Founded in 1947 by Marlan and Rosemary Bourns, Bourns, Inc. has been a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of electronic components and integrated solutions for the electronics industry since its inception. As an industry innovator, Bourns' product development targets high-growth industries such as computers, telecommunications, automotive and portable electronics.
Bourns set the benchmark for quality, value and innovation in its products and services when it introduced its Trimpot® product line in 1952, the world's first patented trimmer potentiometer. delivery and best overall value for its customers worldwide. In addition to maintaining global manufacturing and customer support capabilities, Bourns focuses on technology development and manufacturing capacity expansion to meet the evolving needs of its customers. Through this continued investment, Bourns is driving the trend toward component miniaturization. The company is committed to quality, and its processes are QS 9000 and ISO 9001/2000 certified.