Littelfuse Receives High Ranking in 2013 InformationWeek 500

Littelfuse Receives High Ranking in 2013 InformationWeek 500

Annual listing honors the nation's most innovative users of business technology

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, today announced it has been ranked 61st in UBM Tech's 2013 InformationWeek 500, an annual listing recognizing the nation's most innovative users of business technology. This is the sixth straight year the company has earned distinction on the list and the highest ranking it has achieved. Approximately 1,000 companies apply for the recognition each year.

"Our technology team was recognized for the creative way we successfully made a number of improvements in our technology deployments, as well as our efforts to reduce complexity and drive forward standardization, all with a significant reduction in cost," said Ed Earl, Chief Information Officer of Littelfuse. "This is a proud accomplishment for Littelfuse that highlights the efforts of our associates and our ongoing dedication to continuous improvement. Earning 61st among so many large and successful companies throughout the country underscores our commitment to delivering innovative technology solutions to the circuit protection industry."

The InformationWeek 500 recognizes business technology teams that have made a demonstrable impact on how their organizations do business. It's open to companies with revenue of $250 million or more. Companies complete a rigorous application detailing their technology strategies, and a panel of InformationWeek editors determines the ranking by factoring in quantitative and qualitative elements.

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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 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:


Littelfuse, Inc.
Ed Earl, (773) 628-0510
Chief Information Officer

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