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Vishay acquires MCB Industrie S.A.

Vishay Intertechnology announced the acquisition of MCB Industrie S.A., a manufacturer of specialty resistors for professional market segments. The purchase price was approximately EUR 17M or approximately $23M. MCB Industrie S.A. resistors are used as motion sensors in avionics, military, and space applications and as power resistors in traction, energy distribution, and various other industrial applications. Sales of MCB Industrie S.A. were approximately EUR 23M or approximately $29M for the year ended March 31.