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MALVERN, Pa. — April 19, 2012 —
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors (VFR) division has signed C&B Eureka PTE Ltd as an authorized specialty distributor in the People's Republic of China (PRC), joining VFR's network of distributors serving China.
C&B Eureka, under the supervision of General Manager Baoping Yang, has offices in Shenzhen, Xi'an, and Shanghai with sales exceeding $15 million. C&B Eureka has significant and growing market penetration in the military-aerospace, medical, telecom, transportation, and energy sectors of the electronics market in China.
"VFR's foil resistor products are known worldwide for providing the highest level of precision and stability in many forms and configurations of discrete resistors, networks, and trimming potentiometers," said VFR Senior Director of Sales and Marketing Yuval Hernik. "As such, their applications are found in the most advanced equipment in the electronics industry. C&B Eureka's market base mirrors the sophisticated markets in which these products have succeeded in the rest of the world. VFR is pleased to have this opportunity to work with C&B Eureka and anticipates a long and close relationship with mutual success for both companies. Additionally, VFR sees this arrangement as a solid plus for high-end electronics manufacturers in China because they will now have genuine Bulk Metal® Foil resistor products more immediately available for prototype development, as well as production, and with all the advantages and efficiency of in-country procurement."
C&B Eureka can also direct customers to many online training manuals and actual demonstrations of precision Bulk Metal® Foil, such as thermal EMF, trimming potentiometer stability, and performance after pressure cooker immersion, high energy pulses, and accelerated life, among others. VFR product information is available on the C&B Eureka website here: http://www.cb-comp.com/dl_list.asp?bid=31.
About Vishay Foil Resistors
Vishay Foil Resistors is a division of Vishay Precision Group, producing the most precise and stable resistors available. The portfolio comprises products in a variety of resistor and package configurations to meet the needs of a wide range of applications: discrete resistors and resistor networks in surface mount and through-hole (fixed-lead) configurations; customized chip resistor networks; precision trimming potentiometers; and discrete chips for use in hybrid circuits. The foil resistors and current sensors are used in applications requiring a high degree of precision and stability, such as in medical testing equipment, high performance audio equipment, precision measuring instruments, aerospace, and military applications.
About Vishay Precision Group
Vishay Precision Group (VPG) is an internationally recognized designer, manufacturer and marketer of: components based on its resistive foil technology; sensors; and sensor-based systems specializing in the growing markets of stress, force, weight, pressure, and current measurements. VPG is a market leader of Foil Technology Products, providing ongoing technology innovations in precision foil resistors and foil strain gages, which are the foundation of the Company's Force Sensors Products and its Weighing and Control Systems. The product portfolio consists of a variety of well-established brand names recognized for precision and quality in the marketplace. To learn more, visit VPG at www.vishaypg.com.