Who Gets the Last Word: Design or Purchasing?

The connector market is often described as evolutionary — ­­rather than revolutionary — in its technology advancements, but that doesn’t mean the sector is immune to the electronics industry’s wild swings. The challenges and problems connector manufacturers and design engineers must deal with include the same hurdles the rest of the market faces. Problems as…

Vishay Buys Resistor Maker MCB Industrie S.A.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components,  has announced the acquisition of MCB Industrie S.A., a manufacturer of specialty resistors for professional market segments. The purchase price was approximately EUR 17 million or approximately $23 million. MCB Industrie S.A. resistors are used as motion sensors in…

Vishay Honored With 2012 TTI Excellence Awards

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.  today announced that the company has received 2012 Supplier Excellence Awards in North America and Europe from TTI, Inc. Vishay is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components. TTI is the world’s leading authorized distributor specialist offering passive, connector, electromechanical, and discrete components.  The TTI Supplier…

Vishay Intertechnology Awards TTI

TTI announced today the company has received two coveted distributor awards from its long-time supplier partner, Vishay Intertechnology. The awards were presented during the Electronic Distribution Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Recognizing TTI’s overall sales performance and inventory commitment, Vishay awarded TTI the prestigious Full-Service Distributor of the Year award. For outstanding performance for passives…