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Vishay and Yosun Sign Distribution Agreement

(PresseBox) (Malvern, Pennsylvania (USA), ) Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) is pleased to announce that it has signed a distribution agreement with Yosun, a major Asian distributor of electronic components. The official signing ceremony took place on June 18 at the Yosun office in Taipei, Taiwan. Under the terms of the agreement, Yosun will carry the complete line card of Vishay semiconductor and passive components, with the exception of foil resistors.

Noted Johnson Koo, Vishay's Vice President of Sales, Asia, "This is a significant agreement for both Vishay and Yosun, and will enhance the availability of Vishay products in the Asia Pacific region."

Dave Valletta, Vishay's Executive Vice President of Sales Worldwide, stated "Yosun is a valuable distribution partner, and Vishay looks forward to building and strengthening its relationship with Yosun in the years to come."

K.D. Tseng, Yosun's Chairman, stated "Vishay is one of the world's largest discrete semiconductor and passive component suppliers. Through our cooperation with Vishay, Yosun will enhance its one-stop shop service to customers."

About Yosun

YOSUN specializes in sales and service of semiconductor electronic components manufactured more by more than 30 manufacturers around the world including Samsung, STMicroelectronics, Intel, Fairchild, Texas Instruments, SMSC, etc. For many years, YOSUN has never strayed from its adherence to its core corporate values of "Trust, Professionalism, and Sustainability." YOSUN has over 1,500 employees and operational establishments that cover the entire Asia Pacific region. More information is available at

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