SOURCE: Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

February 19, 2010 11:00 ET

Vishay Intertechnology Receives Preferred Supplier Award From Lutron Electronics, Leading Producer of Light Control Solutions

MALVERN, PA--(Marketwire - February 19, 2010) - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has received a Preferred Supplier Award from Lutron Electronics, a leading producer of light control solutions. The award was presented during a Jan. 12 ceremony at the Vishay Intertechnology corporate headquarters in Malvern, Pa.

Lutron presented the award to Vishay Intertechnology in recognition for sustaining outstanding performance in quality, service, delivery, and manufacturing, with sincere appreciation for contributing to the success of Lutron.

Accepting the award on behalf of Vishay Intertechnology was David Valletta, executive vice president, worldwide sales. Also taking part in the ceremony were Bob Ziegler, Lutron strategic purchasing; Adrian Van Zelst, Lutron director of global procurement; Alex Zlakowski, vice president of Envision Design Tech, manufacturers representative; and Rob Sayre, Lutron strategic purchasing.

Commenting on the award, Valletta said, "Vishay Intertechnology is honored to receive this award. As a company that serves major end markets worldwide, we manufacture a wide variety of electronic components for the lighting industry. We are proud to have such a close relationship with Lutron, the world leader in the design and manufacture of light control solutions."

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc, headquartered in Coopersburg, Pa., is the world leader in the design and manufacture of light control solutions for both residential and commercial applications. The company offers a wide variety of lighting controls, whole-home and whole-building dimming systems, and electronically controlled shading solutions. Lutron products save energy, increase space flexibility, and enhance occupant comfort and productivity, making them essential to any home and building. More information is available at http://www.lutron.com.

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, rectifiers, MOSFETs, optoelectronics, and selected ICs) and passive electronic components (resistors, capacitors, inductors, sensors, and transducers). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Its product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made Vishay a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at http://www.vishay.com.