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Digi-Key Corporation and Samtec, Inc. Announce Worldwide Distribution Agreement.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. & NEW ALBANY, Ind. -- Digi-Key Corporation and Samtec, Inc. announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement. Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing electronic distributors in the world, shipping product to more than 140 countries.

Founded in 1976, Samtec, Inc. is a worldwide manufacturer of PC board level interconnects, cable assemblies, high data rate cables and flex assemblies. The company focuses on creating superior capabilities and differentiation within niche products and markets.

Samtec products stocked by Digi-Key include interconnect strips, low profile socket strips, box connector strips, terminal strips, differential pair arrays, ganged MMCX plugs and jacks, mini edge-card sockets and more. These products are available directly from Digi-Key and are featured in its print and online catalogs. This new distribution agreement with Samtec will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity needs of its customers.

"We are certain that the variety and flexibility of the Samtec interconnect line will be of consequential interest to our diverse customer base," said Digi-Key President and COO Mark Larson. "Samtec's commitment to customer service parallels that of Digi-Key, making this company a great addition to our line card."

"We look forward to extending our product offering to the many customers who are supported by Digi-Key," said Scott Lamb, distribution manager for Samtec, Inc. "Digi-Key's ability as a distributor to service the engineer in both design and volume business is unprecedented which makes them a natural extension of our line."

About Digi-Key Corporation

One of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key has earned its reputation as an industry leader through its total commitment to service and performance. As a full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, Digi-Key has been ranked #1 for Overall Performance for 15 consecutive years from among the nation's more than 200 distributors (EE Times Distribution Study/ May 2006). Offering more than 750,000 parts from over 330 quality name-brand manufacturers Digi-Key's commitment to inventory is unparalleled. Access to the company's broad product offering is available 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week at Digi-Key's top-rated Web site,

About Samtec, Inc.

Founded in 1976, Samtec Inc. is a privately held worldwide manufacturer of PC board level interconnects. In 2005, Samtec's worldwide sales were over $265 million. Samtec, Inc. is QS-9000 registered with a 5-A1 Dun and Bradstreet rating, the highest available to a corporation of its size. We focus on creating superior capabilities and differentiation within niche products and markets with six core values that have become our mission statement to assist us in achieving this goal. More information about our company and our products is available at
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