Fort Worth, Tex. – Leading global electronics distributor TTI, Inc. announced today the company officially has broken ground to begin building a new warehouse distribution center located at 3737 Meacham Boulevard in Fort Worth, Texas. TTI executive staff members joined founder and CEO, Paul Andrews, for a special groundbreaking event to commemorate the occasion.
Don Akery, Senior Vice President, TTI Global Business Operations, said, “As TTI continues to experience significant global growth, this is a perfect opportunity for the company to expand and make this type of investment to our infrastructure.” He continued, “This expansion allows TTI to invest even more in the Fort Worth community, which has been home to TTI headquarters for 45 years. We want to continue building our legacy by investing in our hometown as a leading community business partner and to build a bigger and better place of employment for our employees and future employees.”
Along with much attention given to workplace improvements for the warehouse teams, the multi-level distribution center streamlines the receiving and shipping process of the warehouse with state-of-the-art automated material handling, enabling orders to be processed with greater speed and efficiency.
Completion date for the distribution center is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2017. With additional expansions taking place in Europe, Asia and Mexico, the North America distribution center expands TTI’s existing global warehouse space from 1.2 million square feet to over 2 million square feet.
Pictured at the ground breaking ceremony of the TTI distribution center at 3737 Meacham Boulevard, are TTI executives along with CEO Paul Andrews, center. From left to right, Phil Gallagher, President, TTI Americas; Bill Speer, Facilities Director; Mike Morton, President, Global Sales and Marketing; Paul Andrews, Ed McGuire, President, Bob Moore Construction, Inc.; Nick Kypreos, Senior Vice President Finance and CFO; Susan Sumners, Senior Vice President Information Services and Don Akery, Senior Vice President Global Business Operations.
TTI, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized, specialty distributor of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components and the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronics manufacturers worldwide. Broader and deeper inventory, leading-edge products and custom supply chain solutions have established TTI as the leading specialist in electronic component distribution. Globally, the company maintains 1.2 million cubic feet of dedicated warehouse space containing over 850,000 component part numbers. Along with its subsidiaries, Mouser Electronics and Sager Electronics, TTI employs more than 4,700 employees and is represented in over 100 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about TTI, visit www.ttiinc.com.