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Mouser Electronics Announces Major Expansion of Global Distribution Center

Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics recently broke ground on a 416,000-square-foot, three-story building that will expand its distribution center, located south of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas.

“With a larger warehouse space and continuing investment into automation and staffing, Mouser is preparing for the future while ensuring the highest levels of customer service today,” says Pete Shopp, Mouser Electronics’ Senior Vice President of Business Operations. “The tools and systems we’ve put in place offer another way we can help shorten our customers’ time to market.”

Upon completion of the new construction, Mouser’s 78-acre global headquarters and massive distribution center will consist of almost 1.5 million square feet to accommodate Mouser’s vast inventory of 1 million unique SKUs for products and technologies from over 1,200 electronic component manufacturers. The new building will feature a triple-mezzanine floorplan, advanced automation, and a skybridge connector to the existing distribution center building. Altogether, the new addition will solidify Mouser’s place as having some of the most advanced receiving, order pulling, and shipping departments in e-commerce.

In spring 2022, Mouser completed installation of 120 vertical lift modules (VLMs), the largest VLM installation in the world. VLMs are essentially giant vertical filing cabinets, complete with shelves and an automated extractor to bring the components to the employee’s workstation. This increases efficiency and floor space and can reduce an employee’s walking time by 45% or more.

In addition to the massive VLM installation, Mouser’s distribution center features multiple Ultipack and I-Pack machines — a sophisticated automated system for sealing and labeling shipments that can process up to 14 orders per minute — as well as an OPEX Perfect Pick system for consolidation and an AutoStore system.

Though the adoption of start-of-the-art automation acts primarily as a means of boosting efficiency, productivity, accuracy and speed, the systems also enable more sustainable operations and improved customer satisfaction.

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Mouser Electronics Named e-Commerce Distributor of the Year by Bourns

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics has been named 2021 e-Commerce Distributor of the Year by Bourns Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components.

Bourns awarded Mouser for achieving exceptional sales success and growth through the design fulfillment distributor’s best-in-class internet marketing programs.

“We are honored to receive this major award, which celebrates the strong partnership between Mouser and Bourns,” said Jeff Newell, Senior Vice President of Products at Mouser Electronics. “Together, we share the highest standards for quality and customer service, which has benefited both companies and our customers for over 20 years.”

“Mouser is continually a major contributor in helping us meet Bourns’ sales and growth goals. Their professionalism and breakthrough programs delivered stellar performance again in 2021,” said James Harrington, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Bourns. “On behalf of the whole Bourns organization, I am thrilled to recognize Mouser’s achievements in inspiring innovation and their excellent e-commerce representation of Bourns’ products.”

Mouser is an authorized distributor for Bourns and continues to be a leading partner in offering Bourns’ newest products. Mouser stocks an impressive array of Bourns circuit protectors, sensors, controls, and resistive components. Bourns is known for their innovative development of new technologies and the ability to consistently expand manufacturing capabilities to meet their customers’ changing global needs.

Mouser has received multiple top awards in recent years from Bourns, including e Commerce Distributor of the Year award for 2019, 2018, 2015, 2014 and 2012, as well as 2016 Distributor of the Year (Catalog Partner) in EMEA, 2012 European Distributor of the Year POS Growth Award and the 2012 Asia Distributor of the Year POS Growth Award.

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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.

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Mouser Electronics Named Distributor of the Year by Hirose Electric USA

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc. has been named the 2021 Distributor of the Year by Hirose Electric USA, a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative connector solutions.

Hirose Distribution Manager, Adrian Orat, presented the award to the Mouser team at EDS 2022 in Las Vegas.

The Distributor of the Year award recognizes sales and growth, as well as customer service and satisfaction.

“Each year, Hirose recognizes our top performing distribution partner in appreciation of their commitment and value to our shared goals. Mouser has once again achieved impressive sales growth with Hirose in 2021,” said Mark Kojak, CMO and Senior VP of Sales and Operations for Hirose Electric USA. “Mouser is a valued partner that continues to play a critical role in helping Hirose’s customers solve dynamic challenges in a wide range of markets and applications. We are pleased to recognize Mouser with this award for the second year in a row.”

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award, which recognizes our mutual success through the hard work and ingenuity of both companies,” said Krystal Jackson, Mouser’s Vice President of Supplier Management. “Our long-lasting partnership has delivered exceptional performance for both companies, and we are thankful to be named Distributor of the Year.”

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Berkshire’s Mouser Electronics Named Global High Service Distributor of the Year by TE Connectivity for Eighth Year

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics has received the Global High Service Distributor of the Year Award for the eighth time from TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors. The prestigious distribution award recognizes Mouser’s 2021 performance based on sales growth, market share growth, customer growth and business plan performance.

“We are extraordinarily proud to receive this award for the eighth time. All of us at Mouser appreciate TE for recognizing the excellent work of our teams across the globe,” said Jeff Newell, Senior Vice President of Products at Mouser Electronics. “TE is an industry leader and valued manufacturer partner, and we are excited to reach our mutual business goals and build on this success together.”

“It is my pleasure to honor the Mouser team with this Distributor of the Year Award for the eighth time,” said Tammy Stine, Global Account Manager at TE Connectivity. “Mouser’s consistent track record of high achievement with TE demonstrates the amazing strength of our business partnership, especially for 2021 in the face of continued challenges. We couldn’t be prouder of the sales and customer growth that Mouser achieved for us.”

Mouser previously won the TE Global High Service Distributor of the Year Award for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2020 performance. Additionally, for 2018, Mouser received TE’s Customer Expansion Awards for APAC, Japan and EMEA, along with Americas Distributor of the Year Awards for the Application Tooling Business Unit and Data and TE’s Devices Business Unit.

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Mouser Electronics is Global High Service Distributor of the Year by TE Connectivity

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Mouser Electronics, Inc. has received the Global High Service Distributor of the Year Award for the seventh time from TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity and sensors. The prestigious distribution award recognizes Mouser’s 2020 performance based on sales growth, market share growth, customer growth and business plan performance.

“This is a tremendous honor, and all of us at Mouser wish to thank TE for recognizing the excellent work of our teams across the globe,” said Jeff Newell, Senior Vice President of Products at Mouser Electronics. “TE is an industry leader and valued manufacturer partner, and we are excited to reach our mutual business goals and build on this success together.”

“It is my pleasure to honor the Mouser team with this Distributor of the Year Award for the seventh time,” said Tammy Stine, Global Account Manager at TE Connectivity. “Mouser’s consistent track record of high achievement with TE demonstrates the amazing strength of our business partnership, especially for 2020 in the face of such challenges. We couldn’t be more proud of the sales and customer growth that Mouser achieved for us.”

Mouser previously won the TE Global High Service Distributor of the Year Award for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019. Additionally, for 2018, Mouser received TE’s Customer Expansion Awards for APAC, Japan and EMEA, along with Americas Distributor of the Year Awards for the Application Tooling Business Unit and Data and TE’s Devices Business Unit.

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Mouser Electronics Gets E-Catalog Distributor of the Year Award from Omron Electronic Components

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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, is proud to announce that it has been named 2020 E-Catalog Distributor of the Year by Omron Electronic Components.

“We are extremely honored to be recognized by Omron for outstanding performance in the digital space,” said Tom Busher, Mouser Vice President of Supplier Management. “Omron is a valued manufacturer partner and we thank them for this important recognition and charity donation.”

“Omron Electronic Components is incredibly proud of Mouser Electronics’ performance in Fiscal Year 2020. Mouser set a high bar with best-in-class POS growth and strong global customer count growth,” said Caroline Wells, Distribution Sales Manager, Omron Electronic Components — Americas.

“Mouser partnered strongly with Omron on creative marketing activities to promote our newest products and technologies,” said Kris Whitehouse, Vice President of Sales, Omron Electronic Components — Americas.

Mouser received the top award for high performance in criteria that include point-of-sale and point-of-purchase growth, customer count growth, and cooperative marketing engagement. As part of the award, Omron is making a generous donation in Mouser’s name to the Mansfield Independent School District Education Foundation to support local teachers and students in Mouser’s hometown. Mouser regularly supports the MISD Education Foundation with technology grants to enhance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and engaging opportunities for students.

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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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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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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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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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