Global Quality Certifications

ISO Certifications

Littelfuse was the very first U.S. fuse manufacturer to attain ISO 9001 certification. This certification pertains to quality management systems at our Des Plaines, Illinois headquarters location, ISO 9002 certification was awarded to the electrical power fuse manufacturing facility in Arcola, Illinois, in 1992. Our electronic fuse manufacturing facility in Centralia, Illinois earned its ISO 9002 certification in 1993. In addition to these domestic certifications, Littelfuse has been awarded ISO certifications for its facilities in England and Switzerland in 1998 and 1990, respectively.

Littelfuse was also one of the first circuit manufacturers to meet the requirements of TS 16949. The standard ISO/TS 16949 is supported and recognized by the major European and American automobile manufactures: BMW, Daimler Chrysler, FIAT, Ford, General Motors, Peugeot – Citroen, Renault and Volkswagen. This international standard promotes the adoption of a process approach when developing, implementing and improving the effectiveness of a quality management system, to enhance customer satisfaction by meeting customer requirements.