MALVERN, Pa., July 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) today announced that it has been honored by Flex Ltd. with a 2017 Preferred Supplier Award. The company was presented with the award at the 2017 Flex Global Supplier Summit, hosted at the Flex Customer Innovation Center in Silicon Valley.

"We are extremely proud to receive this award," said Peter Williams, senior vice president, strategic global accounts, Vishay. "Our relationship with Flex is very important to us, and it is gratifying to have our dedication to supporting the company recognized."

The Preferred Supplier Awards recognize outstanding performance, strategic value-add, excellent service, innovation, and collaboration. Suppliers selected for the awards were nominated by Flex procurement and supply chain professionals and employees in various business groups. 

"Flex recognizes and applauds the contributions of suppliers like Vishay for their unwavering dedication and commitment to providing operational excellence," said Tom Linton, chief procurement and supply chain officer at Flex. "We are pleased to honor these great companies with our 2017 Preferred Supplier Award."

Flex recognized 153 suppliers from around the world with its 2017 Preferred Supplier Award.

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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