MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company has been recognized by the SPDEI, the French association of distributors of electronic components, as a top supplier of 2014. During the 19th Annual SPDEI Awards ceremony in Paris, held on Dec. 2, Vishay was one of five winners in the Passive 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 2014 in nine 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, and Annick Gramlich, Customer Service, Distribution, represented Vishay at the ceremony.
“We are very pleased to be honored by SPDEI,” said Philippe Masson, Vishay’s Senior Director of Sales Distribution, Europe. “On behalf of our entire organization in France and beyond, I thank this important association, which plays such a key role in the electronics industry, for honoring us in this way.”
Information about SPDEI is available at http://www.spdei.fr/.
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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