Digi-Key Corporation Announces Expansion of CTS Distribution Agreement to Include Tusonix Line

Thief River Falls, Minnesota and Elkhart, Indiana (USA) - November 23, 2009 - Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced it has expanded its agreement with CTS Corporation to include the Tusonix line of EMI/RFI filters, capacitor assemblies, and related components.

Tusonix products stocked by Digi-Key are available for purchase on its global websites. Additionally, these products will be featured in future print and online catalogs.

Tusonix is a world-leading manufacturer of EMC products, which features an extensive line of EMI/RFI filters and capacitors and coaxial resonators. A PTM Online...On Demand® product training module, which provides an overview of the products available from Tusonix, is available on Digi-Key's website. Discussed in the PTM are the series available as well as their features, benefits, and potential applications.

Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key vice president, interconnect, passive, and electromechanical product, said, "We are very pleased to expand our agreement with CTS to include Tusonix's broad line of EMI/RFI filters. We are certain these products will be of significant interest and appeal to design engineers seeking electromagnetic compatibility solutions."

"The expansion of Digi-Key's role in CTS' global distribution network aligns well with our strategy to continuously bring new innovations, technologies and products to market in a timely manner. Digi-Key's expertise in providing the design engineering community with a wide variety of components will be enhanced by the addition of CTS' Tusonix EMC filter line," said Don Schroeder, executive vice president and general manager of CTS Electronic Components.

About Digi-Key

As one of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key Corporation has earned its reputation as an industry leader through its total commitment to service and performance. Digi-Key is a full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than 1.5 million products from over 400 quality name-brand manufacturers. A testament to Digi-Key's unparalleled commitment to service, North American design engineers have ranked Digi-Key #1 for Overall Performance for 18 consecutive years (EE Times Distribution Study/August 2009). Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available at www.digikey.com.

About CTS Corporation

CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) is a leading designer and manufacturer of electronic components and sensors and a provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) to OEMs in the automotive, computer, communications, medical, defense, and aerospace and industrial markets. CTS manufactures products in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.tusonix.com. Tusonix, Inc. is a subsidiary of CTS Electronic Components.

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