Bourns Awarded TTI 2017 Supplier Excellence Award at the Highest Platinum Level for the Fifth Successive Year

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 30, 2018 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that for the fifth successive year Bourns' operations worldwide were awarded the TTI 2017 Supplier Excellence Award at the highest Platinum level. To achieve the Platinum level award, TTI requires the supplier to earn five consecutive years of award recognition as well as continuous recognition each year to maintain Platinum status.

Bourns' Asia and EMEA operations were separately awarded TTI's Supplier Excellence Award at the top Platinum level. In addition, and for the second consecutive year, Bourns Asia received TTI's Best Quality Award for the supplier who scored highest in each of the quality categories. Also noteworthy is that in the Americas, Bourns has earned the TTI Supplier Excellence Award for 15 years in a row. The awards were given at the TTI Supplier Executive Breakfast meeting held during the Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

"On behalf of the TTI team, I'd like to express our sincere thanks to Bourns as a supplier that embraces and dedicates its professional resources to work with us assisting TTI in building a stronger organization, improving quality performance, and providing excellent service for our customers," said Melanie Pizzey, Vice President Global Business Operations at TTI, Inc. "Since 1995, it has been our ongoing goal that these awards elevate performance for both TTI and our suppliers. Every year the criteria becomes more challenging as we strive for continuous quality and service improvements across the board."

"We are honored to be recognized once again as a leading supplier partner to TTI. This acknowledgement inspires the Bourns team to consistently commit to providing the highest levels of service to TTI and our mutual customers," said Kelly Vogt, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Bourns, Inc. "At Bourns, we greatly value the strong relationship we have built with TTI over our long working history. It has proven to be a success in our ability to continually better serve the technology needs of our collective worldwide customer base."

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 electronics 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 two million cubic feet of dedicated warehouse space containing over 850,000 component part numbers. Along with its subsidiaries, Mouser Electronics, Sager Electronics, and Symmetry Electronics, TTI employs over 5,400 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 (low/medium risk), audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at

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