|[April 23, 2012]
Mouser Electronics Takes Lead in Environmental Sustainability and Distribution of Green Technologies
DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas --(Business Wire)--
Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and
global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today
underscores its commitment to responsible environmental practices.
Mouser stocks an expansive inventory of the industry's latest green
technologies, including leading-edge solar, thermal and RF-based energy
harvesting products and ultra-low power MCUs.
The design-fulfillment distributor won the prestigious "Contribution to
Sustainability" e-Legacy Award, thanks to an environmental
policy that is well ahead of the curve. By identifying products as
End of Life (EOL), obsolete and Not Recommended for New Design (NRND),
Mouser delivers the newest components to advance greater energy
efficiency and longer product lifespan.
Mouser also sets the standard for lead-free and RoHS, WEEE management,
packaging waste, and proper disposal of batteries and chemicals. Mouser
has completed the rigorous audits to be an AS9120A-certified
distributor. This high standard addresses chain of custody,
traceability, control and availability of records. The company also
works closely with its suppliers and customers to support their
recycling and disposal efforts and to raise awareness for environmental
responsibility. To learn more or to view Mouser's newest environmental
video, visit http://www.mouser.com/environmental/.
"At Mouser we see our environmental commitment being two-fold," states
Larry Johannes, Mouser Vice President of Strategic Marketing. "Not only
are we helping to deliver new breakthrough technologies in energy
harvesting, solar, cloud computing, etc., but also many of the products
we stock for design yield new ideas for energy and efficiency. Our vast
inventory of the latest semiconductors and electronic components deliver
different shades of green…in the kind of the materials used to minimize
the carbon footprint, lower energy consumption, conserve packaging,
boost product longevity, and more. We also offer a state-of-the-art
digital catalog for customers who want to go green."
The e-Legacy Award is the industry's highest award for sustainability.
The award encourages the sustainability of the Earth's resources by
recognizing the company that best upholds policies of sustainability in
the electronics industry. Mouser is committed to diligently addressing
the environmental issues that face the electronics industry and their
customers both domestically and globally. The distributor identifies
environmental characteristics of the products it distributes and takes
every measure to ensure that all products are in full compliance with
existing directives and legislation.
"We are dedicated to doing our part in keeping a clean planet with our
strong environmental commitment. With Earth Day celebrations underway,
we should be especially mindful of the issues facing the electronics
industry," Johannes elaborates. "At Mouser, we are doing everything we
can to preserve the environmental integrity of the world around us.
Mouser packages waste, batteries and chemicals, and we even print our
catalogs on post-consumer recycled paper. We also give our customers the
option to access our catalog in a paperless format on our
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 8.9 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
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,
Mouser and Mouser Electronics are registered trademarks of Mouser
Electronics, Inc. All other products, logos, and company names mentioned
herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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