Vishay
As of November 2, 2001, General Semiconductor Inc. was acquired by Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. General Semiconductor, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of semiconductor components, including rectifiers, transient voltage suppressors, small-signal transistors, diodes, MOSFETs, and analog integrated circuits. The company’s global customer base includes original equipment manufacturers, electronic distributors, and contract equipment manufacturers. Key market segments for its products include the automotive, computer, consumer, and telecommunications industries. General Semiconductor, Inc. was founded in 1923.