Digi-Key Corporation Named Distributor of the Year by Stackpole Electronics

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 6, 2012

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it was named Stackpole’s Distributor of the Year for 2011.

"We are pleased to present Digi-Key with our Distributor of the Year award," said Jamie Mullane, Stackpole Electronics COO. "Digi-Key has been a great channel partner for Stackpole and is an integral part of our sales and marketing efforts. They have consistently executed with excellence, resulting in strong sales growth for each of the last four years."

The award was presented May 9, 2012 during EDS in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"Stackpole has been a valued partner and Digi-Key is proud to receive this recognition from them," said Dave Doherty, vice president, global supplier and product operations at Digi-Key. "Stackpole is recognized by Digi-Key customers globally for the quality and reliability of their resistor and varistor products and we look forward to our continued mutual growth."

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.