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[February 14, 2013]

Mouser Electronics Inspires Innovation through Support of National Engineers Week

DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas --(Business Wire)--

Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it will again be a major sponsor of National Engineers Week 2013, a five-day event at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History designed to emphasize just how much fun engineering can be.

Major events will be centered at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History February 19-23, but other activities are planned throughout the week at schools across the Fort Worth/Dallas area. At the Museum, Mouser will host an array of engineering challenges and activities in its own company-branded Imaginer Studio, where Museum guests will participate in interactive experiences while learning how engineering impacts everyday life. Mouser Electronics hopes to spark the imagination of future design engineers, young and old alike, and demonstrate some of the latest technologies impacting the world of tomorrow. It's all part of National Engineers Week, observed each year throughout the United States to increase public awareness and appreciation of engineers and their work.

"One of the great challenges facing our country, industry and company is developing the future technical workforce," said Larry Johannes, Mouser Vice President of Brand Marketing. "We are excited by this opportunity to inspire the next generation of engineers through events like Engineers Week that promote and enhance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education programs. We believe that these programs shape the innovators, inventors, and scientists that will create the technological wonders that will wow us."

"There's no better feeling than having a soid company behind you - one that shares a genuine excitement for advancing innovation," said Van A. Romans, President of the Museum of Science and History. "To remain at the forefront of innovation, we need to inspire a new generation toward rewarding engineering careers. Mouser is a valued sponsor and a true partner: With their increased financial, in-kind, and volunteer support and professional insights this year, we are offering thousands of unique, creative, and memorable engineering-related learning experiences to our guests."


To learn more about Mouser's educational programs and dedication to shaping future engineers, visit http://www.mouser.com/educationalsales/.

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 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.

About the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Established in 1941, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, anchored by its rich collections, is an institution dedicated to lifelong learning. The Museum engages children and adult guests through creative, vibrant programs and exhibits interpreting science and the history of Texas and the Southwest. The new $80-million campus opened in November 2009 marking the culmination of an extensive multiyear fundraising campaign. The Museum is open daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. For more information about the Museum, visit http://www.fortworthmuseum.org or call 817-255-9300.

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