Bourns Ziel ist es, ein bedächtiger und verantwortungsvoller Unternehmensbürger zu sein, in den globalen Gemeinschaften, wo unser zu Hause ist und wo wir arbeiten. Wir wollen diese Gemeinschaften durch Einbindung in starken, wissenserweiternden Parnerschaften inspirieren und fördern.

Riverside, CA

Bourns Family Youth Innovation Center

Bourns Family Youth Innovation Center

The Youth Innovation Center is the City of Riverside's newest community center! With state of the art equipment and a mission to help propel Riverside into an innovative tomorrow, the center will offer both free and fee based activities.
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Inland Empire Women in Manufacturing (IEwim) Summit and Job Fair

On May 10, Bourns participated in the Annual Inland Empire Women in Manufacturing Summit and Job Fair at the San Bernardino International Airport. The purpose of the summit is to change the public perception of women in the manufacturing industry, specifically in the Inland Empire.
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STEM LEAPS Learning Labs - R​iverside, CA

For the first time, the Science and Technology Education Partnership (STEP) launched a new program called, “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in Law Enforcement and Public Safety (LEAPS).”
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STEM LEAPS Learning Labs - R​iverside, CA

For the first time, the Science and Technology Education Partnership (STEP) launched a new program called, “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in Law Enforcement and Public Safety (LEAPS).”
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​Heredia, ​Costa Rica


Christmas Gifts for the Children of Puerto Jimenez

Bourns employees collected and donated gifts for children in a local town during the holiday season. Donations from employees were delivered during a celebratory event for the children.

Chihuahua, Mexico


Bourns Actively Supports the Orphanage "Lirio de los Valles" (“Lily of the Valley”)

Bourns has supported the orphanage "Lirio de los Valles" which houses an average of 150 children and has provided lunch every weekend since 2003. Bourns collects tennis shoes to donate to the children

Housing Expansion Program

Bourns, along with the Index Foundation (Maquila Association), supports a program to help employees build additions to their homes. This is made possible from revenue generated from the donation of recycled materials. The beneficiaries are employees with high performance and seniority within the company.

Educational Institutions Visiting Program

Bourns gives guided tours and presentations about the company for institutions of higher learning, such as the Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (UACH) and other technical institutions. The tours are focused on showing students what is required to work in the automotive industry in Mexico.

Red Cross Support

Bourns has supported the Red Cross with donations on a yearly basis. The donations help people who have suffered an accident, gone through a natural disaster or are involved in other circumstances in which they need help.

Bedford, UK


Flatout in the Fens

Bourns participates in Flatout in the Fens to support the local organization, Headway Bedford. The organization supports people who have acquired a brain injury. Bourns’ team of cyclists completed approximately 600 miles and raised about £3000.
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Apprenticeship Ambassadors

Bourns’ Apprenticeship Ambassadors attend a variety of events to speak to students and parents about the value of Bourns’ apprenticeship program. They share their own experiences working at Bourns.
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Keech Hospice Bedford Midnight Walk

Bourns raised approximately £3700 to support Keech Hospice Care. Keech Hospice Care provides care for adults and children with life-limiting conditions and terminal illnesses.

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Race for Life 2015

Bourns employees and their families participate in the Race for Life 2015 raising £600 for cancer research.

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Ride London Surrey

The 100-mile cycle route, Ride London Surrey, raised money for The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital located in Greater London, United Kingdom. With the generous support and sponsorship from family, friends, and work colleagues Bourns employee, Joe, raised £1500 for the cause.

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Supporting Local Schools/Students

Bourns actively participates in school events across Bedford for students interested in engineering. We attend the annual Careers Day at Bedford Modern School.

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Arkwright Scholarships Trust

Bourns supports students through the registered charity, Arkwright Scholarships Trust, which administers scholarships to students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The sponsored students attends Bourns to gain invaluable work experience and ​are mentored by our own Apprenticeship Ambassadors. Students build their understanding of the world of work, engineering and the benefits of undertaking an Apprenticeship or Traineeship.

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Taufkirchen, Germany


Red Cross First Aid Campaign

Bourns supports the Red Cross First Aid campaign with advertising.

Polizei – Malbuch für Kinder – Umgang Mit Fremden

Bourns unterstützt diese Kampagne für abecedarian durch Werbung.


Plakatkampagne des Sportsklubs Taufkirchen

Bourns unterstützt den einheimischen S​portsklub in Taufkirchen durch Werbung.


Musikschule e.V. Taufkirchen Werbekampagne

Bourns unterstützt den einheimischen Musikschule-Verein Taufkirchen durch Werbung.


Sports Club Taufkirchen – We actively help to save lives

Bourns supports the local sports club in Taufkirchen through advertising for defibrillator installations in the sports area.


Chance-Euro – an initiative of the Foundation of German Economics

Bourns, one among many other companies, is supporting this 1 Euro initiative per employee per year to help young talents on their way to a successful education. It’s our social responsibility to assist the younger generation which is our future junior staff.
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Ajka, Hungary


Summer Practice

Students from the University of Pannonia have the choice to participate in a 6-week summer practice at Bourns. During the program, students have the opportunity to use their theoretical knowledge gained at the university in the day-to-day operations in Bourns’ process, quality and development engineering teams.


Trial Interviews with Bourns’ Department of Human Resources

Bourns’ Human Resources department conducts trial job interviews to help interested candidates identify what kind of job would be a good fit for them.


Volunteering in the Community

The Bourns team in Ajka participates in a variety of green initiatives to help keep the community clean. They also volunteer at local schools and organizations. To name a few projects, they have helped restore a local playground, provided assistance in school classrooms and have attended other fundraising activities supporting the community.

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Dual Training

Bourns collaborates with students studying mechanical, electronic and mechatronic engineering at the University of Pannonia in Veszprém, Hungary. This Dual Training was introduced in Hungary in 2015. Bourns is accepting its first three dual students in September, 2016. The students will study different engineering subjects (measuring techniques, quality assurance, electronic measuring devices and methods, etc.) at the Bourns plant based on day-to-day operations. They will spend 20-22 weeks at Bourns in every semester.

Taipei, Taiwan


Forest Gan Road Run 2016

Bourns employees participated in the Forest Gan Road Run in Taipei, Taiwan to support organizations for people with vison impairment. The purpose of this event is to support the visually impaired and raise awareness for health, welfare, and care.


2016 LET'S RUN Charity Event

Bourns employees plan on participating in the Let’s Run 2016 charity event on October 29, 2016. This event supports an after-school charity program for economically disadvantaged children by offering classes, homework tutoring, character building, talent development, and family care.

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Blood Donation Activity

On January 3, 2017, more than 50 Bourns employees participated in a blood donation activity. 71 packs of blood (250cc/pack) were donated and the City Councilor who sponsors the event was in attendance.