Riverside, Calif., Dec 3, 2014– Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Komatsulite Mfg. Co., Ltd and its subsidiaries. Komatsulite, headquartered in Osaka, Japan, is a leader in the field of safety devices for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Gordon Bourns, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Bourns, Inc., said, "The acquisition of Komatsulite is a significant milestone in Bourns' long term growth which adds highly complementary products consistent with our strategic roadmap."