SOURCE: Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

June 06, 2012 11:00 ET

Vishay Intertechnology Receives "Perfect Order" Awards From Arrow Electronics

MALVERN, PA--(Marketwire - Jun 6, 2012) - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it received two 2011 Silver-level "Perfect Order" awards from Arrow Electronics, Inc. One Silver-level award is in the passive electromechanical component category and one is in the semiconductor category. The awards are based on Vishay's performance in consistently delivering "perfect" orders to customers, including delivering the correct products, free from damage, at the expected delivery dates and at the correct locations. Arrow measures its own order-fulfillment activities using the same perfect-order measurement system.

Vishay received the award in the passive electromechanical component category at the Electronic Distribution Show & Conference (EDS) in Las Vegas on May 8. The award was presented by Don Akery, Vice President, PEMCO SSG, Arrow. It was received on behalf of Vishay by David Valletta, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales; Greg Mefford, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Distribution Sales; and John Blackerby, Distributor Strategic Account Manager. The award in the semiconductor category will be presented at Arrow's Voice of the Supplier conference on June 12.

Speaking in April, when the awards were first announced, Don Elario, Arrow's Director of Quality for the Americas and Global Leader of Arrow's Quality Network, said, "Arrow strives to provide the highest level of service to our customers. Thus we adopted a perfect-order methodology for measuring our performance with delivering products on time, every time, and in perfect condition. Arrow's Perfect Order awards recognize suppliers that share our commitment to quality and superior customer service."

David Valletta of Vishay, commenting on Vishay's award in the passive electromechanical component category, said, "Vishay is extremely pleased to receive this award from Arrow. We value our relationship with Arrow, and are proud to be recognized as a company that shares Arrow's commitment to quality and superior customer service. I thank Arrow for presenting the award and thank all the Vishay employees whose hard work and dedication made this possible. We look forward to continuing to work closely with Arrow in the future."

Arrow Electronics ( is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 120,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 390 locations in 53 countries.

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