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TTI, Inc. Announces 2007 Winners of the Supplier Excellence Awards

FORT WORTH, TX — April 8, 2008 — TTI, Inc. the world’s leading passive and connector specialist in the electronics industry today announced the winners of its prestigious 2007 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, PANDUIT, Phoenix Contact, Tyco Raychem, Vishay Dale and Vishay Sprague.

Eight of the suppliers have been honored previously for their performance and continue to rank among the winners. KEMET and KOA 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 13 consecutive years — every year TTI has presented the awards. KOA has achieved recognition for 12 of the 13 years. Tyco Raychem and Bourns were honored with Gold status achieving outstanding performance for 2007. Suppliers who will be presented with the Bronze award for two consecutive years of recognition are FCI, Phoenix Contact, Vishay Dale and Vishay Sprague.

2007 is a special year of recognition for PANDUIT as they not only achieved the TTI Supplier Excellence Award for the first time, but PANDUIT also is the recipient of the TTI Outstanding Quality Performance Award. PANDUIT is the only TTI supplier to achieve the maximum possible scores in all quality related areas of the program for 2007.

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 circuit protection components, wire and cable, identification products, application tools, electromechanical and now discrete semiconductor 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