Littelfuse Receives "Perfect Order" Award from Arrow Electronics

CHICAGO, IL - May 10, 2012 - Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS:LFUS), the global leader in circuit protection, announced today that it has been honored with a "Perfect Order" award from Arrow Electronics Inc. Arrow uses this annual awards program to recognize suppliers for their continued commitment to quality and superior customer service. Littelfuse received the award at the 2012 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week.

Arrow is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.

"We are truly honored to be recognized by a company that values customer relationships and shows the same commitment to product quality as we do," said Gordon Hunter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Littelfuse. "We measure our success by our ability to deliver the right circuit protection technology on time, every time, and in perfect condition."

Arrow works with more than 120,000 manufacturers around the world. Littelfuse received its recognition at the silver award level in the passive electromechanical component category.

Arrow recognizes certain suppliers based on their performance in consistently delivering "perfect" orders to customers; for example, delivering the correct products, free from damage, on the expected delivery date and at the correct location. Arrow measures its own order-fulfillment activities using the same perfect-order measurement system.

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 30 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); Protection Relays; PulseGuard® ESD Suppressors; SIDACtor® Devices; Silicon Protection Arrays(SPA(TM)); 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 Centers for safe control and distribution of electricity in mining operations.

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