Littelfuse Asia Team Welcomes Supplier Excellence Award from TTI Asia


CHICAGO, IL, April 19, 2011

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS:LFUS) today announced that Littelfuse Asia has received the Supplier Excellence Award from TTI Electronics Asia Pte Ltd. TTI’s passive components, connectors, electromechanical and discrete components have made the company the distributor of choice for industrial, military, aerospace and consumer electronic manufacturers worldwide.

The Supplier Excellence Award is the highest award given out by TTI Asia and it is the first time that Littelfuse Far East Pte Ltd has received it in Asia. The award is based on delivery-promises kept, business system support, management participation, and other quality measurements.

“The Supplier Excellence Award Program has served as the performance benchmark that all of our suppliers strive for. The metrics focus on streamlining processes, improving overall service levels and encouraging a closer working relationship between our companies at every level. We are delighted to present Littelfuse this award in recognition of the tremendous effort required to achieve this level of performance.” said Gene Conahan, TTI's President, Europe and Asia.

Sam CW Sung, Product Marketing Director, TTI Asia added, " Achievement of this award not only represents the dedication of all Littelfuse employees to TTI Asia , but also the management’s commitment and overall operating philosophy for excellence. We are pleased to present this award to Littelfuse Far East.”

KY Ong, Regional Sales Manager, Littelfuse Far East, said, “This award is, the most prestigious award that TTI Asia offers, it is much valued and deeply appreciated. With our wide Asia presence and our strong partnership with TTI, I believe that we are in a strong position to provide our customers with the best in class customer service in Asia.”

Deepak Nayar, Global Sales Vice-President, Littelfuse Inc., said, "We are proud to receive this award, which resulted from our associates’ hard work and drive for excellence, qualities that make Littelfuse the world’s number one brand in circuit protection.”

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About Littelfuse Founded in 1927, Littelfuse, Inc., the worldwide leader in circuit protection, offers the industry’s broadest and deepest portfolio of circuit protection products and solutions. Littelfuse devices protect products in virtually every market that uses electrical energy, from consumer electronics to automobiles to industrial equipment. In addition to its Chicago, Illinois, world headquarters, Littelfuse has more than 20 sales, distribution, manufacturing and engineering facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Technologies offered by Littelfuse include Fuses; Gas Discharge Tubes (GDTs); Positive Temperature Coefficient Devices (PTCs); Relays, Controls, and Systems; PulseGuard® ESD Suppressors; SIDACtor® Protection Thyristors; TVS Diode Arrays (SPA™ Family of Products); Switching Thyristors; TVS Diodes and Varistors. The company also offers a comprehensive line of highly reliable Electromechanical and Electronic Switch and Control Devices for commercial and specialty vehicles, as well as underground Power Distribution.

For more information, please visit www.littelfuse.com.

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