Digi-Key And Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. Sign Worldwide Distribution Agreement

Company Boosts Thermal Management Products Offering

Thief River Falls, Minnesota and Norwood, Massachusetts - July 17, 2007 - Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement.

ATS is a leading engineering and manufacturing company focused on the thermal management of electronics. Its product portfolio includes high-performance air and liquid cooling solutions, research-quality test and measurement equipment, thermal design consulting and training.

More than 380 high-performance heat sink products from ATS are stocked by Digi-Key, including maxiFLOW(TM) flared fin heat sinks with maxiGRIP(TM) clip or thermal tape attachment, straight-fin and cross-cut extrusions, custom ASIC cooling solutions and heat sinks for various Freescale components, including MPC8641D dual-core processors. These products are featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key.

The terms of this new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity thermal management needs of its diverse customer base. One of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world, Digi-Key ships products to customers in more than 140 countries.

"We are certain that ATS products will be of consequential interest and appeal to our customers, and we are very pleased to add this innovative company to our roster of supplier partners," said Digi-Key President Mark Larson.

"Digi-Key is a natural partner for ATS because we share a commitment to customer service and product value," said Kaveh Azar, president and CEO of Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. "We are confident this distribution agreement will benefit our respective companies and customers."

Company Backgrounds

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 a million products from over 350 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, www.digikey.com.

About Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc.

Advanced Thermal Solutions is a leading engineering and manufacturing company, supplying complete thermal and mechanical packaging solutions from analysis and testing to final production. ATS provides a wide range of air and liquid cooling solutions, laboratory-quality thermal instrumentation, along with thermal design consulting services and training. For more information about Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc., please visit www.qats.com or call 781-769-2800.

Editorial Contacts:

Digi-Key Corporation
Steven G. Tsukichi
Vice President of Marketing
Tel: +1 (218) 681-8000, Ext 1001

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc.
Raymond Santos
Marketing Development Specialist
Tel: +1 (781) 769-2800, Ext 255

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