Our Story

Our history has always been about the future

Our space-age founding

1962 was a time of technological optimism in America and around the world. One man, with one product, was looking into the future and envisioning a better, safer world for people. Vishay quickly established a reputation for innovation and quality.

Growth through strategic acquisition

In 1985, Vishay began an ongoing series of strategic acquisitions to become a broad-line manufacturer of electronic components. This included passive and active components, specialists in infrared components, capacitors, resistors, semiconductors and more.

Empowering the digital revolution

The turn of the millennium ushered in the digital age and rise of smart devices. Vishay quickly adapted and even helped drive this revolution by innovating and transforming our ways of manufacturing and delivering to suit a dynamic new landscape.

The history we’ll make tomorrow

Our legacy has built a global workforce of curious and imaginative people. Together, we embrace change, harness technology, and unlock the full potential of our future.

  • We’re continuously offering new solutions to our valued customers. I get to work with market leaders and have a view into new products that have not been introduced into the market—a vision into the future!”

    Anne Taylor, Sr. Vice President, Sales, The Americas
  • As a global leader in electronic components, we are dedicated to providing game-changing semiconductor technologies for future power applications, including 5G and electric vehicles.”

    Jyum Tseng, Assistant Manager, R&D
  • I believe the future vision for Vishay is to be at the forefront of technological innovation. By investing heavily in research, we can lead the industry in pioneering new solutions.”

    Dvir Zaigerman, Senior Manager Process Engineering, MLCC Division, Israel

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The world’s challenges are your career opportunities

Across 60 different plants in 19 countries, our products bring electronics to life for people around the world. Explore the regions to find Vishay opportunities near you.

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How will you build The DNA of tech®?

Engineering & Technical

Engineering and technology are the soul of Vishay and drives our success today and into the future. Here, you will have an imprint on the products and ideas that go to market.

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Manufacturing

We're a fast-paced, global manufacturing superpower. Making and moving our products is, in fact, our largest workforce. We take pride in our quality, reliability and delivery capability.

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Administration

A lot of work goes on behind the scenes to make sure that we are an ethical and financially-viable company, and a great place to work. Explore roles that drive our vision, strategy and actions.

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Marketing & Sales

Customers are number one with us and our marketing and sales teams are building relationships that will fuel Vishay’s growth. This amazing area fuses creativity, technical know how and people skills.

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Apprenticeships & Internships

Whatever path you’re on, our early career programs will set you apart as you pursue your passions. Here, you’ll work on quality projects—ones that are transforming the industries we serve.

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