Littelfuse Announces Acquisition of JRS MFG. LTD. Assets

Chicago, March 16, 2015Littelfuse, Inc., (NASDAQ: LFUS) today announced that it has acquired the assets of JRS MFG. LTD., headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. JRS MFG. LTD. provides custom engineered and manufactured products for the electrical industry with a primary focus in the mining and utility markets. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

“JRS is a leader in the design and manufacturing of portable e-houses. The acquisition of JRS assets is a valuable addition to our Littelfuse custom-engineered product platform and is an important step forward in our strategy to diversify and grow our electrical distribution, protection and control segments,” said Dan Stanek, Vice President and General Manager, Protection Relays and Custom Electrical Products for Littelfuse. “The combined engineering expertise and product portfolio will strengthen our position in mining, oil & gas, utility, and broader industrial markets.”

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Dan Stanek
Vice President and General Manager
Protection Relays and Custom Electrical Products
(773) 628-0701

About JRS MFG. LTD.
JRS MFG. LTD. is a broad line custom electrical manufacturing company in business since 1954. JRS offer solutions for standard and non-standard switchgear, bus duct, portable power centres, mining junction boxes, portable e-houses, parking lot power supplies and distribution systems, power factor correction systems, process control systems, and lighting control panels. JRS also provides Engineering Services specializing in Arc Flash studies and Power Factor and Harmonic analysis studies. For more information, please visit the JRS website: www.jrstephenson.com.

About Littelfuse
Founded in 1927, Littelfuse is the world leader in circuit protection with growing global platforms in power controls and sensing. The company serves global customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays and sensors. Littelfuse has over 8,000 employees in more than 35 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website: littelfuse.com.

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