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Supporting Future Innovation and Growth, Bourns Automotive Division Moves to New Facility in Taufkirchen/Munich, Germany

May 11, 2015
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RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 11, 2015 – Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that the company’s German automotive division operations have moved to Taufkirchen/Munich, Germany. The 2,800 square meter building just outside of Munich houses the automotive group’s more than 60 engineering, program management and administrative personnel as well as the company’s new R&D laboratories and prototype and tool shop. To mark this significant milestone, Bourns held a grand opening ceremony on May 5, 2015 attended by Taufkirchen Mayor Ullrich Sander, Bourns, Inc. Chairman and CEO Gordon Bourns and Bourns, Inc. President and COO Erik Meijer.

“Our automotive business has expanded dramatically over the last five years. To match increased demand, we have likewise expanded all of Bourns’ automotive manufacturing plants. This new facility in Taufkirchen gives us space to grow our engineering efforts in Europe allowing Bourns to satisfy both current and future business needs,” said Erik Meijer, Bourns, Inc. President and COO.

“As a leading worldwide supplier of automotive position, torque and speed sensors, Bourns realized the need for a new facility in close proximity to a major airport enabling us to better support our customers and partners. The new building fits our needs perfectly with room to grow. In fact, we have already received positive feedback about our move from several business associates,” said Jeff Pyle, Vice President and General Manager of the Bourns Automotive Division.

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About Bourns Automotive Products
For decades, the Bourns Automotive Division has played a leading role in the design, development and manufacturing of a variety of sensors for automotive products. The company develops and designs an extensive range of customized automotive position, speed and torque sensors. Bourns’ research and development efforts combined with close collaboration with customers helps ensure that products meet the highest standards set for the automotive industry. Bourns utilizes state-of-the-art development software and world-class production methods, which provide innovative and cost-effective solutions for numerous automotive applications.

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

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Bourns Produces Automotive Product Capabilities Video

October 6, 2009

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RIVERSIDE, Calif., October 6, 2009 — Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has posted a new video of the company’s Automotive Division capabilities on its website, The Bourns Automotive Division develops and designs a wide range of customized automotive position, speed and torque sensors and fuel cards. Providing worldwide customer support, these products are manufactured in TS16949 certified facilities throughout Europe, North America and Asia.

“The video illustrates how customers can benefit from Bourns extensive engineering and localized support,” said Jeff Pyle, vice president and general manager of Bourns Automotive Division. “Customers will be able to view Bourns R&D and design group, prototype and sample shop, laboratories and of particular interest, our lacquer production. This core competency is responsible for the development of reliable, long life potentiometers, for which Bourns is renowned in the industry.”

The video was filmed and produced by the Bavarian broadcasting station, Munich TV, which aired the video several times in their business sector programming in July and August this year. To view the new automotive product capabilities video or for additional information about Bourns automotive products and services, please go to