Trimmer potentiometer business to be transferred

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18/1/2016

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
President/Statutory Representative Director:
Tsuneo Murata

Overview

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and US-based Bourns, Inc. have reached an agreement for Murata to transfer its trimmer potentiometer business to Bourns. Going forward, both parties will collaborate in preparing for the handover. A specific transfer schedule will be the subject of future discussions.

About Bourns, Inc.

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.

Murata in Brief

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. For more information, visit Murata's website at www.murata.com