Western Automation has been Acquired by Littelfuse

Chicago-based Littelfuse Inc. has acquired Western Automation Research and Development Ltd (Western Automation).

With headquarters in Galway, Western Automation is a designer and manufacturer of electrical shock protection devices which have a broad range of end-uses. The most common use-case is currently in e-Mobility off-board charging infrastructure. The company supplies to blue-chip OEMs around the world and has operations in the UK, Spain, and USA.

“Western Automation is a leading provider of premium technology solutions for electrical fault detection, with an outstanding reputation for innovation, quality and customer service,” said Peter Kim, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Littelfuse Industrial Business. “This acquisition accelerates our growth in e-Mobility off-board charging infrastructure and further expands our capabilities into broader industrial markets and applications where we can better serve our global customer base. We are excited to welcome Western Automation associates to the Littelfuse team as we continue to execute on our long-term growth strategy in an increasingly electrified world.”

Littelfuse is a diversified, industrial technology manufacturing company focused on creating a sustainable and safer world. This acquisition is likely to broaden their R&D efforts, bringing together the unique technology of Western Automation with the manufacturing power of Littelfuse.

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