The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) is pleased to announce that Mouser Electronics - a worldwide leading authorized distributor of semiconductors and electronic components for more than 600 industry leading manufacturers - has joined ERA as a global distributor member. Mouser Electronics is one of the latest addition to ERA's fast-growing distributor membership.

"Mouser is pleased to be a part of this important industry association," says Mouser Electronics Vice President, Americas Business Development, Todd McAtee. "We have teams of individuals who are focused 100 percent on bringing value to the supplier-rep-distributor partnership. We all have a very valuable role to play in the channel ecosystem. The more we understand each other's role, the better we can support each other, identify gaps to bridge, and ultimately, satisfy the customer."

ERA CEO Walter E. Tobin expresses his thoughts on the importance of this partnership, "Mouser Electronics, one of the world's leading distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, is known for its award-winning commitment to customer service. ERA is excited to welcome Mouser Electronics as its latest global distributor member."

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 4 million products online from more than 600 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 500,000 customers in 170 countries from its 750,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.mouser.com.

About ERA

The 81-year-old Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) is the international trade organization for professional field sales companies in the global electronics industries, manufacturers who go to market through representative firms and global distributors. It is the mission of ERA to support the professional field sales function through programs and activities that educate, inform and advocate for manufacturers' representatives, the principals they represent and the distributors who are reps' partners in local territories. ERA member representative firms (often called "reps") provide field sales services on an exclusive basis to manufacturers of related (but non-competing) products in a defined territory. For more information about ERA, visit era.org.