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Vishay Intertechnology's Inductors Division Earns ISO 13485:2003 Certification for Yankton, S.D., Facility

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Vishay Intertechnology's Inductors Division Earns ISO 13485:2003 Certification for Yankton, S.D., Facility

Press release date: January 25, 2012

MALVERN, Pa. - Jan. 25, 2012 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company's Inductors Division has earned the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485:2003 certification for its Yankton, S.D., facility. Vishay's ISO 13485:2003 registration audit was conducted by UL DQS Inc., and the site was certified for the "design, development, and manufacture of inductors, transformers, and antennas for use in medical devices in accordance with customer requirements." ISO 13485:2003 certification specifies processes for an organization's quality management system to demonstrate its ability to provide medical devices and related services that consistently meet regulatory and customer requirements pertaining to medical device application standards. At Vishay's Yankton facility, the company manufactures inductors and transformers for implantable cardiac management devices, such as pacemakers and defibrillators. By producing these components to the stringent requirements set by ISO 13485:2003, the company continues to demonstrate its commitment to the medical industry. 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 www.vishay.com.

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