New Automation Systems Can Be Smaller, Smooth, and Silent with Advanced Motion-Control Chip from STMicroelectronics

Geneva, November 27, 2017 – The fine motor skills of precision robots can become even more advanced using the latest electronic innovation from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications. Sophisticated, space-saving advanced laboratory-automation systems are helping medical centers cut clinical costs and accelerate turnaround times - to provide high-quality care for more patients - while industrial robotics including 3D printing have greatly enhanced accuracy and throughput in recent years. 3D printers can produce parts with complex shapes, quickly and accurately, and are becoming more and more affordable, for consumer and professional uses from prototyping to production.

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Vishay Intertechnology's T59 Series of vPolyTan™ Low ESR Polymer Capacitors Among 2017 ECN IMPACT Award Winners

MALVERN, Pa. — Nov. 20, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that its T59 series of vPolyTan™ multi-anode polymer surface-mount chip capacitors was among the winners of the 2017 ECN IMPACT Awards. The awards program, sponsored by ECN Magazine, recognizes the top products and services across 18 categories spanning the design and engineering landscape. In the category of "Passive Components & Discrete Semiconductors," Vishay's T59 series was selected as a winner for the increased volumetric efficiency it provides for computing, telecom, and industrial applications, which reduces component count, saves PCB space, and lowers overall solution costs.

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