February 10, 2009

Vishay posts loss, sees job cuts

According to Reuters: “Chipmaker Vishay Intertechnology Inc (VSH.N) posted a fourth-quarter loss, said it was evaluating additional plant closures and expects more job cuts, sending shares to their lowest in over 18 years.

The company, which has already reduced close to 9 percent of its workforce in the fourth quarter, said it had laid off 700 more employees in January.”

  • The company employs about 27,900 people across its operations in United States, Europe and Asia.

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