Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (NYSE: VSH) has purchased MCB Industrie SA for $23 million.

MCB Industrie, headquartered in Chateau-Gontier, France, manufactures resistors that are used as motion senors by the aviation, military and space industries. 

Vishay manufactures semiconductors and electric components used in electronic devides and equipment for the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supply and medical markets. 

The Malvern, Pa.-based buyer expects the deal to strengthen its resistors portfolio.

Other recent semiconductor deals include ASE Assembly & Test (Shanghai) Ltd.’s purchase for shares in Wuxi Tongzhi Microelectronics Co. Ltd., 

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