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Vishay Intertechnology Honored With 2010 China Market Electronic Component Manufacturers Award

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Vishay Intertechnology Honored With 2010 China Market Electronic Component Manufacturers Award

Press release date: November 23, 2010

MALVERN, Pa. - Nov. 23, 2010 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has been awarded with a 2010 China Market Electronic Component Manufacturers Award (CMECMA) by China Electronic Exhibition & Information Communications Co. Ltd. (CEEIC) in the "Discrete Semiconductors" category. Winners of the CMECMA are determined by the results of the Purchasing Behavior Survey on China Electronics Manufacturers (PSCEM), held annually by CEEIC and CNTronics. The purpose of the survey is to improve communications of supply and demand parties, promote new supply services, and enhance purchasing productivities. As part of the survey, qualified survey respondents are asked to score candidate companies on corporate image and performance in eight categories: brand awareness, lead time, product mix, technical support, product quality, technical leadership, supply capacity, and performance cost ratio. Winners are determined by total score, and Vishay received a CMECMA for its high marks in the "Discrete Semiconductors" category. CMECMA winners were announced on November 3 at the China Electronic Component Market Summit, held at Shanghai New International Expo Centre in conjunction with the China Electronic Fair (CEF). Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay's product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at


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