Mouser Electronics Honored with State Proclamation as Employer of Excellence

  Mouser Electronics Honored with State Proclamation as Employer of Excellence

    Global distributor recognized as leading corporate citizen for ongoing
                        economic and community support

Business Wire

DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas -- February 13, 2013

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top global distributor for semiconductors and
electronic components, was formally recognized with a State Proclamation from
the Texas Senate for its economic and civic contributions and for being named
the 2012 Employer of Excellence for Tarrant County.

The Texas Senate proclamation specifically cites Mouser Electronics for its
economic development, co ...

The Texas Senate proclamation specifically cites Mouser Electronics for its
economic development, community giving, and educational initiatives throughout
the community and the state. (Photo: Business Wire)

The Texas Senate proclamation specifically cites Mouser for its economic
development, community giving, and educational initiatives throughout the
community and the state.

“This is a great honor for all of us here at Mouser,” said Glenn Smith,
President and CEO of Mouser Electronics. “It is very gratifying to know that
our efforts are appreciated in the city we call home as well as throughout the
great state of Texas.”

The Senate Proclamation states:

“Whereas, Mouser Electronics is a major distributor of semiconductors and
electronic components; its nearly 1,000 employees have had a profound impact
on the community through such initiatives as sponsorships and partnerships
with local schools; and

“Whereas, the company is committed to fostering educational innovation and
excellence, particularly in the expanding fields of science and mathematics;
it is truly deserving of recognition for its exemplary efforts; now,
therefore, be it

“Proclaimed, that the Senate of the State of Texas hereby commend Mouser
Electronics on its many outstanding contributions to the community and extend
congratulations to its management and employees on being named the 2012
Employer of Excellence for Tarrant County.”

The proclamation is signed by State Senator Wendy Davis, who represents
Mouser’s hometown of Mansfield, Texas as well as most of Tarrant County.

Mouser was also recognized in December with a proclamation from the City of
Mansfield. To read both proclamations in their entirety and view a video,
visit http://www.mouser.com/excellence.

Mouser is Mansfield’s largest private employer, with nearly 1,000 people at
its global headquarters and today the company pumps more than $835 million
into the city’s economy every year.

The city proclamation cited Mouser as “one of our most philanthropic corporate
citizens, working with the Mansfield ISD to assist students in learning
robotics, building homes for Habitat for Humanity and donating to the Tarrant
Area Food Bank.”

The city proclamation also congratulated Mouser for its recognition as the
2012 Employer of Excellence for Tarrant County.

“The City of Mansfield congratulates Mouser for this award and honors its
contribution to the economic health of the city and the region and expresses
its gratitude to the company, its executives and its employees for their
commitment to our community, to local charities and to Mansfield students,”
the proclamation states.

The Local Employer of Excellence award is given by Workforce Solutions for
Tarrant County, the local chapter of the Texas Workforce Commission, which
also named Mouser a top five finalist for Texas Workforce Employer of the Year
for 2012.Mouser was recognized on Dec. 12 at the Workforce Solutions’ Annual
Awards meeting. This is a joint meeting of the 29-member Workforce Development
Board and the Workforce Governing Board which is composed of Tarrant County
Judge Glen Whitley, Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy
Price. Mayor Cluck assisted Buddy Puente, Workforce Development Board Chair,
and Keith Muskrat, Workforce Development Board Vice-Chair, in presenting
Mouser with this award.

Judy McDonald, Executive Director of Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County
said: “Mouser’s deep commitment as an active partner with workforce and
economic development, as well as the education system, has made them one of
the region’s most valuable assets.”

With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser caters to
design engineers and production 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.

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