Littelfuse Ranks #6 in Large Company Category in Best Places to Work in Illinois Program

Chicago, May 14, 2014Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, today announced it ranked 6th out of 16 finalists in the 2014 “Best Places to Work in Illinois” Large Employer Category.  This is the third consecutive year Littelfuse has been recognized in the program, which is promoted by The Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce and the Workforce Boards of Metropolitan Chicago, and managed by Best Companies Group.

“This is the highest ranking we have achieved in the three years we have participated in the Best Places to Work in Illinois program.  We are proud to be honored along with other leading Illinois companies and to be recognized for our ongoing efforts to make Littelfuse a great place to work.  The success of our company is a direct result of the hard work and dedication of our associates and we greatly value their contributions,” said Gordon Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of Littelfuse.

The statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Illinois, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses.  The Best Places to Work in Illinois ranking was determined by a two-part process.  The first part consisted of evaluating workplace policies, practices and demographics, worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation.  The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience, worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation.  Best Companies Group managed the process, analyzed the data and used its expertise to determine the final rankings.

About Littelfuse
Founded in 1927, Littelfuse is the world leader in circuit protection with growing global platforms in power control and sensing.  The company serves customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays and sensors.  Littelfuse has over 7,500 employees in more than 35 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.  For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website: