Littelfuse To Move Chicago-Area Operations

Littelfuse Inc., Des Plaines, Ill., plans to transfer its Chicago-area production and distribution operations to low-cost overseas sites.

The company expects to generate approximately $10 million in annual savings once the transition is completed.

Littelfuse said manufacturing operations in the Des Plaines facility will be moved to existing company locations in Mexico for automotive products and the Philippines for electronic products.

The company employs about 600 peo

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