Mouser Electronics Inks Distribution Agreement with CCS, Inc.

Mouser Electronics, Inc oday announced it has signed a distribution agreement with CCS, Inc. (Custom Computer Services, Inc.), an embedded software and hardware design company specializing in development tools for Microchip PIC® MCUs.

Mansfield, Texas, USA – July 16, 2007 – Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with CCS, Inc. (Custom Computer Services, Inc.), an embedded software and hardware design company specializing in development tools for Microchip PIC® MCUs. Development tools for Microchip's 8- and 16-bit devices include a C Compiler, prototyping boards, and programmer/debugger units.

Mouser's on-the-shelf inventory includes CCS development tools for a variety of Microchip MCUs, including the PCB, PCM, and PCH command-line compilers, as well as the PCW and PCWH IDE compilers; the ICD-U40 and ICD-S40 in-circuit debuggers/programmers; and the PIC16F877A, PIC18F4520, embedded Ethernet, and RFID development kits.

“We look forward to gaining new customers by penetrating new market segments through Mouser's unique engineering customer base,” said CCS President Mark Siegesmund. “We feel certain Mouser's quick introduction of our development tools will help accomplish that goal.”

According to Mike Scott, Mouser Vice President of Active Products, adding the wide variety of CCS development tools for Microchip MCUs provides Mouser customers the opportunity to purchase both Microchip products and the associated CCS development tools through one easy channel.

“Our engineering customers require access to the newest products and technologies available for their new designs,” Scott said. “By adding CCS's innovative development tools for Microchip devices, we make it easier for engineers to obtain the tools they need for successful completion of their design projects in a timely manner, thus delivering a time-to-market advantage.”

The distributor's broad-based product line, unsurpassed customer service, and streamlined warehouse operations make Mouser the design engineer's one-stop shop for all the board-level components and associated development tools necessary for total project design.

Mouser Electronics, the fastest growing catalog distributor in the electronics industry, is the only major distributor to publish a new 1,850+ page print catalog every 90 days. In addition, its website is updated daily, contains more than 845,000 products for easy online purchase, and provides over 1.5 million cross-references, as well as more than 677,000 downloadable data sheets.

About Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is an electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers. Mouser.com features over 845,000 products online from more than 330 manufacturers. Mouser's 1,850+ page print catalog is published every 90 days, providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 280,000 customers in 170 countries from its 432,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. For more information, visit www.mouser.com.

About CCS, Inc.

CCS, Inc. is an embedded software company specializing in development tools for the Microchip PIC® MCU. In addition to the C compiler, prototyping boards, and programmers, CCS offers custom engineering services and a new line of security products and embedded Ethernet Integration modules. For more information, visit www.ccsinfo.com.

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