During its 90-year history, Littelfuse has evolved to be the No. 1 circuit protection brand in the world with well-established and growing platforms in power control and sensing technologies. Today, the company offers the industry’s most diverse and extensive portfolio of products—fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays, sensors and more—serving the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. Through design, engineering and technical expertise, the company partners with customers to solve complex business problems and deliver business results wherever electrical energy is used. Littelfuse Suzhou Co, Ltd. is one of five Littelfuse production sites in China, manufacturing products for the company’s electronics and automotive business units.
The AME assessment team highlighted Littelfuse Suzhou’s commitment to lean, continuous improvement and learning. The assessors praised its quality management system, which is set up to meet or exceed customer requirements. Registered as ISO 9001 in 1998, the entire plant was certified in 2016 to TS 16949 for the passenger car product line. In 2012, the Suzhou plant began the gap analysis towards Volkswagen Quality Capability Suppliers Assessment for VDA6.3. In 2014, they received the A-level award for Volkswagen and were recognized by Shanghai General Motors as an A-level supplier in 2016. The team also praised the facility’s excellent coaching and mentoring program which has seen ongoing improvements since its introduction in 2015.