Littelfuse Recognizes Future Electronics for Outstanding Distributor Performance

Chicago, IL, May 26, 2010 - Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS:LFUS) the global leader in circuit protection, today announced it has presented Future Electronics with a Littelfuse North American Distribution award in recognition of its outstanding performance in 2009.

Future Electronics, of Montreal, Canada, received the Volume Distributor of the Year award for its leadership in product introductions, new business opportunities and design registrations, and creative marketing and sales campaigns.

Gordon Hunter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Littelfuse commented, "We are pleased to present this award to Future Electronics in recognition of their stronger-than-market sales performance in 2009. Future Electronics is a highly respected global distributor with a broad geographic reach and extensive experience in the electronic components industry. Their commitment to the circuit protection market, and to Littelfuse, is outstanding. Future Electronics is an important contributor to our success and we value our strong relationship with the company and its excellent team of employees."

"We are proud to receive this award from Littelfuse," said Anthony Alberga, Vice President of Future Electronics. "As the leader in circuit protection, Littelfuse has a broad and deep product portfolio that enables us to provide our customers with the latest components and technologies for their electronic applications. Our strong relationship with Littelfuse has helped us to grow our business and enhance our reputation as a leading global supplier of the highest quality electronic products."

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.

For more information, please visit the Littelfuse web site at

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a world class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components. Having served the electronics industry for 40 years, Future Electronics is uniquely positioned as the only truly global distributor of electronic components supporting customers of all sizes. Future Electronics currently operates in 169 locations in 41 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia, with its corporate headquarters in Montreal, Canada.

For more information, please visit the Future Electronics web site at


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