Bourns Awarded a Best Supplier of 2016 by SPDEI, the French Association of Electronic Components Distributors

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 21, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has received a Best Supplier of 2016 Award from Syndicat Professionnel de la Distribution en Electronique Industrielle (SPDEI), the French association of electronic components distributors. The award was given to Bourns as one of the four top suppliers of passive components supporting the French market. The SPDEI award acknowledges suppliers based on five key criteria that include partnership with distributors, technology and service innovation, profitability for distributors, allocating resources and providing protection and traceability of design. For 70 years, Bourns has provided the ground-breaking technologies necessary to solve tough design challenges offering one of the industry’s broadest lines of circuit protection, circuit conditioning and motion control products.

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Bourns Named as a 2017 Preferred Supplier Award Recipient by Flex

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 19, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has been named a 2017 Preferred Supplier award recipient by Flex. Flex is an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company known for designing and building “Intelligent Products for a Connected World™”. Flex’s procurement and supply chain employees selected Bourns as a preferred supplier recognizing the company for its outstanding performance, strategic value-add, excellent service, innovation and supportive collaboration. This is the second award for Bourns from Flex in their 10-year relationship.

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Bourns Marks 70 Years of Innovation

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 13, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, is marking 70 years of electronic components innovation. Bourns was founded on July 7, 1947 by Marlan and Rosemary Bourns. The pioneering couple invented a product to accurately determine an aircraft's pitch attitude solving a crucial problem that helped make aeronautics safer. Setting a strong technological foundation for growth in 1952, Bourns introduced the first Trimpot® trimming potentiometer, which remains the industry standard used to perform accurate circuit adjustments in a wide range of electronic equipment.

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Bourns Receives TTI 2016 Global Operations Excellence Award

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 6, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has received TTI's Global Operations Excellence Award. For the second consecutive year, Bourns has won this prestigious award. In its sixth year, the Global Operations Excellence Award recognizes the supplier who earns the award in all three TTI regions – Americas, EMEA, and Asia, and who scores the highest total points globally. TTI's Supplier Excellence Award program measures on-time delivery, receiving quality, customer-reported quality, administrative quality, operations and business systems as well as quantifying sales and management support performance.

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Bourns Space, Volume-saving FLAT® GDT Selected by Phoenix Contact for their Newest TERMITRAB Complete Surge Protection Device

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 31, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that Phoenix Contact, a leader in the development of future-oriented components, systems, and solutions, has selected the Bourns® Model 2017 Series FLAT® GDT for its TERMITRAB Complete product, which Phoenix Contact boasts is the world's thinnest surge protection device (SPD). The space and volume-saving breakthroughs made in the Bourns® FLAT® GDT design are a major contributing factor that enabled Phoenix Contact to significantly reduce the size and profile of its latest SPD to a mere 3.5 mm wide.

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Bourns to Demonstrate 90% Efficient High Power Converter Suitable for Next-Generation Consumer Appliances and Motor Drives at PCIM 2017

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, will showcase the company's extensive capabilities in high power, high frequency magnetics design, high power current sensing and circuit protection for consumer, automotive, industrial and communications applications at the PCIM Europe 2017 conference. Bourns engineered its broad line of high current shunt resistors, high power converters and custom transformer solutions to incorporate the extremely efficient technologies developers need to meet next-generation battery management system (BMS), smart switch and battery storage application requirements.

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Bourns Recognized by General Motors as a 2016 Supplier of the Year Winner

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has been named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors. The awards were made during GM’s 25th annual Supplier of the Year ceremony held on March 31 in Orlando, Florida. Bourns supplies wheel speed sensors and transmission sensors to GM.

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Bourns Expands Multifuse PPTC Line with Smaller Size Models Offering Extended Operating Current

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the expansion of its successful MF-RG Series Multifuse® Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) Resettable Fuse product line. The eight new MF-RG Series models extend the maximum operating current of the series from 3 A to 11 A, and are a smaller size compared to Bourns' existing through-hole Multifuse® products (MF-R, MF-RX), thus delivering a space saving and thermal advantage resulting in a higher performing circuit protection solution.

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Bourns Announces Industry's First Surface Mount Miniature Resettable Thermal Cutoff (TCO) Devices for Battery Cell Protection

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the industry’s first surface mount Miniature Resettable Thermal Cutoff (TCO) devices. Bourns' new Model SA Series TCO battery protection solutions are compatible with surface mount reflow soldering methods, which eliminate supply chain steps and streamline the manufacturing process.

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Bourns Significantly Expands Line of Sulfur-Resistant Fixed Resistor Products

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, has significantly expanded its portfolio of sulfur-resistant fixed resistor products. Added are eight new thick film precision chip resistors designed to operate in harsh environments where there are high levels of sulfur contamination. The new Bourns® resistor products give developers of industrial, IT and telecom applications increased product lifespan compared to standard film resistors when exposed to a sulfurous gas environment. In tests conducted by Bourns comparing its standard film resistors to its new sulfur-resistant film resistors, Bourns' sulfur-resistant resistors provided 20 times greater operating lifespan over its standard device.

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