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Mouser Electronics Inspires Next Generation of Engineers During Engineers Week

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, is participating as a major sponsor of National Engineers Week, an event underway at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History that aims to inspire young engineers. Mouser’s goal is to spark imaginations, particularly those of future design engineers, while demonstrating cutting edge technologies.

Major events are occurring now through Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. At the Museum, Mouser is hosting an array of engineering challenges and activities in its own company-branded Imaginer Studio, where Museum visitors are sharing fun interactive experiences while learning how engineering affects everyday life. It’s all part of National Engineers Week, Feb. 16-22, observed each year throughout the United States to increase public awareness and appreciation of engineers and their work.

“Mouser is a valued sponsor and a true partner,” said Van A. Romans, President of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. “To remain at the forefront of innovation, we need to inspire a new generation toward rewarding engineering careers. With Mouser’s generous support, we are offering thousands of unique, creative, and memorable engineering-related learning experiences to our guests.”

“We are very excited by this opportunity to inspire the next generation of engineers through events like Engineers Week that promote and enhance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education programs,” said Kevin Hess, Mouser Vice President of Technical Marketing. “One of the great challenges facing our country, industry and company is developing the future technical workforce. We believe it is programs like this that help shape the innovators, inventors, and scientists that will create the technological wonders that will wow us.”

All Engineers Week activities are included with paid admission to the Museum, located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. To learn more about Mouser’s support of Engineers Week, visit http://www.mouser.com/engineersweek. For information on Mouser’s educational programs, visit http://www.mouser.com/educationalsales/.

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 10 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.

About the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Established in 1941, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, anchored by its rich collections, is an institution dedicated to lifelong learning. The Museum engages children and adult guests through creative, vibrant programs and exhibits interpreting science and the history of Texas and the Southwest. The new $80-million campus opened in November 2009 marking the culmination of an extensive multiyear fundraising campaign. The Museum is open daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. For more information about the Museum, visit http://fortworthmuseum.org or call 817-255-9300.

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