Vishay Sprague, located in Sanford, Maine, is a provider of tantalum capacitors and surface-mount tantalum chip capacitors. It provides a wide rang of products, including molded and conformal-coated surface-mount tantalum capacitors, leaded tantalum capacitors, and hermetically sealed tantalum capacitors for demanding applications. Vishay Sprague has acquired capacitor manufacturers, such as Tansitor and North American Capacitor Company. Vishay Sprague is a brand of Vishay, which is one of the largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive components in the world. The company s clients include electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computer, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Vishay was founded in 1962 to manufacture and market foil resistors.