Highly automated facility in the Philippines reinforces commitment
to customer-focused innovation
CHICAGO, NOVEMBER 10, 2020 — Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), a global manufacturer of leading technologies in circuit protection, power control and sensing, announced today that it recently shipped its first power semiconductor modules from the company’s new power semiconductor assembly plant in Lipa City, the Philippines.
“Shipping our first product from our new facility is an important milestone that highlights the hard work of our team and their commitment to serving our customers,” said Chad Marak, Vice President, Littelfuse Power Semiconductor Business. “Our investment in this highly automated facility is a critical part of our long-term growth strategy and will help us expand our power semiconductor capabilities as we deliver the highest quality, most reliable components in the industry.”
Following a comprehensive qualification process, the facility completed its first readiness phase with a flawless product launch and shipment of power semiconductor modules. Additional build and qualification phases remain on track for completion by the end of 2021.
This is the company’s third manufacturing facility in the Philippines. The facility will add capabilities for assembly and test operations for power semiconductor modules to the sensor and circuit protection technologies currently manufactured there.
Littelfuse Philippines operations have a long-established reputation for operational excellence and were recognized with the 2018 AME Excellence Award from the Association for Manufacturing Excellence. The AME Excellence Award recognizes manufacturing plants that have demonstrated excellence in manufacturing and business, acknowledging continuous improvement, best practices, creativity and innovation.
Littelfuse (NASDAQ: LFUS) is a global manufacturer of leading technologies in circuit protection, power control and sensing. Serving over 100,000 end customers, our products are found in automotive and commercial vehicles, industrial applications, data and telecommunications, medical devices, consumer electronics and appliances. Our 11,000 worldwide associates partner with customers to design, manufacture and deliver innovative, high-quality solutions, for a safer, greener and increasingly connected world — everywhere, every day. Learn more at Littelfuse.com.
Head of Corporate Communications