Awards for outstanding percentage of sales growth presented during Electronica

RIVERSIDE, Calif., November 21, 2016 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it acknowledged the company's top-performing European distribution partners at this year's Electronica International Trade Fair in Munich, Germany. The awards honor the exceptional sales support provided by these distributors over the past 18 months that have contributed to the growth of Bourns' EMEA business.

Bourns awarded the following distributors based on their outstanding overall percentage of sales (POS) growth: ARROW Europe (Global Partner), Nisko Projects (Regional Partner) and Mouser Europe (Catalog Partner). For the second time in a row, ARROW Europe is recognized for their excellent POS growth rates and excellent sales achievements that are the result of highly-experienced inventory planning and strong customer relationships. Similarly, Mouser Europe delivered outstanding sales results that influenced positive sales increases across Bourns' entire product portfolio and customer base in EMEA. The extraordinary technical competence that Nisko demonstrated propelled the design process and helped forge close customer relationships that yielded exceptional POS growth.

"Electronica gives us the perfect opportunity to meet with our channel partners and recognize their strategic role in helping Bourns to meet our sales and revenue goals in Europe," said Gordon Bourns, CEO at Bourns. "These outstanding organizations extend Bourns' reach to our valued customers with their knowledgeable sales and engineering teams that offer quality service and support. We are confident that the successful business alliances we honor here will continue to strengthen to support ongoing future growth."

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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