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Bourns® Hybrid Position Sensor Wins AspenCore World Electronics Achievement Awards (WEAA) Sensor of the Year

Innovatively designed Bourns® Model HES38U-RS485 was selected for its advanced features that give developers a high quality, long life RS-485 application solution

RIVERSIDE, Calif., December 7, 2023 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components for power, protection, and sensing solutions, today announced that the Company's Model HES38U-RS485 Hybrid Position Sensor has won the 2023 AspenCore World Electronics Achievement Awards (WEAA) Sensor of the Year in both the Chinese region and across Asia. The Bourns® sensor was selected from a list of competitive sensor products by AspenCore senior analysts and the publisher's user community worldwide. The award ceremonies are being held separately. The China region event took place on November 3 in Shenzhen, China. Bourns China Sales Director, Rocky Huang, accepted the award. The Asia award ceremony was held on December 6 in Taipei, Taiwan.

"Bourns continues to excel in the development of innovative hybrid component solutions that solve tough design issues for our customers. This award is a confirmation of our success in this area, and I want to commend the dedication and hard work of the entire Bourns team in developing breakthrough solutions such as this sensor that continue to shape the future of electronics," said Michel Potvin, President, Bourns Sensors Division.

Potvin added, "This recognition underscores our commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation and setting new standards within the electronics industry. It is an honor to be selected not only by the AspenCore analysts but also by their global readership base that would be actual customers for this product. On behalf of Bourns, we are proud to receive this valued recognition."

Designed for certain harsh environmental applications that must meet long cycle life and high reliability specifications, Bourns® Model HES38U-RS485 hybrid position sensor offers a rotational life of up to 5 million shaft revolutions with 10 turns of absolute position. The sensor's advanced hybrid design enables it to deliver enhanced linearity, resolution and accuracy. These features and capabilities make it an optimal solution for industrial feedback applications such as patient platform positioning, 3D imaging position, pneumatic control valve position and actuator motor position, as well as for automated manufacturing robotics.

The WEAA event has garnered exceptional support from the reader communities of EE Times and EDN in Taiwan and Asia, solidifying its position as one of the industry's most highly anticipated and esteemed events. By winning this esteemed award, Bourns joins an exclusive league of industry leaders who have been honored for driving progress and change in the electronics and semiconductor technology sector.

For more information on the Bourns® Model HES38U-RS485 hybrid position sensor, please see:

*RoHS Directive 2015/863, Mar 31, 2015 and Annex.

**Bourns considers a product to be "halogen free" if (a) the Bromine (Br) content is 900 ppm or less; (b) the Chlorine (Cl) content is 900 ppm or less; and (c) the total Bromine (Br) and Chlorine (Cl) content is 1500 ppm or less.

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 (low/medium risk), audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at

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Bourns, Inc.
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