Digi-Key Corporation Launches TechXchange Online Communities

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - April 11, 2011

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 launch of TechXchange, an online community for the electronics industry. Design engineers, inventors and hobbyists can now share ideas and receive free, expert electronics advice as part of the new online community.

TechXchange is comprised of five online communities segmented by technology category – lighting, microcontroller, power, sensor, and wireless solutions. Members can find the support and answers they need to create electronics-based products. Digi-Key Design Specialists in each technology category are available online to provide advice and counsel.

"TechXchange is part of Digi-Key's totally integrated Internet-based global distribution strategy," said Mark Larson, president and COO, Digi-Key Corporation. "Integrating all product and support information online puts engineers, inventors and experts in control as they solve tough product development challenges."

The communities are a natural extension of – and directly align with – Digi-Key's online interactive www.digikey.com/technologyzones. Registration is simple: click www.digikey.com/technologyzones to join.

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.

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Erica Hanson