Littelfuse and Arrow Electronics sign new EMEA distribution agreement

LittlefuseLittelfuse, Inc., ( the global leader in circuit protection, today announced it has signed a new distribution agreement for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) with Arrow Electronics Inc. (, a global provider of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.

The new agreement builds on the already strong global relationship between Littelfuse and Arrow. It consolidates the presence of Littelfuse across the EMEA region and opens new markets to Littelfuse, including the Middle East and Africa.

“We are pleased to expand our relationship with Arrow in Europe, the Middle East and Africa,” said Ian Highley, Vice President & General Manager Semiconductor Products for Littelfuse. “Our unparalleled circuit- protection expertise, industry’s deepest and broadest portfolio of products and best-in-class technical support, combined with Arrow’s global distribution network and broad range of customers, provide growth opportunities for both companies.”

“Our successful relationship with Littelfuse builds on the company’s excellent products and solutions, as well as Arrow’s commitment to providing a high level of service to our customers,” said Matthias Jeck, Senior Group Manager Passive Product Management EMEA, Arrow Electronics. “We look forward to strengthening our relationship even further.”

The new agreement comes after Littelfuse received Arrow’s “Supplier Excellence Award” and “Largest Sales Growth Award” in September 2012. Littelfuse nominated Arrow for its “Volume Distributor of the Year” award in June 2012.