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Vishay Intertechnology to Launch New Products at electronica 2000 in Munich, Germany
MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA - November 15, 2000 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH), a global leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of electronic components, will launch new products at the electronica 2000 trade show, to be held November 21 through 24 at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany. Electronica 2000, Europe's largest trade show devoted to components and assemblies in electronics, will showcase the products, technologies, and services of approximately 3000 exhibitors from all over the world. Dr. Felix Zandman, Chairman and CEO of Vishay, will hold a press conference at electronica 2000 on November 21, 12:00 noon.
Dr. Zandman, in his November 21 presentation, will highlight key market factors, discuss new products and technologies, and outline Vishay's strategic direction. Other key Vishay attendees at electronica 2000 will include Dr. Gerald Paul, President and Chief Operating Officer; Erich Schädlich, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales; and Glyndwr Smith, Assistant to the CEO and Senior Vice President.
The new products to be announced by Vishay at electronica 2000 span the full range of passive components and discrete semiconductors manufactured by Vishay. They represent 60% to 90% of the parts in a typical electronic product.
Electronica 2000 provides a unique opportunity for producers of semiconductors, sensors and microsystems, electromechanical components and connectors, passive components, displays, system components, and test and measurement equipment to meet with the companies that distribute and purchase their products. Attendees will include senior management and other personnel from a wide range of companies in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Participating companies include both established market leaders and innovative new comers.
About electronica 2000: Electronica 2000, the 19th International Trade Fair for Components and Assemblies in Electronics, will be held November 21 through 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany. This prestigious event, which takes place every two years, highlights market developments and technology trends. More information can be found on the Web at http://www.electronica.de.
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.