Littelfuse Names Mouser Electronics 2011 Catalog Distributor of the Year

CHICAGO, May 10, 2012 – Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS:LFUS), the global leader in circuit protection, has named Mouser Electronics its Catalog Distributor of the Year for 2011. This is the fourth consecutive year that Littelfuse has recognized Mouser, a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, for outstanding catalog distribution. Littelfuse presented this award to Mouser at the 2012 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas, Nevada, earlier this week.

With this award, we recognize Mouser as an outstanding strategic partner that shares our commitment to providing outstanding service to our customers,” said Gordon Hunter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Littelfuse. “We value the dedication shown by the entire Mouser team to building and maintaining strong customer relationships, while providing exceptional support for our products.

Mouser was selected for its continued leadership in new product introductions, fostering new business opportunities, and developing creative marketing and sales campaigns. The company offers customers the newest products and technologies using its interactive online catalog, which is updated daily and includes more than three million products from 450 manufacturers. As a design engineering resource center, Mouser’s website houses data sheets, application notes, supplier-specific reference designs, technical design information and engineering tools.  The company is a leader in serving the global electronics marketplace, serving more than 375,000 customers in 170 countries.

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.

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