DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 22, 2014 — Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, welcomed celebrity engineer Grant Imahara, best known for his role on TV’s Mythbusters, to its annual Employee Holiday Party at Mouser’s corporate campus.
Engineer and longtime Mouser Electronics' customer Grant Imahara of Mythbusters fame (left) receives a warehouse tour from Mouser President and CEO Glenn Smith (right) during a recent visit to the global distributor's corporate headquarters. Imahara is teaming up with Mouser on the exciting new Empowering Innovation Together campaign. Engineers can visit Mouser's website to learn more: www.mouser.com/empoweringinnovation. (Photo: Business Wire)
Imahara joined in the festivities and met with many employees as part of our kick-off to the Empowering Innovation Together campaign. During the festivities, Imahara took time to give personal autographs, take photos and visit Mouser’s vast warehouse and distribution center.
“I'm no stranger to Mouser. I've been a customer for over 20 years,” Imahara stated. “They've always been friendly and professional and I'm thrilled to now be a part of the Mouser team. After ordering parts from Mouser for so many years, I finally had an opportunity to see the warehouse. It's impressive and absolutely massive. Parts move swiftly and efficiently, and accuracy is very important. Everyone here is truly committed to the customer experience. They constantly ask themselves how they can make this experience better. I'm proud to be a partner with Mouser and can't wait to show everyone all the cool stuff we're planning.”
“It was exciting for our employees to meet Grant in person. His visit made it a memorable holiday event,” said Glenn Smith, Mouser Electronics’ President and CEO. “The Empowering Innovation collaboration emphasizes Mouser’s commitment to the engineering community in bringing them the newest products and information to inspire new designs. We provide the newest products and technologies, and Grant provides the inspiration and engineering expertise. We look forward to an exciting 2015.”
Together Mouser and Imahara are inviting the engineering community on a journey to Empower Innovation. Mouser is creating a series of “webisode” videos with Imahara as the host, featuring unique content highlighting innovative, creative engineers worldwide. There will be features on the newest products and technical expertise to help speed new designs. The partnership will provide both inspiration and guidance, plus contribute to the culture of inventive thinking. It’s another way Mouser is personally connecting itself to engineers through innovation and creativity that defines engineering design.
Well known in the engineering community, Imahara has paired his engineering expertise with a Hollywood TV and film career. In addition to his roles on Mythbusters and Battlebots, Imahara is the inventor behind many famous robotic characters – including the Star Wars prequel-era R2-D2, The Late Late Show’s Craig Ferguson sidekick – Geoff Peterson, the talking robot, and the rhythmic arms on the modern day Energizer Bunny. He joins the Mouser team as a collaborator and spokesperson who shares Mouser’s passion to positively influence and support innovative design.
To learn more about Grant Imahara and the Mouser partnership, visit www.mouser.com/empoweringinnovation.
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 20 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 many times per day and searches more than 12 million products to locate over 4 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 4 million products online from more than 500 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 400,000 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.
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