Vishay Intertechnology’s VLD.1235.. Series of Ultra-Bright LEDs Receives 2015 OFweek LED Award

MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) today announced that the company’s VLD.1235.. series of super red, red, amber, and yellow ultra-bright LEDs in compact untinted SMD packages with dome lenses has been honored with a 2015 OFweek LED award.

Hosted by China’s OFweek ( high-tech Web portal, the annual OFweek LED awards program is one of the most influential in China’s high-tech industry. Now in its fifth year, the campaign recognizes products, technologies, and enterprises for their contributions to the LED industry, encouraging more investment in technological innovation.

OFweek LED product awards are given in seven categories, with winners chosen based on their positive impact on the industry in regard to safety, performance, profitability, productivity, pollution reduction, and other factors. In the category of “Best LED Light Source Technology Innovation,” the Vishay Semiconductors VLD.1235.. series was selected based on its ability to deliver the industry’s highest brightness.

Utilizing the latest ultra-bright AllnGaP (aluminum indium gallium phosphide) on silicon chip technology, the VLD.1235.. series provides luminous intensity to 35500 mcd. With small 2.3 mm by 2.3 mm by 2.8 mm footprints, the LEDs are the perfect choice for reliable performance in a wide range of applications, including traffic signals and signs, interior and exterior lighting, and indicators and backlighting for audio and video equipment, visible light barriers, appliances, and industrial equipment.

Available in gullwing and reverse gullwing versions, the devices offer high luminous flux and incorporate larger chip sizes to withstand drive currents up to 70 mA. The LEDs offer a narrow ± 11° angle of half intensity and withstand ESD voltages up to 2 kV in accordance with JESD22-A114-B.

The awards were presented on Nov. 18 during a ceremony held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Shenzhen, China. Derek Cheung, senior sales manager, China, in Vishay’s Shenzhen office, was on hand to accept the award on behalf of the company.

Chinese-language information on the OFweek LED award is available at

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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