Littelfuse Receives Supplier Excellence Award From TTI, Inc.

CHICAGO, June 3, 2010 - Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS), the global leader in circuit protection, today announced it has received a Supplier Excellence Award from TTI, Inc., a major customer and one of the world's leading electronics distributors. Littelfuse received the award at the 2010 Electronic Distribution Show in Las Vegas, the premier event for the electronics industry.

The TTI supplier award program uses quality measurements to assess each supplier for their on-time delivery, customer service, operational excellence and other performance factors. "Congratulations to Littelfuse for its outstanding achievement in receiving the Supplier Excellence Award for the first time. The economic situation in 2009 created some great challenges for our industry, but Littelfuse continued to maintain high levels of service and quality. We are pleased to recognize the hard work and support of one of our most valued suppliers," said Melanie Pizzey, TTI Vice President of Global Product Operations.

Gordon Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of Littelfuse, commented, "We are very proud to receive this recognition from TTI. To rank as one of TTI's top suppliers is a compliment to our entire organization and evidence of our commitment to develop innovative circuit protection solutions and services that meet the unique needs of our customers. We look forward to building on this success to strengthen our relationship with TTI in 2010 and beyond."

About Littelfuse

Littelfuse is the worldwide leader in circuit protection, offering the industry's broadest and deepest portfolio of circuit protection products and solutions. Backed by industry-leading technical support, design and manufacturing expertise Littelfuse products are vital components in virtually every product that uses electrical energy, including portable and consumer electronics, automobiles, industrial equipment and telecom/datacom circuits. In addition to its Chicago, Illinois, world headquarters, Littelfuse has over 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); Protection Relays; PulseGuard® ESD Suppressors; SIDACtor® Devices; Silicon Protection Arrays(TM)(SPAs); Switching Thyristors; TVS Diodes and Varistors.

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About TTI, Inc.

TTI, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty distributor of passive, interconnect, electromechanical and discrete components. TTI is the distributor of choice for electronic manufacturers worldwide. TTI's extensive product line includes: resistors, capacitors, connectors, potentiometers, trimmers, magnetic circuit protection, filters, relays, switches, sensors and discrete semiconductor devices. TTI is recognized as the industry's leader in service and quality and provides a broad array of supply chain services to its customer base. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, TTI employs 2,000 with more than 50 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

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