Bourns, Inc. manufactures and supplies electronic components and integrated solutions. Its products include automotive products, circuit protection products, central office and outside plant products, connectors, diodes, encoders, LED shunt protectors, magnetic products, microelectronic modules, position sensors, potentiometers, resistive products, surge protective devices, switches, switching spark gaps, TVS diode arrays, and high voltage power transient voltage suppressor devices. The company also offers low thermal resistant ceramic core wirewound resistors to meet the circuit conditioning needs of a range of industrial and consumer applications, such as smart meters, white goods, power supplies, instruments/gauges, lighting, and renewable energy systems. In addition, it provides specialty engineering and manufacturing services. The company serves a range of markets, including automotive technologies, consumer electronics, lighting, medical technology, mobile and personal computing, network communications, office machine, industrial and instrumentation, and telecommunications in the United States and internationally. Bourns, Inc. was formerly known as Bourns Laboratories, Inc. and changed its name to Bourns, Inc. in 1959. The company was founded in 1947 and is based in Riverside, California with other facilities worldwide.