Bourns Recognized by GM for Outstanding On-Time Shipping Performance

Riverside, Calif., January 21, 2014 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the company's Chihuahua, Mexico facility received the 2013 Gold Award for Outstanding On-Time Shipping Performance from General Motors (GM) Customer Care and Aftersales, the automaker's automotive parts and service operation. The Gold Award recognizes key suppliers that have achieved a 99 percent or higher on-time shipping performance over the preceding 12 months. Bourns supplies wheel speed sensors and transmission sensors to GM, and achieved a 99.2 percent fill rate for leading automotive manufacturer in 2013.

"On-time shipping performance, quality products and superior customer service positions Bourns as a leading supplier of automotive solutions for today's aftermarket," said Sergio Valencia, Plant Manager at Bourns, Inc. "I want to commend and congratulate our automotive division team members who worked diligently with almost daily meetings to deliver outstanding on-time results. This recognition serves to reinforce our commitment to provide superior service and industry-leading products that best support the ongoing needs of our automotive market customers."

Bourns designs, develops and manufactures an extensive range of innovative and cost-effective automotive position, speed and torque sensors in its world-class facilities positioned throughout the globe. The company's research and development combined with its close collaboration with customers ensures Bourns customized products meet the strict requirements set for the automotive industry.

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 (low/medium risk), audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at

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Annette Keller
Keller Communication
Company Contact:
David Scofield
Bourns, Inc.
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