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Digi-Key Corporation and Free2move Ink Global Distribution Agreement

(PresseBox) (1 Thief River Falls, ) Thief River Falls, Minnesota and Halmstad, Sweden - June 7, 2007 - Digi-Key Corporation and Free2move AB announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement. Digi-Key is one of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components and currently ships products internationally to more than 140 countries.

Free2move is a leading producer of wireless technology for industry and enterprise. Free2move aims to cut time-to-market, complexity and development risk for its customers by offering high performance wireless technologies as self-contained modules with rich and easy-to-use interface options combined with excellent developer support.

Digi-Key is stocking Free2move's high performance Bluetooth™ modules for surface mounting with built-in software for data and audio communication. Digi-Key is also stocking Free2move's widely used serial port plug adapter that provides plug-and-play serial connections between devices. These products, as well as the development tools for the modules, will be featured in both Digi-Key's print and online catalogs and available for purchase directly from Digi-Key. This new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity needs of its diverse customer base.

"We are very excited to add Free2move to our list of supplier partners," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key's president and COO. "Its innovative products are sure to be of consequential interest and appeal to Digi-Key's customers."

"Free2move is delighted to establish Digi-Key as the cornerstone of our distribution in North America and in other regions," said Per-Arne Wiberg, managing director of Free2move AB. "We are confident that Free2move's technology portfolio will further solidify Digi-Key's growth, and we are eager to provide excellent support to Digi-Key and its customers."

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 17 consecutive years from among the nation's more than 200 distributors (EE Times Distribution Study/August 2008). Offering more than a million products from nearly 400 quality, name-brand manufacturers, Digi-Key's commitment to inventory is unparalleled. Access to the company's broad product offering is available 24/7 at Digi-Key's top-rated Web site,