comprehensive line of magnetics and power resistor technology solutions.

Bourns® products stocked by Digi-Key include fuses and current limiters, including Bourns' new TBU™ transient blocking units, Multifuse® PTC resettable fuses, SinglFuse™ miniature chip fuses, and Telefuse™ SMD ceramic fuses; gas discharge tubes; diodes and diode arrays; ESD suppressors; thyristor surge protectors; chip beads and chip inductors; transformers; power inductors; common mode chokes; and power resistors, including current sense, pulse power, and high power resistors.

Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product, said, "Digi-Key and Bourns share a commitment to our mutual customers in the way of 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 product offering from Bourns."

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.