Mouser Electronics Named European 2012 “Distributor of the Year POS Growth” by Bourns

  Mouser Electronics Named European 2012 “Distributor of the Year POS Growth”
  by Bourns

electronica 2012

Business Wire

MUNICH -- November 20, 2012

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global
distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it
was awarded the European 2012 Bourns Distributor of the Year POS Growth Award.
The award, presented at this year’s electronica event in Munich, Germany, was
based on overall percent POS growth for European sales. Mouser had the highest
growth percentage year over year for all Bourns’ catalog distributor partners.

Pictured from left to right at electronica 2012, Mouser executives Graham
Maggs, Mark Burr-Lonnon, A ...

Pictured from left to right at electronica 2012, Mouser executives Graham
Maggs, Mark Burr-Lonnon, Andy Kerr and CEO Glenn Smith receive the Bourns'
Award from Bourns' Ferdinand Leicher and executives Gordon Bourns and Dietmar
Veith. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Mouser is honored to receive this prestigious award from Bourns,” said Andy
Kerr, Mouser Vice President of Passives. “It is a privilege to partner with
Bourns, and we will continue to live up to this excellence award by
introducing the newest Bourns products, expanding our customer base, and
growing our business together.”

“We are pleased to present this top award to our friends at Mouser,” said
Ferdinand Leicher, Vice President of Sales Europe at Bourns. “Our partnership
has developed into a strong business alliance and we are very pleased with the
sales results they are delivering for us. We look forward to continued success
together.”

Mouser has been an authorized distributor for Bourns for many years and
continues to be the fastest to offer Bourns’ latest innovations. Mouser stocks
an impressive breadth of Bourns products – circuit protectors, sensors,
controls, and components. Bourns is known for the development of new
technologies and they continue to win awards for innovation as they
consistently expand manufacturing capabilities to meet their customers’
changing needs.

With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser caters to
design engineers and buyers by delivering What’s Next in advanced
technologies. Mouser offers customers 19 global support locations and stocks
the world’s widest selection of the latest semiconductors and electronic
components for the newest design projects.Mouser Electronics’ website is
updated daily and searches more than 10 million products to locate over 3
million orderable part numbers available for easy online purchase. Mouser.com
also houses an industry-first interactive catalog, data sheets,
supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design
information, and engineering tools.

About Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, a subsidiary of TTI, Inc., is part of Warren Buffett's
Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Mouser is an award-winning authorized
semiconductor and electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid
introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers
and buyers. Mouser.com features more than 3 million products online from more
than 450 manufacturers. Mouser publishes multiple catalogs per year providing
designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next
generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 375,000
customers in 170 countries from its 492,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility
south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.mouser.com.

About Bourns

Bourns, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of automotive sensors,
circuit protection solutions, magnetic products, microelectronic modules,
precision potentiometers, panel controls and encoders and resistive products.
Headquartered in Riverside, CA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets,
including telecommunications, computer, industrial, instrumentation,
automotive, consumer, non-critical life support medical, audio and various
other market segments. Bourns products are manufactured according to ISO-9000
standards under Six Sigma quality programs. Additional company and product
information is available at the company’s website at http://www.bourns.com.

Trademarks

Mouser and Mouser Electronics are registered trademarks of Mouser Electronics,
Inc. All other products, logos, and company names mentioned herein may be
trademarks of their respective owners.

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Contact:

Further information, contact:
Mouser Electronics
Larry Johannes, 817-804-3534
Vice President Strategic Marketing
larry.johannes@mouser.com
or
For press inquiries, contact:
Mouser Electronics
Kelly DeGarmo, 817-804-7764
Corp. Communications & Media Relations Mgr.
kelly.degarmo@mouser.com