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 TrimpotĀ® trimming potentiometer, which remains the industry standard used to perform accurate circuit adjustments in a wide range of electronic equipment.

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