C&K Components Names Digi-Key Corporation Distributor of the Year

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 20, 2010

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 that it is now stocking C&K Components' RNCS series of passivated Nichrome chip resistors, an ideal low-cost alternative for expensive and hard-to-find tantalum nitride chip resistors.

"Digi-Key is proud to accept the Distributor of the Year award from C&K Components," said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product. "Digi-Key continues to provide customers with top-quality electronic components from our world-class authorized supplier partners like C&K Components. This award confirms Digi-Key's commitment to providing the best service possible and strengthens our resolve to be the global electronic components distributor of choice."

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.

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