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For Immediate Release

City Proclamation Honors Mouser Electronics As Leading Corporate Citizen
Company recognized for ongoing economic and community support

December 19, 2012 – Mouser Electronics, a top global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, was formally recognized with a proclamation on Dec. 10 by the City of Mansfield, Texas, for its economic and civic contributions to the city and for Mouser being named the 2012 Employer of Excellence for Tarrant County.

The proclamation reads: “I, David L. Cook, Mayor of the City of Mansfield, Texas, join with members of the City Council to hereby recognize Mouser Electronics and ask residents to join in celebrating this important milestone in the company’s history. We thank them for their continued support of Mansfield as both an employer and as a partner in our efforts to better our community.”

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

“This is a tremendous honor for Mouser and every employee,” states Glenn Smith, President and CEO of Mouser Electronics. “It is extremely gratifying to know that our efforts are appreciated in the city we call home.”

The city proclamation cites 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.”

It went on to congratulate 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.

To view a video of Mouser receiving the proclamation, visit http://mou.sr/MEMans.

The Local Employer of Excellence award is given by Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, the local chapter of the Texas Workforce Commission, which also cited Mouser as 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 says: “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 buyers by delivering What's Next in advanced technologies. Mouser offers customers 19 global support locations and the latest, most technologically advanced components for their 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
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 www.mouser.com.

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.

Further information, contact:
Larry Johannes, Mouser Electronics
Vice President of Strategic Marketing
(817) 804-3534

For press inquiries, contact:
Kelly DeGarmo, Mouser Electronics
Corporate Communications & Media Relations Manager
(817) 804-7764