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Vishay Wins Award from Indian Electronics Magazine for Third Year in a Row
Malvern, Pa. — February 17, 2006 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) recently won a Readers' Choice Award in the Passive Components category from Electronics For You magazine, one of India's leading electronics industry publications. This marks the third successive year that Vishay has won the award. This year's award ceremony was held on February 3 in New Delhi, India.
Commenting on the awards, Ramesh Chopra, editor and publisher, Electronics For You magazine, said, “We congratulate the winners and thank the readers who participated in selecting the leaders in the technology industry. The Electronics For You awards represent a step towards encouraging electronics in India. We are delighted to note that the idea has been appreciated by the people in this field.”
Ram Deshpande, Vishay's Managing Director and Senior Director of Operations, India, said, “It is a moment of pride for Vishay to receive this prestigious award for the third time in succession. I thank Electronics For You magazine for sponsoring these awards and for recognizing the achievements of companies in the Indian electronics industry, which is poised for huge growth in the future, repeating the success of the software industry. Vishay has achieved this honor due to the contributions and teamwork of all the employees of our Company. My compliments to them for winning the award.”
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.