MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company's HiRel Systems Division has earned the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001:2004 certification for its Marshall, Minn., plant. The ISO 14001:2004 registration audit was conducted by UL DQS Inc., and the site was certified for the design and manufacture of magnetic devices.
ISO 14001:2004 is a global specification covering the processes and practices necessary both to limit environmental impact through significantly reduced energy and raw materials consumption and to lower production of waste materials. Certification requires an organization to identify the environmental impact of its operations, document controls that are in place, and take a systematic approach to continuously improving its environmental performance.
At Vishay's Marshall plant, the company manufactures custom magnetics — including inductors, transformers, and telemetry coils — for implantable medical devices. By producing these components to the stringent requirements set by ISO 14001:2004, the company is demonstrating its commitment to conserving resources and decreasing its impact on the environment.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 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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