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TTI, Inc. Announces 2006 Winners of the Supplier Excellence Awards

FORT WORTH, TX ─ April 10, 2007 ─ TTI, Inc. the world’s leading passive and connector specialist in the electronics industry today announced the winners of its prestigious 2006 Supplier Excellence Awards.

Melanie Pizzey, Vice President Global Product Operations, made the announcement. “We are extremely pleased to announce this year’s Supplier Excellence Award winners.” This year TTI acknowledges the following suppliers for their outstanding performance: Bourns, FCI, Kemet, KOA Speer, Phoenix Contact, Tyco Raychem, Vishay Dale and Vishay Sprague.

Seven of the suppliers have been honored previously for their performance and continue to rank among the winners. KEMET, KOA and Tyco Raychem have been honored with the Platinum award which is the highest award level given.  Platinum achievement level requires five consecutive years of award recognition, and continuous recognition each year to maintain Platinum status. KEMET has earned the award 12 consecutive years  every year TTI has presented the awards. KOA has achieved recognition for 11 of the 12 years. Raychem has won the award six consecutive years achieving Platinum status this year. Bourns maintained Silver status, achieving its fourth consecutive year of recognition, totaling seven awards for Bourns since 1995.

Since 1995, Vishay Dale has earned the award four times, FCI and Phoenix Contact have achieved recognition twice, and this is the first year of recognition for the Vishay Sprague division in North America.

The program is centered on quality measurements which include: on-time delivery, receiving quality, customer quality, administrative quality and business systems. In addition, there also are performance measurements including sales results, profitability and percent growth.

The Supplier Excellence Program began in 1995 to foster continuous improvement in supplier and distributor performance, by providing monthly performance results to all suppliers. Overall supplier performance has substantially improved since the inception of the recognition program.

About TTI, Inc.

Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, TTI, Inc. is the largest distributor specialist of passive, interconnect and electromechanical components. TTI is the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronic manufacturers worldwide. TTI’s extensive product line includes: resistors, capacitors, connectors, potentiometers, trimmers, magnetic and circuit protection components, wire and cable, identification products, application tools and electromechanical devices. TTI is recognized as the industry’s leader in service and quality and provides a broad array of supply chain services to its customer base. TTI employs 1,700 with more than 50 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about TTI visit www.ttiinc.com.