Partstat Partner Newswire: March 2020
TE Connectivity Names Mouser Global High Service Distributor of the Year
On March 9, 2020, Mouser Electronics proudly accepted the 2019 Global High Service Distributor of the Year award for the sixth time from TE Connectivity. The award recognizes Mouser’s successful 2019 performance in terms of overall sales, market share, customer base growth, and business plan performance.
“We are incredibly honored to receive this prestigious award, and thank TE for recognizing the outstanding efforts of our teams around the world,” said Mouser President and CEO Glenn Smith in a press release. “TE is an industry leader and a valued business partner. We look forward to our continued mutual success.”
“Mouser delivers exceptional service to our mutual customers, and I am very pleased to recognize them with this award. Mouser’s track record of achievement with TE, including receiving the Global High Service Distributor of the Year Award six times, is a testament to our strong and successful partnership,” said Karen Leggio, Senior Vice President and General Manager at TE.
Mouser previously held this award in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Additionally, TE has awarded Mouser the APAC Customer Expansion award, the Japan Customer Expansion Award, the EMEA Customer Expansion Award, and the Americas Application Tooling Business Unit Distributor of the Year Award.
Future Thanks Employees by Hosting REPLAY 1960s Tribute Concert
As a thank you for the hard work and dedication of their 5,500-employee workforce, Future Electronics’ Employee Appreciation Committee scheduled a full concert from the band REPLAY at their Montreal headquarters.
Future is known to make significant investments in employee well-being. In additional to periodic treats such as concerts and employee events, Future also offers flexible schedules, work-from-home days, and generally works to actively promote a less stressful and healthier workplace.
As a tribute band, REPLAY specializes in 1960’s classics by those such as the Beatles and other Sixties Invasion acts. REPLAY also performed for the workforce in 2018 to rave reviews.
Digi-Key Signs Global Distribution Agreement with MoSys
MoSys, a leader in high-speed semiconductor solutions, today announced that they have signed an agreement with Digi-Key. The agreement enables Digi-Key to sell MoSys Bandwidth Accelerator Engine memory solutions on a global scale.
“The agreement with Digi-Key will give us access to more than 600,000 customers and allow us to reach those that have never before been aware of or experienced the benefits of our high-speed memory solutions,” said Dan Lewis, MoSys President and CEO. “We are pleased to be working with Digi-Key as they offer the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components, providing the best service possible to customers while aiding engineers through the entire design process, from prototype to production.”
“We are thrilled to have MoSys join the Digi-Key family,” said David Stein, Vice President of Global Supplier Management at Digi-Key. “MoSys has a long history of offering innovative memory solutions that accelerate the industry’s most advanced applications. Engaging with MoSys will enable Digi-Key to offer these ground-breaking ICs to a broader base of customers seeking advanced memory solutions.”
Arrow Achieves 100% Score in 2020 Corporate Equality Index
The Corporate Equality Index (CEI), provided by the Human Rights Campaign, is a leading bench-marking survey and report designed to measure corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. By this metric, Arrow Electronics has scored a 100% for the second consecutive year.
This is the 18th year the CEI survey has been conducted, and has since gained significant influence in the business community. This year, over 1,059 U.S. companies were surveyed.
“These companies know that protecting their LGBTQ+ employees and customers from discrimination is not just the right thing to do — it is also the best business decision,” said Human Rights Council Alphonso David. As part of their commitment to LGBTQ+ equality, Arrow has actively participated in the national leadership council Out in STEM, which empowers LGBTQ+ people in STEM fields to succeed personally, academically, and professionally.
“Top marks in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index underscore Arrow’s commitment to inclusion and diversity,” said Gretchen Zech, Arrow’s chief human resources officer in a press release. “We continue to work on creating an inclusive environment for employees who identify as LGBTQ+ and allies by enhancing workplace policies and practices that affirm and value the diversity of our global employee community.”