Panasonic Electric Works Names Digi-Key Corporation Distributor of the Year for Sales Growth 2010

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 30, 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 its selection as Panasonic Electric Works' Distributor of the Year for Sales
Growth 2010.

"We are pleased to receive this honor from such a distinguished company as Panasonic Electric Works," said Jeff Shafer, vice president, global interconnect, passives, and electromechanical product, Digi-Key Corporation. "Our exponential growth in 2010 came as a direct result of our partnership with top-level companies such as Panasonic Electric Works."

Digi-Key representatives accepted this award at the EDS conference in Las Vegas, Nev., in May.

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
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