Exemplifying its Outstanding Electronic Component Support, Bourns Wins All Categories of the TTI Supplier Excellence Awards

Bourns is First Supplier to Receive TTI Diamond Awards for All Three Operating Regions, and earn TTI's Global Operations Excellence Award a Seventh Out of 11 Years

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 5, 2022 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that the Company has earned each of the award categories of the highly-respected TTI 2021 Supplier Excellence Awards. Taking the top honors, Bourns is the first supplier to earn the TTI Diamond Award in all three of TTI's operating regions – Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa, and Asia. Bourns also earned the Global Operations Excellence Award in 2021 for a record seventh year out of eleven years it has been awarded and the Platinum Level Supplier Excellence Award in the Americas for the fourteenth straight year. Bourns also earned the 2021 Platinum Level Supplier Excellence Awards in EMEA and in Asia.

TTI, Inc. initiated the Global Operations Excellence Award to honor the supplier who scores the highest total points globally from a rigorous set of performance criteria as determined in each of TTI's three operating regions. The Platinum Level Supplier Excellence Awards are given in each of TTI's three operating regions for sustaining a high level of performance for more than five consecutive years. The TTI Diamond Awards are given each year to the supplier with the highest overall point achievement in each of TTI's three operating regions.

TTI announced the awards during its virtual ceremony held on May 4.

"To sweep all of the TTI Supplier Excellence Awards is truly a monumental accomplishment by Bourns! We congratulate the Company for continuing to raise their commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and continuous process improvements across their global operations," said Melanie Pizzey, TTI Vice President Global Business Operations. "We set the bar pretty high in terms of performance criteria and Bourns met every challenge. It is especially meaningful to recognize Bourns in their 75th anniversary year. We very much appreciate the efforts of the entire Bourns team for their extraordinary worldwide support especially during this period of heavy demand and supply chain challenges."

"My parents, Marlan and Rosemary Bourns, established our core values to provide our customers with excellent quality and responsive service when they started Bourns Laboratories in their garage in Pasadena, California 75 years ago," said Gordon Bourns, Chairman and CEO of Bourns, Inc. "Three years ago, I challenged the Bourns Team to earn all three of the TTI Diamond Awards, to make Bourns a better supplier for all our customers worldwide. I am grateful for the contributions that every Bourns Team Member has made to earn this most prestigious set of industry awards by achieving the highest levels of supplier excellence based on the strict TTI criteria. During our thirty-eight year partnership, TTI has played a key role in helping Bourns build its competitive leadership. The Bourns Team looks forward to further improving our ability to serve TTI and our mutual customers."

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 1.9 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 over 6,000 employees and is represented in over 100 locations throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information about TTI, visit

*RoHS Directive 2015/863, Mar 31, 2015 and Annex.

**Bourns considers a product to be "halogen free" if (a) the Bromine (Br) content is 900 ppm or less; (b) the Chlorine (Cl) content is 900 ppm or less; and (c) the total Bromine (Br) and Chlorine (Cl) content is 1500 ppm or less.

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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