Vishay Intertechnology Honored by SPDEI, the French Association of Distributors of Electronic Components, in Standard Components Category

By Vishay Foil Resistors

MALVERN, Pa. — Mar. 7, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company has been recognized by SPDEI, the French association of distributors of electronic components, as a top supplier of 2016. During the 21st Annual SPDEI Awards ceremony in Paris, held on Dec. 2, Vishay was one of three winners in the Standard Components category. The ceremony took place at the Automobile Club de France, Place de la Concorde.

This year’s SPDEI Awards recognize the best semiconductor and passive component manufacturers of 2016 in 10 product categories. Members of Syndicat Professionnel de la Distribution en Electronique Industrielle (SPDEI) evaluated suppliers based on five criteria: partnership with the distributor, innovation, price, quality, and durability of products; product range; profitability for the retailer; resources to support the distributor; and protection and traceability of designs.

Olivier Thilié, Vishay’s distribution area manager for France and Africa, received the award on behalf of Vishay at the ceremony. Also present was Mehdi Kheddar, Vishay’s director of sales, South Europe.

“We are thrilled to once again be recognized by SPDEI with this prestigious award,” said Thilié. “On behalf of the entire company, I’d like to thank the association for this honor, which was made possible by the outstanding work of our customer service team and distributors.”

Information about SPDEI is available at

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

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