Bourns Singled Out Again for the Excellent Quality of its Position and Angle Sensors along with its Outstanding Customer Service

RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 2, 2016 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that its Automotive Division has again received a Preferred Supplier Award from Robert Bosch GmbH. The award is part of the Bosch Group's supplier management program that includes continuous supplier assessment based on defined criteria. Bourns was recognized by the Bosch Group for its excellent quality and customer service performance in the supply of its position and angle sensors. In addition to its position and angle sensors, Bourns supplies the Bosch Group with fuel cards, steering sensors, transmission sensors and magnetic components that are used in automotive, industrial and consumer products worldwide.

"This award confirms Bourns' enduring commitment to deliver superior performing and the highest quality position and angle sensors on the market," said Jeff Pyle, Vice President and General Manager of Bourns Automotive Division. "To be acknowledged once more by a well- respected automotive manufacturer such as the Bosch Group is truly an honor. This award also shows our dedication to continually surpass customer expectations for service and support."

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, audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at www.bourns.com.

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Annette Keller Keller Communication (949) 640-4811 annettekeller@sbcglobal.net

Company Contact:

David Scofield Bourns, Inc. (951) 781-5054 david.scofield@bourns.com