ACCEL AB is a leading supplier and manufacturer of advanced electromechanical products and components, primarily for the automotive industry. Littelfuse acquired ACCEL, of Vänersborg, Sweden, in 2012.
ACCEL manufactures advanced electromechanical products, primarily sensors and switches used in the automotive industry. Its products are grouped into four main categories: solar sensors, belt-buckle switches, water in fuel sensors and steering wheel switches.
Benefits to Littelfuse
The acquisition extends the Littelfuse automotive product portfolio into the rapidly-expanding global automobile sensors market. ACCEL’s solid pipeline of new products and strong relationships with OEM and Tier 1 automotive customers around the world provide excellent growth opportunities for Littelfuse. Additionally, ACCEL’s facility in Kaunas, Lithuania, provides a low-cost manufacturing base in Eastern Europe.