Bourns Receives TTI 2015 Global Operations Excellence Award Earning the Highest Points Globally in Americas, Europe and Asia

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 10, 2016 – Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has received TTI’s Global Operations Excellence Award, which recognizes the supplier scoring the highest total points globally in all three TTI regions – Americas, Europe and Asia. In addition, for the third year in a row, Bourns was honored with the TTI Supplier Excellence Award at the Platinum Level for its Americas, European and Asia operations. The Platinum level is given to companies that have five consecutive years of award recognition, and must maintain Platinum status. TTI created its Supplier Excellence Award program to uphold supplier quality at all levels including receiving, customer-reported and administrative quality, and on-time delivery supported by reliable operations and business systems.

Also for the third consecutive year, Bourns’ European operations were awarded TTI’s Diamond Award for the highest overall point achievement. The award ceremony will be held at the TTI Executive Breakfast Briefing during the EDS Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

“TTI is pleased to present this year’s Global Operations Excellence award to Bourns, Inc. This is the fifth year we have presented the Global Operations Excellence Award, and Bourns has contributed greatly to our commitment of supplying the right parts at the exact time our customers need them,” said Melanie Pizzey, Vice President Global Business Operations at TTI, Inc. “Bourns worked diligently throughout the year to support TTI in all three regions, and we commend Bourns’ employees for their outstanding quality and on-time delivery performance.”

“Our performance worldwide with TTI represents a tremendous achievement for our channel sales team. Bourns is honored to be acknowledged for our ongoing excellence as a supplier partner, and is proud to share this series of awards with our deserving team,” said Kelly Vogt, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Bourns, Inc. “Going forward, we know we can never rest on our laurels as continuous improvement is a hallmark of the Bourns culture.”

About TTI

TTI, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized, specialty distributor of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components and the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronic manufacturers worldwide. Broader and deeper inventory, leading-edge products and custom supply chain solutions have established TTI as the leading specialist in electronic component distribution. Globally, the company maintains 1.2 million cubic feet of dedicated warehouse space containing over 850,000 component part numbers. Along with its subsidiaries, Mouser Electronics and Sager Electronics, TTI employs more than 4,700 employees and is represented in over 100 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about TTI, visit

About Bourns

Bourns, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of position and speed sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic components, microelectronic modules, panel controls and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, California, USA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including automotive, industrial, consumer, communications, non-critical life support medical, audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at

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