Littelfuse Named One of the Best Places to Work in Illinois

Company recognized by award program for the sixth consecutive year

CHICAGO, May 23, 2017Littelfuse, Inc.,the global leader in circuit protection, today announced it has been named as one of the 2017 "Best Places to Work in Illinois" in the large employer category. This is the sixth consecutive year the company has been recognized by this awards program.

“Littelfuse is proud to be honored for its ongoing efforts to be an employer of choice,” said Dave Heinzmann, president and chief executive officer of Littelfuse. “I attribute this recognition to the commitment and dedication of our associates, and thank them for their ongoing efforts to make our company a great place to work.”

The awards program is promoted by The Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, MRA-The Management Association, the Small Business Advocacy Council, the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group.

The statewide survey and awards program identifies, recognizes and honors the best places of employment in Illinois, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The Best Places to Work in Illinois ranking is determined by a two-part process. The first part consists of evaluating workplace policies, practices and demographics, worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation.

The second part consists of an employee survey to measure the employee experience, worth approximately 75 percent of the total evaluation. The process is managed by Best Companies Group, which establishes programs to recognize companies with a superior workplace. The organization analyzes and evaluates the data 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 global customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays and sensors. Littelfuse has over 10,000 employees in more than 40 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website: