Mouser Electronics Named Americas Distributor of the Year by Smiths Interconnect

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Mouser received the award for being the best-performing partner for sales growth compared to the previous year.

July 14, 2021Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is proud to announce that it has received the Americas Distributor of the Year Award for 2020 from Smiths Interconnect. Mouser received the award for being the best-performing partner for sales growth compared to the previous year.

“We are pleased to present Mouser with this award as an acknowledgment of their efforts to grow annual sales,” said Paul Harris, President at Smiths Interconnect. “Smiths Interconnect places great value in our distribution partners. Both global and regional approaches are appreciated and are critical to our growth.”

“We greatly appreciate this recognition from Smiths Interconnect,” said Jeff Newell, Senior Vice President of Products at Mouser Electronics. “Mouser is committed to best-in-class service, to customers as well as our manufacturer partners, and we will continue to work together for long-term success for both our companies."

Mouser stocks a variety of products from Smiths Interconnect, including the SpaceNXT™ Aurora Series 2 mm Hard Metric backplane connectors, which are tested and qualified to ESA ESCC 3401 specifications. Specifically designed for low earth orbit satellites, the connectors are available with 55, 110 or 125 contacts in industry-standard gender configurations and in straight and right-angle configurations. SpaceNXT Aurora features 1.27 micron gold plating on the contact mating surfaces for improved durability and resistance to fretting corrosion versus standard COTS Hard Metric connectors.

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As a global authorised distributor, Mouser offers the world's widest selection of the newest semiconductors and electronic components — in stock and ready to ship. Mouser's customers can expect 100% certified, genuine products that are fully traceable from each of its manufacturer partners. To help speed up the design process for customers, Mouser's website hosts an extensive library of technical resources, including a Technical Resource Centre, along with product data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, engineering tools and other helpful information.

About Mouser

2023 - Mouser Electronics, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor focused on New Product Introductions from its leading manufacturer partners. Serving the global electronic design engineer and buyer community, the global distributor's website,, is available in multiple languages and currencies and features more than 6.8 million products from over 1,200 manufacturer brands. Mouser offers 27 support locations worldwide to provide best-in-class customer service in local language, currency and time zone. The distributor ships to over 650,000 customers in 223 countries/territories from its 1 million-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution facilities in the Dallas, Texas, metro area. For more information, visit

About Smiths Interconnect

2023 - Smiths Interconnect is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave, optical and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical applications in the commercial aviation, defense, space, medical, rail, semiconductor test, and industrial market segments. Smiths Interconnect is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs approximately 22,000 people in more than 50 countries.


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For further information, contact:
Kevin Hess, Mouser Electronics
Senior Vice President of Marketing
+1 (817) 804-3833
For press enquiries, contact:
Kelly DeGarmo, Mouser Electronics
Manager, Corporate Communications and Media Relations
+1 (817) 804-7764