ConnActive partner: VISHAY Intertechnology, Inc
VISHAY was founded in 1962 by Dr. Felix Zandman and has its headquarters in Malvern (Pennsylvania), USA. Today VISHAY is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, employing over 23,000 people at production locations in 22 countries. This US enterprise is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Vice President Business Development Automotive
WHAT IS THE CORE FOCUS OF YOUR COMPANY?
VISHAY is a Tier 2 manufacturer of electronic components for a wide variety of sectors. Our product portfolio includes e.g. active and passive discrete components, power management ICs, voltage regulators, DC/DC regulator modules, analog switches, transducers, resistors as well as optical and magnetoresistive sensors.
What makes your company special?
In the area of passive components and semiconductors we offer various different technologies and are thus able to supply a broad range of electronic components for all segments.
What does co-creation mean for you and your company?
For us, co-creation means being part of a strong eco-system, understanding new future trends even faster and developing them to market maturity in cooperation with other experts – quickly and efficiently.
WHAT DID YOUR COMPANY CONTRIBUTE TO THE CONNACTIVE EDRIVE?
For the ConnActive eDrive we developed new power electronic components for the inverter stages. Within the team we also built efficient, new solutions for the system’s power modules.
In the future, electric motors will …
be the main drivers of a new, innovative automotive market. Not only through the new and further development of electric drive units or hybrid systems, but also for peripheral applications such as suspensions, vacuum-free braking systems or e-boosters.