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Bourns® IsoMOV™ Protectors Win 2021 Electronic Products Passives Product of the Year Award

RIVERSIDE, Calif., February 1, 2022 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that its IsoMOV™ protectors have won the Electronic Products 2021 Product of the Year Award for Passives. Bourns® IsoMOV™ hybrid protection component was singled out as a significant breakthrough in MOV device design. The fully integrated GDT and MOV hybrid design provides an innovative protection solution that solves MOV degradation issues while delivering considerably enhanced surge performance, operational life and device reliability.

The magazine's annual Product of the Year awards, now in its 46th year, recognize outstanding products that represent a significant advancement in a technology or its application, an exceptionally innovative design, a substantial achievement in price/performance, improvements in design performance or an increase in the potential for new product designs. Electronic Products editors evaluated more than 150 products from 10 categories.

"On behalf of all of us at Bourns, I want to congratulate the IsoMOV™ protector development team for winning this prestigious award. We are already seeing great interest from our worldwide customers who are learning about the compelling benefits of our exceptional IsoMOV™ technology," said Gordon Bourns, Chairman of the Board and CEO at Bourns. "It is a great honor to be selected by the knowledgeable editors at Electronic Products from among other excellent passive components, and we are thrilled to receive their highly-respected recognition."

"I commend the entire team that made IsoMOV™ protectors possible and for their success in remedying a complex circuit protection issue for designers. This efficient design gives designers a space-saving, higher performing and generally less expensive option. No longer will engineers have to make trade-offs in order to meet their protection needs," said Craig Shipley, Vice President/General Manager of Bourns Circuit Protection Division. "We are very excited to win Product of the Year as it reinforces our spirit of accomplishment in developing advanced components that provide outstanding value to our customers and enhance their applications today and in the future."

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.
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