Bourns Receives Arrow Electronics’ 2013 “Perfect Order” Award at the Platinum Level

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 3, 2014 – Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has received the Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perfect Order Index (POI) Award for 2013. Bourns was the recipient of Arrow’s Platinum POI Award which is the highest award level given. Arrow began the POI Awards to honor suppliers that achieve best-in-class performance by delivering “perfect orders” as measured by Arrow’s eight-point measurement system. Among other criteria, suppliers are measured on orders that are free of defects and delivered at the right time.

“On behalf of Arrow, I congratulate Bourns on a job well done, and thank them for their dedication to continuous improvement and their commitment to guiding innovation forward,” said Don Elario, global director of quality at Arrow. “Supplier partnerships are more important than ever in today’s supply chain. It is this beneficial spirit of collaboration and mutual commitment that allows us to meet dynamic customer needs and align critical information in the end-to-end order process.”

“The Arrow POI Award is truly a well-earned acknowledgement for our sales channel team at Bourns. This award is also further recognition of Bourns superior attention to quality and customer support,” said Kelly Vogt, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Bourns, Inc. “With all of the outstanding suppliers in the Arrow network, it is an honor to achieve the highest level award. Bourns continues to value its important strategic partnership with Arrow.”

About Bourns
Bourns, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of automotive sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic products, microelectronic modules, trimming and precision potentiometers, panel controls and encoders and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, CA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including telecommunications, computer, industrial, instrumentation, automotive, consumer, non-critical life support medical, audio and various other market segments. Bourns® products are manufactured according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards under Six Sigma quality programs. Bourns® automotive products are manufactured in accordance with the ISO/TS 16949 standard. Additional company and product information is available at the company’s website at

Bourns® and the Bourns logo are registered trademarks of Bourns, Inc. and may be used only with the permission of Bourns and proper acknowledgement. Other listed names and brands are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.


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