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VPG Signs Distribution Agreement with Spanners Ltd. to Strengthen VPG Onboard Weighing’s Presence in Ireland
MALVERN, Pa. — July 26, 2016 — VPG Onboard Weighing, a Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) brand, today announced that it has established a distribution agreement with Ireland-based Spanners Ltd. to meet the Irish waste and recycling industry’s high demand for market-leading on-board weighing systems that provide dynamic legal-for-trade weighing with significant benefits in performance and efficiency.
The agreement also enables Spanners to sell, install and calibrate VPG Onboard Weighing’s  VanWeigh® and TruckWeigh® systems. These patented, rugged and lightweight inclinometer-based systems provide overload protection and payload optimization for a wide range of vehicles.
“The large Spanners waste and recycling customer base is a perfect fit for our vast on-board weighing portfolio,” according to John Murray, general manager, VPG Onboard Weighing Ireland. “Spanners has already successfully introduced VPG Onboard Weighing’s load cell-based BinWeigh systems onto several of Panda Waste’s vehicles.”
 “We look forward to working with VPG Onboard Weighing to introduce all of their on-board weighing technologies and solutions to our customers,” added Brian Bolger, general manager, Spanners. “This agreement represents a great opportunity to meet the waste and recycling industry’s needs with high quality, cost-efficient solutions.”
About VPG
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. is an internationally recognised designer, manufacturer and marketer of: components based on its resistive foil technology; sensors; and sensor-based systems specialising 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
VPG Onboard Weighing
VPG Onboard Weighing is a brand of Vishay Precision Group, Inc. and is a recognised leader in the design, manufacturing and sales of on-board weighing systems for vans, light commercial vehicles, heavy trucks, bucket loaders, and aircraft. It is one of the largest global manufacturers of onboard weighing systems with direct sales offices in 10 countries across North America, Europe and Asia and an extensive dealer network - providing sales, service and installation. R&D is located in the UK and in the USA, and is staffed by electronic and software developers, and mechanical CAD designers. VPG Onboard Weighing continues to innovate and develop new products to satisfy the ever-evolving needs of its valued customers.