SOURCE: Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

June 26, 2013 08:00 ET

Vishay Intertechnology's Tantalum Capacitors Division Earns ISO 13485:2003 Certification for Dimona, Israel Plant

MALVERN, PA--(Marketwired - Jun 26, 2013) -  Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company's Tantalum Capacitors Division has earned the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485:2003 certification for its Dimona, Israel plant. Vishay's ISO 13485:2003 registration audit was conducted by the Standards Institution of Israel (SII), and the site was certified for the design and manufacture of tantalum capacitors for the medical market.

ISO 13485:2003 certification specifies processes for an organization's quality management system to demonstrate its ability to provide medical devices and related services that consistently meet regulatory and customer requirements pertaining to medical device application standards.

At Vishay's Dimona plant, the company manufactures tantalum capacitors for implantable life support equipment, such as pacemakers and ICDs, as well as neurostimulation devices. By producing these components to the stringent requirements set by ISO 13485:2003, the company continues to demonstrate its commitment to the medical industry.

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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