SOURCE: Vishay Precision Group

Vishay Precision Group

October 17, 2012 11:00 ET

VPG Names Williams-Gray Company as Manufacturer's Representative for BLH and Nobel Product Lines in the U.S. Paper and Pulp Industry

MALVERN, PA--(Marketwire - Oct 17, 2012) - Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that it has signed Williams-Gray Company as a manufacturer's representative for its VPG Process Weighing product group's BLH and Nobel Weighing Systems brands. Under the agreement, Williams-Gray will provide sales and support for BLH and Nobel products within the paper and pulp industry across the Great Lakes, Midwest, South, and Southeast regions of the United States.

Founded in 1906 in Chicago, the Williams-Gray Company has provided longer continual service to the U.S. pulp and paper industry than any other sales agency. The company provides six full-time sales/service partners that represent quality principals in the pulp and paper markets. Combined, Williams-Gray's partners have over 150 years of industry experience, service over 300 accounts in 24 states, and engage in over 2,000 mill visits per year.

BLH and Nobel Weighing Systems have more than four decades of application and installation experience with paper mills around the globe. The BLH and Nobel brands' precision web tension measurement systems allow paper machines to operate at higher speeds with fewer breaks. Patented reel optimizing (ROS) and nip load control systems (RRS) eliminate winder-induced roll defects. BLH and Nobel also offer servo-controlled disc gap control systems for pulp refiners.

Further information about BLH and Nobel Weighing Systems products is available at

About VPG Process Weighing
VPG Process Weighing is comprised of the BLH and Nobel brands of Vishay Precision Group (VPG). VPG's expertise in the field and design capabilities provide a wide range of standard and custom-tailored products and solutions. We design and manufacture load cells, web tension blocks, instruments, hardware, software, and complete systems for weighing and force measurement.

About Vishay Precision Group
Vishay Precision Group (VPG) is an internationally recognized designer, manufacturer and marketer of: components based on its resistive foil technology; sensors; and sensor-based systems specializing in the growing markets of stress, force, weight, pressure, and current measurements. VPG is a market leader of Foil Technology Products, providing ongoing technology innovations in precision foil resistors and foil strain gages, which are the foundation of the Company's Force Sensors Products and its Weighing and Control Systems. The product portfolio consists of a variety of well-established brand names recognized for precision and quality in the marketplace. To learn more, visit VPG at

Contact Information

  • Agency Contact:
    Rae Morrow
    Wall Street Communications
    Tel: +1 772 626-7722
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    Vishay Precision Group Contact:
    Marti Spalding
    Director, Global MarCom
    Tel: +1 919 374-5515
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    Reader Contact:
    Donald Andres
    BLH / VPG Process Weighing
    Segment Sales Manager
    Tel: +1 781 298-2277
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