Bourns China Xiamen Facility Receives General Motors 2013-2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award for Outstanding Performance

RIVERSIDE, Calif., December 17, 2014 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the company's China, Xiamen facility has received the 2013-2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award from General Motors (GM) China. GM's Supplier Quality Excellence Award recognizes key suppliers that have achieved outstanding performance on multiple levels of key performance indicators (KPIs) over the preceding 12 month period. Bourns Xiamen Automotive Division supplies steering angle sensors to GM, and achieved a zero parts per million (PPM) performance as an automotive supplier to GM in 2014. The award ceremony was held at the GM China headquarters in Shanghai on November 12, 2014, and the award was presented to Bourns by Sean Liang, GM China GPSC Director.

GM and China have had a working relationship that has spanned more than nine decades. GM has 10 joint ventures and two wholly-owned foreign enterprises as well as more than 58,000 employees in China. Products are sold under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Opel, Baojun, Wuling and Jiefang brand names.

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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Agency Contact:
Annette Keller
Keller Communication
Company Contact:
David Scofield
Bourns, Inc.
(951) 781-5054
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