Scoring the Highest Points Globally for the Fifth Time, Bourns Earns the TTI 2019 Global Operations Excellence Award

Additional TTI 2019 Awards Include Supplier Excellence Award at the Platinum Level for Bourns America, Diamond Award for Bourns EMEA and Best Quality Award for Bourns Asia

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 18, 2020 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that for the fifth time in nine years the company has earned the prestigious TTI, Inc. 2019 Global Operations Excellence Award. TTI presents the Global Operations Excellence Award to the supplier which scores the highest total points globally in all three of the distributor's operating regions – Americas, EMEA, and Asia.

Bourns also received the 2019 Americas Supplier Excellence Award at the Platinum level. The Platinum award is the highest award level given by TTI and requires five consecutive years of award recognition, and continuous achievement each year to maintain Platinum status. In addition, Bourns Europe received the TTI Diamond Award for the highest overall points attained in the EMEA region, and Bourns Asia earned the TTI Best Quality Award for the Asia region.

"We started the Supplier Excellence program to acknowledge our suppliers' performance with regard to on-time delivery, receiving quality, customer-reported quality, administrative quality, operations and business systems," said Melanie Pizzey, TTI Vice President Global Business Operations. "It is quite an impressive accomplishment that Bourns has earned the global award five out of nine years against some tough competition. On behalf of TTI, we congratulate the dedicated Bourns team for their demonstrated global consistency and enduring commitment to continuous improvement and exceptional customer service."

"We are extremely proud to receive again this significant award from TTI, which has established itself as the leading electronics component specialist and the world's largest distributor of passive components. Extraordinary teamwork provided by the entire Bourns organization made this remarkable global achievement possible for a record fifth time," said Kelly Vogt, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Bourns, Inc. "I want to thank everyone at Bourns who continually makes world-class customer service, operational excellence and delivering the highest quality products an integral part of our business 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 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 over 2 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space containing over 850,000 component part numbers. Along with its subsidiaries, Mouser Electronics, Sager Electronics, and TTI Semiconductor Group, TTI employs more than 7,000 people at more than 133 locations throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. 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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Bourns, Inc.
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