Littelfuse Announces Agreement for Mouser Electronics to Stock Hamlin Sensors, Switches, and Relays

Deal Will Expand Availability of Hamlin Products

CHICAGO — Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, has reached an agreement with Mouser Electronics, Inc. for Mouser to offer its customers Hamlin Electronics' extensive line of sensors, reed switches, and reed relays.

"Littelfuse has a broad line of innovative products for the electronics industry and Mouser has been a valued partner for many years. With the integration of Hamlin with Littelfuse, we can now offer Mouser's customers an even broader array of options for their electronic design needs," said Deepak Nayar, vice president and general manager, Electronics Business Unit of Littelfuse.

"Mouser is pleased to be able to offer an extensive line of products from Hamlin Electronics," said Keith Privett, Mouser's vice president, supplier management. "Mouser's deal with Hamlin provides our customers with an enhanced selection of industry-leading sensors, reed switches, and reed relays."

Hamlin, which was acquired by Littelfuse in May 2013, is a leader in sensing technology for the automotive, electronics and industrial markets, with technologies including reed, digital and analog Hall Effect. Hamlin products for automotive applications include seat belt, speed, direction and fluid-level sensors that are used to improve overall safety, performance and passenger convenience.  Hamlin sensors are also widely used for monitoring and measurement in consumer products, as well as for performing remote readings of industrial applications, utility meters, fuel monitors and safety interlocks. In addition to its sensor products, Hamlin manufactures a wide range of reed switches and reed relays for applications such as security, telecommunications, automated test equipment, instrumentation, and process control applications. Hamlin products are developed to meet the needs of designers striving to enhance product performance or production processes. For more information, please visit the Hamlin website:

About Mouser

Mouser Electronics—a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.—is one of the industry's fastest growing global catalog and online semiconductor and electronic component distributors. Mouser is a company dedicated to supplying design engineers and buyers with the newest products and leading-edge technologies combined with unsurpassed customer service and worldwide support. For more information, please visit the Mouser website:

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 7,000 employees in more than 35 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website:


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Rhonda Stratton

Marketing Communications Manager

Littelfuse, Inc.


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