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Digi-Key Corporation and Measurement Specialties Announce Global Distribution Agreement

(PresseBox) (Hampton, Virginia and Thief River Falls, Minnesota, ) Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Measurement Specialties, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEAS), a global designer of sensors and sensor-based systems, announced today that the companies have entered into an agreement for the worldwide distribution of Measurement Specialties products.

Measurement Specialties products stocked by Digi-Key include its force, piezo, position, pressure, and vibration sensors. Slated to be featured in future print and online catalogs, these products are now available on Digi-Key's global websites.

Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO, said, "With certainty that our customers will find these quality products to be of significant interest, we are very pleased to partner with Measurement Specialties and add this company to our lineup of valued manufacturers."

Glen MacGibbon, Measurement Specialties Group vice president, commented, "We have been working with Digi-Key for the past several years on our core pressure products and have been extremely impressed with its 'reach' to design engineers. This agreement will allow us to share some of our newer sensor products, which we are very excited about, with this important customer base."

About Measurement Specialties

Measurement Specialties, Inc. (MEAS) designs and manufactures sensors and sensor-based systems to measure precise ranges of physical characteristics such as pressure, temperature, position, force, vibration, humidity, and photo optics. MEAS uses multiple advanced technologies - piezo-resistive silicon sensors, application-specific integrated circuits, micro-electromechanical systems ("MEMS"), piezoelectric polymers, foil strain gauges, force balance systems, fluid capacitive devices, linear and rotational variable differential transformers, electromagnetic displacement sensors, hygroscopic capacitive sensors, ultrasonic sensors, optical sensors, negative thermal coefficient (NTC) ceramic sensors and mechanical resonators - to engineer sensors that operate precisely and cost effectively. For more information, visit www.meas-spec.com.

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 1.5 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 website, www.digikey.com.