Vishay Honored With Outstanding Paper Award at CARTS USA

Malvern, Pennsylvania, (PresseBox) - Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that a paper presented by company engineers at the Capacitor and Resistor Technology Symposium (CARTS) USA in 2007, was honored with an Outstanding Paper Award at CARTS USA 2008, held March 17 to 20 in Newport Beach, California.

Vishay's John Bultitude, Patrick Gormally, John Rogers, and John Jiang authored and presented the winning paper, entitled Voltage Breakdown Mechanisms in High Voltage Rated, Surface Mount MLCCs. It was selected for the Outstanding Paper Award by attendees and the Program Committee.

CARTS is an annual forum featuring the latest developments in passive component technology solutions, test and measurement methods, and applications via symposium presentations, seminars, and exhibits to a network of raw material suppliers, manufacturers, design engineers, and academia. It is sponsored by the Electronic Components Association (ECA) and co-sponsored by the European Electronic Component Manufacturers Association and the European Passive Components Industry Association.

Vishay Electronic GmbH

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, transistors, and 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 ability to provide "one-stop shop" service have made Vishay a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at

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