Mouser and Altera Sign Worldwide Distribution Agreement

  Mouser and Altera Sign Worldwide Distribution Agreement

       Altera Programmable Logic Solutions Now Available Through Mouser

Business Wire

DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas -- January 23, 2013

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global
distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the
signing of a worldwide distribution agreement with Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:
ALTR), the pioneer and preeminent global supplier of programmable logic ICs.
Through this agreement, Mouser becomes an authorized global distributor of
Altera FPGAs, CPLDs, development tools, intellectual property cores and
development kits.

Mouser gives design engineers fast, easy access to the widest range of
semiconductor technologies. Its distribution agreement with Altera boosts the
Mouser catalog of products and expands the availability of leading-edge
programmable solutions from Altera to designers around the world. Mouser will
distribute Altera’s full range of products to customers in a variety of end
markets, including communications, broadcast, automotive, industrial, compute
and storage, test and measurement, military and medical. Mouser’s Web site
will also provide design engineers easy online access to Altera technical
documentation for ease-of-design and increased productivity. To view Altera’s
full range of products, visit

“We couldn’t be more pleased to announce our relationship with Altera,” says
Russell Rasor, Vice President of Advanced Technology for Mouser. “Programmable
logic is rapidly expanding into a wide variety of applications, and Altera is
at the forefront of designing and developing the leading-edge programmable
solutions that are at the heart of many of today’s embedded systems. Mouser is
known for providing design engineers comprehensive access to the latest
systems, tools, silicon and information, and our partnership with Altera will
allow us to accelerate the use of programmable logic across a myriad of

“Mouser has decades of experience as a trusted, authorized distributor of the
newest products for design. We are pleased to partner with Mouser to
distribute our extensive line-up of advanced FPGAs, CPLDs, development tools,
intellectual property cores and development kits in order to accelerate the
design process for today’s engineers,” says George Papa, Vice President of
Worldwide Channel Sales for Altera. “This global agreement will allow us to
further expand our reach globally to gain new customers with Mouser’s
best-in-class service, superb marketing capabilities and streamlined
logistics. We look forward to a mutually successful partnership.”

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.
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. 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


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Mouser Electronics
Further information, contact:
Larry Johannes, 817-804-3534
Vice President Strategic Marketing
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Corp. Communications & Media Relations Mgr.
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