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VPG’s Bulk Metal Foil Technology Wins Industry Award

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG), a leading producer of precision sensors and systems, based on its resistive foil technology, today announced that it has been recognized with a 2014 ECN Impact Award. The award, sponsored by ECN Magazine, recognizes the top products and services across 18 categories spanning the design and engineering landscape.

Ziv Shoshani, VPG’s chief executive officer said, “We are honored that our Bulk Metal® Foil devices were selected for this award. We are global leaders in the design of high performance applications where precision and stability under harsh conditions are required and we are happy that our devices have been recognized for that superior performance.”

The Impact Award was presented by Chris Warner, Executive Editor at Advantage Business Media, which publishes Electronic Component News (ECN), during a cocktail reception at EDS 2014 - an annual convention for the international electronics industry. ECN’s readers are primarily electronic design engineers and engineering managers. A full list of 2014 Impact Award winners can be found in the May issue of ECN.

About VPG

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. is an internationally recognized designer, manufacturer and marketer of: components based on its resistive foil technology; sensors; and sensor-based systems specializing 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

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