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Mouser Electronics Recognized As Global Distributor of the Year by Littelfuse for 10th Time

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc. has been named the 2020 Global High Service Distributor of the Year by Littelfuse, an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected and safer world. This is the 10th time that Mouser has been honored with the top award.

“On behalf of the entire Mouser team, we sincerely thank Littelfuse for this tremendous honor. It’s particularly rewarding to be recognized for the tenth year,” said Jeff Newell, Senior Vice President of Products, Mouser Electronics. “This achievement is a testament to our outstanding global partnership, along with all of the hard work by our team members across the globe. We look forward to much continued success.”

“Mouser Electronics is a valuable channel partner for Littelfuse and we are proud to recognize them as 2020 High Service Distributor of the Year,” said Malcolm Evans, Littelfuse Vice President of Global Sales, Electronics Business. “Close alignment with our distribution partners is an important part of our growth strategy and the exceptional service Mouser delivers reinforces the Littelfuse commitment to customer-focused innovation.”

Littelfuse chooses the winner of the High Service Distributor of the Year award based on a variety of distributor performance metrics, including overall sales growth, focus product sales, growth in the number of customers served, and the number and quality of creative marketing campaigns that reach customers. Mouser previously won the Littelfuse High Service/Catalog Distributor of the Year award in 2008 through 2011 and in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

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Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell a stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Mouser Electronics Adds 74 Manufacturers

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, added a record number of new manufacturers — 74 — to its industry-leading line card during 2020, giving its customers even more product choices.

“With this record number of new manufacturers added in 2020, we reinforce our commitment to offering our customers the most comprehensive lineup of leading technologies across all product categories,” said Jeff Newell, Mouser Electronics’ Senior Vice President of Products.

As an authorized distributor, Mouser specializes in the rapid introduction of new products and technologies, giving its customers an edge and helping speed their time to market.

During 2020, as many companies faced supply chain challenges brought on by the pandemic, more semiconductor and electronic component manufacturers counted on Mouser to successfully help them introduce their products into the global marketplace. Mouser’s customers can expect 100% certified, genuine products that are fully traceable from each manufacturer.

With 20 new embedded manufacturers among the additions, Mouser continues to strengthen its focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

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Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell the stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Mouser Electronics Expands Headquarters with New Building Dedicated to Customer Service

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, has opened a new Customer Service Center building at its corporate headquarters, devoted entirely to customer service and support.

The new two-story, 50,000-square-foot building, located on Mouser’s 78-acre campus of its worldwide headquarters in Texas, is designed to be energy efficient and can also expand to 100,000 square feet to meet demand. The building features state-of-the-art amenities, inside and outside eating areas and a large parking expansion.

“Mouser has been fortunate to see strong growth over the last several years, and we need more space for more people to provide our signature customer service,” said Coby Kleinjan, Vice President of Americas Customer Service and Sales. “The idea is to allow room for additional staffing while boosting efficiency and collaboration. This additional capacity will strengthen our efforts to provide best-in-class customer service across the board.”

Including the new Customer Service Center building, Mouser offers 27 customer support locations located across three continents to provide customer support in local language, time zone and currency. The authorized global distributor provides customers with service and technical support via phone, email, and chat or through its industry-leading website, mouser.com. The company calls the approach “glocal” — giving localized service across the globe.

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Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell the stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Mouser Electronics Wins Vishay 2019 EMEA High Service Distribution Award

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, has been presented with the 2019 High Service Distribution Award for EMEA by Vishay Intertechnology, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components.

The award is based on a rigorous system where points are given for performance in a number of key metrics including sales, New Product Introductions (NPI) and number of stocked parts.

“This 2019 High Service Distribution Award reflects Mouser’s outstanding level of service and breadth of inventory, making Vishay’s technologies and solutions more visible and available to our mutual customers,” said Philippe Masson, Senior Director, Sales Distribution Europe for Vishay. ”We are happy to present Mouser with this award and congratulate their whole team for such outstanding performance across Europe.”

“We are honored to receive this award. We would like to thank the entire Vishay team and look forward to working together even more closely in the future. Our relationship grows stronger each year and we are proud to receive this prestigious award,” commented Graham Maggs, Mouser’s Vice President of Marketing, EMEA.

This is Mouser EMEA’s seventh Vishay award in eight years, and Vishay also recently named Mouser as the 2019 Americas Catalog Distributor of the Year and the specialized 2019 Americas Catalog Passives Distributor of the Year.

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Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway and BYD, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell a stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Berkshire’s Mouser Electronics Named MEAN WELL Distributor of the Year

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, proudly announces that it has been named 2019 North American Distributor of the Year by MEAN WELL, a leading power supply manufacturer. Mouser received the prestigious award for earning top scores in categories such as sales performance, models promotion, marketing and technical and customer support.

“We are delighted to win this prestigious award from MEAN WELL,” said Tom Busher, Vice President of Supplier Management at Mouser Electronics. “Our partnership with MEAN WELL continues to grow, and we look forward to greater collaboration in bringing more MEAN WELL products to our global customer base.”

“We are very pleased to present Mouser with the 2019 North American Distributor of the Year award,” stated Leo Cheong, General Manager, MEAN WELL USA. “Mouser has certainly earned this recognition, and we’re very grateful to have them as a close distribution partner.”

Mouser offers a wide selection of MEAN WELL’s power portfolio for a variety of solutions, including the NMP family of configurable intelligent medical power supplies, HVGC-1000 series of LED drivers for horticulture lighting, and RSDW40/60 and RDDW40/60 DC-DC converters for railway applications.

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Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell a stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Molex Recognizes Mouser as 2019 eCatalog Distributor of the Year

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc. has been honored by Molex as its 2019 eCatalog Distributor of the Year in all regions.

Molex, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced today that the company has presented Mouser with the four distinct awards of recognition as the 2019 eCatalog Distributor of the Year in all regions which represent Global, the Americas, Europe and Asia.

These individual awards recognize Mouser as a valued collaborator demonstrating sales and financial growth coupled with operational and management excellence in advancing Molex innovations on a global scale.

The candidates for the Molex eCatalog Distributor of the Year Award are evaluated in each individual region on multiple performance criteria. In 2019, Mouser excelled in all regions on the critical areas of customer acquisition over the competition and best-in-class for average order growth across all regions for a clean sweep win.

“We extend our congratulations to the Mouser team for their overall contributions to global sales growth and customer promotional activities,” said Fred Bell, vice president, global distribution, Molex. “Mouser has demonstrated a superior commitment to supporting Molex products worldwide with result-driven efforts. We thank them for their continued drive and collaboration in promoting the quality solutions that Molex brings to our customers.”

“Mouser is honored to be a recipient of these awards and we value our relationship with Molex,” said Jeff Newell, senior vice president, products, Mouser Electronics. “We look forward to our continued collaboration and mutual success in offering a broad portfolio of innovative Molex products through the efforts of our regional teams.”

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Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell the stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Mouser Electronics Awarded High Service Distributor of the Year by KEMET

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc. has been honored with the High Service Distributor of the Year award for fiscal year 2020 from KEMET, a subsidiary of Yageo Corporation.

This is the fifth year for Mouser to receive this top award.

Mouser was measured against its competition in a variety of areas, including POA and POS growth, new product introductions, customer count growth, marketing capabilities, and overall process excellence. Mouser previously won the High Service Distributor of the Year award 2012–2014 and in 2016. Last year, KEMET honored Mouser with the Best High Service Distribution award for the Asia Pacific region, as well as the Digital Marketing Partner of the Year for the third consecutive year.

“Mouser is honored to receive this important recognition from valued supplier partner KEMET,” said Tom Busher, Vice President of Supplier Management at Mouser Electronics. “We greatly value our business partnership with KEMET and look forward to continuing to provide the newest, most innovative products from KEMET to design engineers and purchasing professionals around the world.”

“KEMET congratulates Mouser on its exemplary performance this year,” stated Johnny Boan, KEMET Vice President, Global Distribution. “The KEMET High Service Distributor of the Year award is presented to our best-performing channel partner. We are very excited to once again present the Mouser team with this top award and look forward to future prosperity.”

Founded in 1919, KEMET Corporation is a global supplier of electronic components with over 1,300 active patents and worldwide manufacturing plants that are leading the advancement of materials science and cutting-edge electrical solutions.

As an authorized distributor, Mouser Electronics is focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies, giving customers an edge and helping speed time to market. Over 800 semiconductor and electronic component manufacturers count on Mouser to help them introduce their products into the global marketplace. Mouser’s customers can expect 100% certified, genuine products that are fully traceable from each manufacturer.

Mouser strives to empower innovation among design engineers and buyers by delivering advanced technologies. Mouser stocks the world’s widest selection of the latest semiconductors and electronic components for the newest design projects. Mouser Electronics’ website is continually updated and offers advanced search methods to help customers quickly locate inventory. Mouser.com also houses data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools.

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Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell the stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Mouser Electronics Named Global Distributor of the Year by Bel Fuse

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc. has been named Distributor of the Year for 2019 by Bel Fuse Inc., a leading global manufacturer of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits.

Bel recognized Mouser with the prestigious partnership award for the global distributor’s overall POS revenue growth, customer growth, NPI engagement, and marketing programs. As a strategic partner, Mouser has been instrumental in growing sales and customer count across all Bel companies, globally.

“On behalf of Bel associates, I congratulate Mouser for their continuous support. We thank them for their partnership and look forward to many more years of continued sales growth,” said Dan Bernstein, CEO of Bel Fuse, Inc.

Glenn Smith, President and CEO of Mouser, said, “We are greatly honored to be recognized by Bel for our performance. Mouser is committed to providing best-in-class service to customers, as well as our suppliers. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with Bel.”

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Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell the stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Mouser Electronics Garners Two Top Distribution Awards from Vishay

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Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, has been named the 2019 Americas Catalog Distributor of the Year by Vishay Intertechnology, a leading global manufacturer of a wide range of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components. Mouser received the award for its new product introduction support, customer acquisition, and increased part count into the design market.

This is the second consecutive year that Mouser has received the prestigious award. In addition, Mouser received the specialized 2019 Americas Catalog Passives Distributor of the Year award.

“We are pleased to present the Mouser team with these two awards for their exceptional performance,” said Dave Valletta, Executive Vice President of Sales at Vishay Intertechnology. “In 2019, Mouser expanded its demand creation efforts with a highly efficient new products stocking process, getting more of our products to more customers. We thank their entire Americas team for this achievement.”

“We are honored to receive these elite awards from our valued partner Vishay,” said Jeff Newell, Senior Vice President of Products at Mouser. “Mouser customers around the world depend on Vishay components for their designs, and we greatly appreciate our ever-growing partnership.”

Vishay previously recognized Mouser’s distribution efforts in 2019, naming the company the 2018 Catalog Distributor of the Year and 2018 Semiconductor Catalog Distributor of the Year. Mouser also received awards for 2017 Semiconductor Catalog Distributor of the Year and 2015 North American Catalog Distributor of the Year award, as well as the e-Commerce Distributor of the Year for Europe award 2013 through 2016 and in 2018.

Vishay manufactures a wide range of discrete semiconductors, including diodes, MOSFETs and infrared optoelectronics, in addition to passive electronic components such as resistors, inductors and capacitors.

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Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell the stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Mouser Electronics is Molex Global’s e-Catalog Distributor of the Year

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc. has been named the 2019 Global e-Catalog Distributor of the Year for the fourth time by Molex, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions.

The global distributor was also honored with Molex’s European e-Catalog Distributor of the Year and APS e-Catalog Distributor of the Year awards for the second year in a row, as well as the Americas e-Catalog Distributor of the Year award for 2019.

Mouser received the Global e-Catalog Distributor of the Year award for helping Molex achieve outstanding financial growth in e-catalog sales, as well as for attaining significant customer growth for Molex worldwide.

“Molex congratulates Mouser on these well-deserved awards, which celebrate the company’s excellence in customer service, sales, and product breadth,” said Fred Bell, Vice President of Global Distribution at Molex. “Mouser has played a key role in contributing to our overall success this year, and we look forward to continuing the momentum in 2020 and beyond.”

“All of us at Mouser are ecstatic to bring home these top awards. Our mutual success is a testament to the exceptional hard work from our teams around the world,” said Jeff Newell, Senior Vice President of Products at Mouser Electronics. “Mouser strives to be the distributor with the broadest selection of Molex products, and we’re proud of this recognition.”

Mouser previously earned the Global e-Catalog Distributor of the Year award in three consecutive years (2013–2015) and the European and APS e-Catalog Distributor of the Year awards in 2018. Mouser Supplier Manager Tom Bila won the Molex MVP award for 2013 as well.

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Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell the stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.