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Littelfuse Honors Arrow Electronics for Channel Excellence as Volume Distributor in 2015

By Business Wire News   


Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, has awarded Arrow Electronics its 2015 Channel Excellence Award for Volume Distribution. Littelfuse presented the award to Arrow, a global leader in electronics distribution, at the recent 2016 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“Arrow Electronics delivered outstanding sales growth for Littelfuse during 2015,” noted Littelfuse president and chief executive officer Gordon Hunter. “As a strategic global channel partner, we consider Arrow Electronics crucial to our ongoing success. This award recognizes the exceptional service and value they deliver to our mutual customers around the world.”

Littelfuse selects the winner of the Channel Excellence Award for Volume Distribution based on several channel excellence performance metrics. These criteria include overall sales and customer growth, focus product sales, number of design wins, the level of communication and creative marketing applied to Littelfuse solutions, and the overall quality of the Littelfuse-distributor relationship.

“Arrow is honored to receive the Channel Excellence Award as the fastest growing volume distributor for Littelfuse in 2015,” said Alan Bird, president of Arrow’s Americas components business. “Arrow and Littelfuse have a 25-year history of working together, and Arrow looks forward to many more years of successful collaboration on behalf of our customers.”

Picture (Starting from left): Dawn Manhart, director, Americas channel sales, Littelfuse; Alan Bird, president, Arrow North America components; Gordon Hunter, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Littelfuse.

For high resolution image click here: Littelfuse congratulates Arrow Electronics on winning the Channel Excellence Award

About Arrow

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, with 2015 sales of $23.28 billion. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations serving over 85 countries.

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 10,000 employees in more than 40 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit

Littelfuse, Inc.
Rhonda Stratton, 773-628-0644
Global Marketing Communications Manager


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