Vishay Intertechnology’s Energy Storage Capacitors Honored in Electronic Products China Magazine’s 2016 Top-10 Power Product Awards

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) today announced that its Vishay BCcomponents 220 EDLC ENYCAP™ series of electrical double-layer energy storage capacitors has been named by Electronic Products China magazine and 21IC as a winner in the 14th Annual Top-10 Power Product Awards. The storage capacitors were honored with the “Green Energy Award” in recognition of their extremely high energy density for energy harvesting, power backup, and UPS power source applications. This is the seventh consecutive year that a Vishay product has been chosen as an Awards winner.

The Top-10 Power Product Awards have become the industry benchmark for innovative power products, with winners being chosen based on their innovative design, significant advancement in technology or application, and substantial achievement in price and performance. This year, individual awards were added to the program to recognize product achievements in five categories: Technology Breakthrough, Best Application, Optimized Development, Green Energy, and Independent Innovation.

Available in power and energy versions with high stability, 220 EDLC ENYCAP series devices deliver high power density to 4.1 Wh/kg and capacitance values from 15 F to 40 F in small case sizes ranging from 16 mm by 20 mm to 18 mm by 31 mm. For the industrial, telecom, and PC markets, the polarized energy storage capacitors offer a maximum rated voltage of 2.7 V and feature very low internal resistance and rapid charge and discharge performance. The through-hole devices offer long leads and are RoHS-compliant.

The Electronic Products China Top-10 Power Product Awards were presented during a ceremony at the 2016 Power Technology Conference held on Sept. 8 in Beijing. Gerald Tatschl, Sr. Product Marketing Manager accepted the award on behalf of Vishay. The complete list of winners is available at the following Chinese-language web address:  http://www.21ic.com/wz/CRXDQWHFA/20160802/20160802.htm.

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 www.vishay.com.

ENYCAP is a trademark of Vishay Intertechnology.

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