Mouser Electronics Electronic components distributor

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Mouser Electronics
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryElectronics
FoundedEl Cajon, California, USA (1964)
HeadquartersMansfield, Texas, USA
Key people
Glenn Smith, President & CEO
ProductsElectronic components, Capacitors, Semiconductors, Resistors, Integrated circuits
OwnerBerkshire Hathaway
Number of employees
2,500+
ParentTTI, Inc.
Websitewww.mouser.com

Mouser Electronics is an authorized global distributor[1] of semiconductors and electronic components. With over $2 billion in annual revenue, Mouser is ranked as the seventh[2] largest electronic component distributor in the world. The company has 27 locations globally and more than 2,500 employees.[3] Mouser is part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies.[4]

The company’s global headquarters and distribution center rests on a large 78-acre campus in the DFW Metroplex, Texas.[5] Facilities span one million square feet to accommodate inventory for over a million unique SKUs[6] consisting of new products and technologies from over 1,100 manufacturer brands,[7] including Texas Instruments, Intel, TE Connectivity and Analog Devices.

Mouser’s global distribution center is active 24 hours a day to manage tens of thousands of orders each day. Distribution center staff processes and ships to over 630,000 customers[8] in over 220 countries and/or territories.

Mouser has made capital investments in 55 vertical lift modules,[9] which is the largest installation in North America.  

E-commerce

The website has products from 800+ manufacturers[10] and access to 5 million data sheets. It has a project manager with automatic re-order and Bill Of Materials (BOM) import capabilities. Users can subscribe to a Mouser newsletter, and microsites from the Mouser.com website teach about new technologies.[11]

Also available on the website are a variety of resources and tools for electronic design engineers and buyers, such as inventory management and price and availability tools,[12] as well as conversion calculators.[13]

History

Mouser Electronics was founded in El Cajon, California by Jerry Mouser in 1964.[14]

In 1986, his company relocated to its corporate headquarters to Mansfield, Texas, and expanded into a new facility.[15] In January 2000, Mouser became a wholly owned subsidiary of TTI, Inc. in Fort Worth, Texas. In December 2006, a majority ownership of TTI was sold to Warren Buffett-controlled Berkshire Hathaway. In 2007, the company expanded its warehouse and office space by 231,800 square feet.[16]

In 2008, the company opened an international office in Shanghai,[17] and continued to expand globally opening customer service and technical support branches worldwide, reaching a total of 27 total offices[18] in 2019. Branch locations include Brazil,[19] Canada,[20] Mexico, Hong Kong, Shanghai, India,[21] Japan,[22] Korea, Malaysia,[23] Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam,[24] Israel, Germany,[25] United Kingdom,[25] France, Italy,[26] Netherlands,[27] Spain, Sweden, Poland and Czech Republic.[28]

In 2013, Mouser cosponsored the SAE Counterfeit parts Avoidance Symposium in Canada. In 2018, Mouser became the first electronic component distributor to receive accreditation for AC7403 from the Counterfeit Avoidance Accreditation Program (CAAP). Through the accreditation to AC7403, Mouser demonstrates compliance with the AS6496 Aerospace Standard.[29]

The company has been presented awards such as "Electronics Choice Industry Award for Community Activism - Social or Educational Cause" from the Electronic Components Industry Association in 2013 and from connector manufacturer Harting in 2013 for "New Customer Growth" and "New Product Growth". Mouser was named Molex “eCatalog Distributor of the Year” globally and in the Americas, Europe and Asia in 2020.[30]

In 2018, Mouser reported sales of $1.9 billion[31] (US$).

The company completed another expansion of the corporate headquarters and global distribution center in early 2020.[31]

References

  1. ^ "Mouser Receives 6th Global High Service Distributor Award from TE". Everything RF. March 20, 2020. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  2. ^ "Top 50 Electronics Distributors 2020 - #7 Mouser Electronics". Source Today. May 18, 2020. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  3. ^ "Top Public CEO: Earning nearly $2 billion selling small component parts in very large numbers". Fort Worth Business Press. August 28, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  4. ^ "Berkshire Hathaway Will Buy TTI". Wall Street Journal. December 23, 2006. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  5. ^ Murray, Lance (June 28, 2019). "Mouser Undertakes Major Expansion to Meet the Needs of its Global Growth". Dallas Innovates. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  6. ^ "Mouser expands to one million square feet". Inside Logistics. June 27, 2019. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  7. ^ "Now at Mouser: TE Connectivity's HTU31 High-Accuracy Humidity & Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments". Mouser.com. September 30, 2020. Retrieved September 30, 2020.
  8. ^ "Mouser About Us". Mouser.com Website. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  9. ^ "Mouser Electronics Advances Distribution With State-Of-The-Art Vertical Lift Modules". Industrial Automation Asia. November 7, 2019. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  10. ^ "Mouser Electronics - About Us". www.mouser.com. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  11. ^ "Mouser Electronics Quick Facts". Mouser.com.
  12. ^ "Mouser's New Price and Availability Assistant Makes Quoting and Purchasing Easier than Ever". Electronic Engineering Journal. April 13, 2020. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  13. ^ Law, Stephen (May 31, 2020). "Mouser online calculator speeds design process". Electronic Products & Technology. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  14. ^ "Mouser Electronics educational sales page with short company history". Mouser.com.
  15. ^ "2 Arlington building projects to start soon". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. July 24, 2001. p. 1 (Business). Retrieved November 19, 2013 – via Newsbank.(subscription required)
  16. ^ "Mouser Electronics: Delivering a Successful Construction Project at a Location With Extensive Ongoing Client Operations" (PDF) (Press release). Bob Moore Construction. 2008. Retrieved November 24, 2013.
  17. ^ "Mouser Electronics Opens Customer Service Center in Shanghai". Interference Technology. August 6, 2008. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  18. ^ "Mouser Global Branches". Mouser.com Website. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  19. ^ "Mouser Electronics Adds Local Customer Service in Brazil to Meet Design Needs of Area Customers". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  20. ^ "Mouser opens first Canadian customer service centre". Manufacturing Automation. May 10, 2018. Retrieved July 20, 2020.
  21. ^ Benerjee, Niloy (August 19, 2016). "Mouser Electronics' Expands in India with No-Sales Front Strategy". Bisinfotech. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  22. ^ "Mouser Electronics Expands to Japan with Local Customer Service Center | ManufacturingTomorrow". Manufacturing Tomorrow. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  23. ^ "Mouser Electronics Opens New Customer Support Center in Penang, Malaysia". EBN. September 9, 2013. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  24. ^ "Mouser Electronics Opens New Customer Service Center in Vietnam". EPS News. July 30, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  25. ^ a b "Mouser outlines European expansion targets". EE Times. September 10, 2008. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  26. ^ "Mouser confirms opening of a new European office in Milan". Electronic Specifier. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  27. ^ "Mouser reports strong growth in Europe". Source Today. July 19, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  28. ^ "Mouser Expands Office in Czech Republic". EPS News. July 14, 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  29. ^ "CAAP approves first accreditation to AC7403". Performance Review Institute. October 1, 2018. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  30. ^ "Molex Recognizes Mouser as the 2019 eCatalog Distributor of the Year Across All Regions". Molex. June 29, 2020. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  31. ^ a b "Mouser expands to one million square feet". Inside Logistics. June 27, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
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