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About Mouser Electronics

About Us

Authorised Distributor of Semiconductors and Electronic Components for Design Engineers.

  • About
  • Berkshire
  • History
  • Leadership
  • Quality
  • Awards
  • Facts

Customer-Focused Distribution

Mouser Electronics is a worldwide leading authorised distributor of semiconductors and electronic components for over 800 industry-leading manufacturers. We specialise in the rapid introduction of new products and technologies for design engineers and buyers. Our extensive product offering includes semiconductors, interconnects, passives, and electromechanical components.


In 2007, Mouser became part of the Warren Buffett Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Today, Buffett's holdings include insurance and finance subsidiaries and a host of almost fifty businesses ranging from jewellery and furniture to manufactured homes.


Mouser has a strong commitment to customer service. That’s why we’ve won awards for our legendary worldwide customer service excellence. We understand the value of having a knowledgeable person there to answer your questions quickly. Mouser is redefining customer-focused distribution.

Worldwide Customer Service

Mouser is the only component distributor to consistently receive an audited award for Customer Service Excellence. With 27 locations located strategically around the globe, we speak your language (supporting 17 different languages) and are able to transact business in 27 currencies. This translates into the flexibility of not requiring a minimum order and same-day shipping. At Mouser, our commitment to unsurpassed service and support knows no boundaries.

Mouser Headquarters

All orders shipped same day from our 70,000 m² Global Headquarters and Distribution Centre.

State-of-the-Art Distribution Operations

When you need the right part right now, think Mouser. Selection, speed and accuracy are the core of Mouser’s state-of-the-art distribution centre, with sophisticated equipment enabling us to process orders 24/7. The wireless warehouse management system is streamlined for nearly perfect pick-and-ship operations, delivering a 5-Sigma confidence rating, better than 99%. Orders are processed and ready to ship in 15 minutes in most cases, enabling same-day shipping on most orders to over 630,000 customers in 223 countries/territories. It’s about doing what’s right for the customer, and that’s getting the order right and delivered on time every time.

Glenn and Warren

History of Berkshire Hathaway

The history of Berkshire Hathaway dates back to 1888, with The Hathaway Manufacturing Company, a thriving cotton milling business, located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Hathaway was successful for several decades but after World War I the textile industry suffered a significant decline. In 1955, The Hathaway Company took a historic turn and merged with Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates, another cotton milling company. The new company thrived for some time but by the 1950s the company had fallen on hard times.


In 1962, Warren Buffett became involved with the company and eventually took control of Berkshire Hathaway. For some time the company stayed true to its core business but soon fell vulnerable to increasing foreign competition and discontinued its role in the textile business.

A Diverse Range of Businesses

In the late 1960s, Buffett ventured into the insurance business and purchased two Nebraska companies, National Indemnity and National Fire and Marine Insurance. This first investment in the insurance industry gave rise to the super-legend of today. In 1996, Buffett acquired GEICO General Insurance Company and the GEICO gecko soon became a national icon. In 2007, TTI, Inc. and Mouser Electronics became part of the Berkshire Hathaway Group. Today, Buffett's holdings include insurance and finance subsidiaries and a host of almost fifty businesses ranging from jewellery and furniture to manufactured homes.

Quick Facts

Mouser Electronics is a Berkshire Hathaway company. If you would like our parent company's annual reports or stock information, you may access Berkshire Hathaway annual reports at www.berkshirehathaway.com.


A list of Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary companies can be found here.


Check out Warren Buffett's candid comments at the 2018 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting.

Press Release

Our Story

What began as a small high school electronics programme by physics teacher, Jerry Mouser, in 1964 in El Cajon, California has grown to become what Mouser Electronics is today. This start-up, originally called Western Components, laid the groundwork from which Mouser Electronics was formed in 1973, the same year Glenn Smith joined the company and began his career with Mouser.


Ten years later, in 1983, Mouser Electronics moved its headquarters and distribution centre to Mansfield, Texas. The move placed Mouser in the middle of a growing high-tech industry in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Being only 30 minutes from DFW International Airport gave Mouser an important distribution advantage for serving North America and extending its reach worldwide.

Mouser history timeline

In January 2000, Mouser's success caught the attention of TTI, Inc., the world's leading authorised distributor specialist offering passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. Mouser became a TTI subsidiary and together, the two offer the ideal distribution solution for design engineers and production buyers in the electronics manufacturing industry. With Mouser's focus on new designs combined with TTI's expertise in volume distribution, the two companies provide the complete answer from the design chain to the supply chain™.

Mouser Logo
Mouser Building

The success of the Mouser/TTI partnership caused Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's Chairman of the Board, to take notice of the two companies. In March 2007, the acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. was finalised, positioning TTI and Mouser for the long-term. Both companies gained the added recognition and financial strength from one of the most successful companies in the world. Today, Mouser continues to grow globally, focusing on providing the widest selection of the newest products that gets innovative designs to market faster and easier.

Executive Leadership

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

Chairman of the Board
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Paul Andrews

Paul Andrews

Chairman of the Board
TTI, Inc.

Glenn Smith

Glenn Smith

President & CEO
Mouser Electronics Inc.

Executive Management

Mark Burr-Lonnon

Senior Vice President of Global Service & EMEA and APAC Business

Kevin Hess

Senior Vice President of Marketing

Jeff Newell

Senior Vice President of Products

Raju Shah

Senior Vice President of Information Services

Pete Shopp

Senior Vice President of Business Operations

Hayne Shumate

Senior Vice President of Internet Business

Scott Brown

Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO

Lori Hartman

Vice President of Customer Experience

Todd McAtee

Vice President of Business Development

Commitment to Quality

Mouser Electronics is registered to AS9100D/ISO9001:2015 effective as of 4 September 2018. Having aerospace registration demonstrates to our customers that top management is committed to providing customers with authorised, genuine components with the least risk of counterfeit. Mouser can provide full traceability on the commercial components sold. From sales to delivery Mouser is committed to meeting your requirements for the right product, on time. Our mission is to be the source most preferred by engineers and buyers to design, prototype, test and manufacture electronics. See our Quality Policy, Quality Manual and Certificate. If you have any questions about our Quality Management System, feel free to contact me.

Chuck Amsden - chuck.amsden@mouser.com

Vice President of Quality

Quality Policy

Mouser Electronics is committed to pleasing and astonishing customers with our customer service excellence, order accuracy and on-time delivery. This is accomplished through our commitment to continual improvement of our processes, services, products and our people.

Mouser’s Quality Manual
Mouser’s AS9100D/ISO9001:2015 Certificate
Mouser’s AS6496 Certificate
Mouser’s ANSI/ESD S20.20-2014 Certificate
Anti-Counterfeit Control Plan

Anti-Counterfeit Parts

Mouser Electronics’s strong anti-counterfeit measures ensure that our customers receive only authorised, genuine components.

About Anti-Counterfeit Parts
Read Mouser’s Risk Mitigation and Anti-Counterfeit Blog


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Company Name
Mouser Electronics, Inc.
Incorporation (Initial)
March 14, 1983 - Texas
Corporate Headquarters
Incorporation (Current)
January 11, 2007 - Delaware
Remittance Address
PO Box 99319
Fort Worth, TX 76199-0319
USA
Federal Tax ID (EIN)
61-1520598 (Mouser is a 1099 exempt company)
Business Classification
Large, Corporation
DUNS Number
161194410
Number of Employees
2,400+ (Globally)
CAGE Code
1JN02
Facility Size
750,000 sq. feet
Primary NAICS
423690
Ownership
Public
SIC Code
5065
Subsidiary of
AS/ISO Certificate
AS9100D/ISO9001:2015:2008 –
TUV 951 13 6404, Exp. 9/14/2018
CEO & President
Glenn Smith
Year Established
1964

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is a Distributor of Commercial Items. Mouser’s registration and Representations and Certifications profile is up-to-date and viewable on the System for Award Management website (www.sam.gov), formerly CCR and ORCA. To access Mouser’s profile, you may use either our CAGE Code, 1JN02, or our DUNS number, 161194410.

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