Bourns Selects Digi-Key Electronics as North American eCommerce Distributor of the Year Winner at EDS

Digi-Key Delivered Excellent Sales Growth from Innovative Internet Marketing Programs

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 31, 2018 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has selected Digi-Key Electronics as its 2017 North American e-Commerce Distributor of the Year for the second year in a row based on their excellent sales growth and innovative and successful Internet marketing programs.

Bourns has been honoring its top-performing distribution partners since 2004. The Bourns executive team presented the 2017 e-Commerce Distributor of the Year award at the Electronics Distribution Show and Conference (EDS) in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 17th.

"Digi-Key and Bourns have enjoyed an extremely dedicated and mutually supportive partnership for 29 years," said David Stein, VP, Global Supplier Management at Digi-Key. "To be acknowledged for our innovative ecommerce programs and capabilities highlights the value we bring to selling and marketing the broad Bourns portfolio globally. We are extremely honored to be recognized for the service we provide"

"Over the company's 70-year history, Bourns has strategically developed enduring distributor relationships. As one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components, we are thrilled with Digi-Key's growing customer base that has expanded demand for Bourns products," said Kelly Vogt, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Bourns. "In addition, Digi-Key's customer-driven approach has led to the creation of some of the most successful ecommerce programs offered. We look forward to continuing to strengthen our relationship with Digi-Key enabling us to provide the best possible service to our mutual customers."

About Digi-Key Electronics Digi-Key Electronics, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service distributor of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than six million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over 1.3 million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available at www.digikey.com.

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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