Bourns Ultra-Low Capacitance TVS Diode Array for Gb Ethernet Ports

RIVERSIDE, Calif., August 8, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today introduced a TVS diode array designed to provide effective surge protection in high-speed communication port and sensitive transceiver applications. The Bourns® Model CDDFN10-2574N TVS diode array features a DFN10 package that uses a flow-through layout to enable minimal impedance change, which is a critical requirement for high-speed ports such as Gigabit Ethernet (GbE). Furthermore, its ultra-low capacitance of only 1.7 picofarads minimizes signal degradation on each channel.

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Bourns Adds New High-Temperature PPTC Resettable Fuses to its Multifuse Line

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 19, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has added new AEC-Q200 certified high-temperature Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) resettable fuses to its successful line of Multifuse® products. Offered in 1206 and 1210 (3014 and 3024 metric) surface mount packages and featuring operating temperatures up to 125 °C, Bourns designed the miniature sized MF-NSHT and MF-USHT series as ideal circuit protection solutions for automotive systems, and to provide superior resettable fault protection for a new generation of high density boards in industrial, telecom and consumer electronics that also must operate in elevated temperatures.

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Bourns Expands Successful Line of Multifuse® Ultra-Low Resistance Surface Mount PPTC Resettable Fuses

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 18, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has expanded its successful line of ultra-low resistance Multifuse® Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) resettable fuses. Bourns is introducing the new model series MF-PSML (0805 size) while adding new low-profile devices to the company's existing MF-NSML (1206 size) and MF-USML (1210 size) series products. Bourns is extensively increasing its Multifuse® product line to provide design engineers with a breadth of low-resistance overcurrent and thermal circuit protection solutions that meet their space-constrained application requirements.

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Bourns Expands Motorized Slide Potentiometer Line for Professional Audio and Lighting Applications

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 12, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has expanded its industry-leading line of professional audio and lighting products with a 60mm motorized slide potentiometer. The feature-rich Bourns® Model PSP60 is designed to meet space constraints, longer lifespan and frequent adjustment requirements of automated professional audio mixing consoles, broadcast mixing consoles, and professional lighting consoles and controllers.

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Bourns Honors Arrow Electronics as North American Broadline Distributor of the Year

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 27, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has named global technology solutions provider Arrow Electronics as its 2016 North American Broadline Distributor of the Year and honored Arrow with a “35 Years of Service” award. Bourns recognized Arrow for its implementation of lean six sigma practices that attracted an increasing customer base for Bourns® products, which resulted in outstanding year-over-year sales growth.

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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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