Mouser and Altera Sign Worldwide Distribution Agreement

Altera Programmable Logic Solutions Now Available Through Mouser

DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 23, 2013Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the signing of a worldwide distribution agreement with Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR), the pioneer and preeminent global supplier of programmable logic ICs. Through this agreement, Mouser becomes an authorized global distributor of Altera FPGAs, CPLDs, development tools, intellectual property cores and development kits.

Mouser gives design engineers fast, easy access to the widest range of semiconductor technologies. Its distribution agreement with Altera boosts the Mouser catalog of products and expands the availability of leading-edge programmable solutions from Altera to designers around the world. Mouser will distribute Altera’s full range of products to customers in a variety of end markets, including communications, broadcast, automotive, industrial, compute and storage, test and measurement, military and medical. Mouser’s Web site will also provide design engineers easy online access to Altera technical documentation for ease-of-design and increased productivity. To view Altera’s full range of products, visit

“We couldn’t be more pleased to announce our relationship with Altera,” says Russell Rasor, Vice President of Advanced Technology for Mouser. “Programmable logic is rapidly expanding into a wide variety of applications, and Altera is at the forefront of designing and developing the leading-edge programmable solutions that are at the heart of many of today’s embedded systems. Mouser is known for providing design engineers comprehensive access to the latest systems, tools, silicon and information, and our partnership with Altera will allow us to accelerate the use of programmable logic across a myriad of industries.”

“Mouser has decades of experience as a trusted, authorized distributor of the newest products for design. We are pleased to partner with Mouser to distribute our extensive line-up of advanced FPGAs, CPLDs, development tools, intellectual property cores and development kits in order to accelerate the design process for today’s engineers,” says George Papa, Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales for Altera. “This global agreement will allow us to further expand our reach globally to gain new customers with Mouser’s best-in-class service, superb marketing capabilities and streamlined logistics. We look forward to a mutually successful partnership.”

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. 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. 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


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