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Kingston Digital Signs Mel Foster Company

Legacy Company to Represent Kingston’s Embedded Initiatives in the Midwest

Fountain Valley, CAMay 9, 2017 – Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced Mel Foster Company as the select manufacturer’s representative in the Midwest region of the United States. Founded in 1924, Mel Foster Company brings the high level of customer support, technical expertise and experience Kingston® needs to expand its growing embedded solutions division.

Kingston started its embedded business in 2010 to address the growing category of smart phones and tablets that require design-in, single chip storage and controller solutions, and has since evolved into providing solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). Kingston currently manufactures eMMC, DDR3L, MCP, eMCP and LPDDR3. Mel Foster Company will focus on embedded industrial applications and IoT business for Kingston in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. They will work with Kingston’s industrial distribution partners such as Arrow, Avnet, Future Electronics and WPG Americas to provide the highest level of customer support.

“Mel Foster is pleased to announce the addition of Kingston to expand our selling efforts in the territories we work with,” said Mike Swenson, President, Mel Foster. “Kingston is well known for delivering a strong product offering with high service levels.”

“When we looked for a partner who could help us expand our reach in the Midwest, Mel Foster was an obvious choice for their breadth of experience, technical expertise and reputation for strong customer service,” said Bryan Miltner, U.S. sales manager, Kingston. “Their core values are evident as a 100-percent employee owned company where everyone has a stake in its success. This meshes seamlessly with Kingston’s reputation for its commitment to its employees and customers.”

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About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

Kingston Digital, Inc. (“KDI”) is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit

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