About AVX

Company Information

Greenville, SC Plant

AVX is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of a vast portfolio of advanced electronic components, including: capacitors, inductors, filters, resistors, couplers, diodes, and circuit protection devices, as well as a broad range of innovative sensor, control, interconnect and antenna solutions. With 29 research, design, manufacturing, and customer support facilities in 16 countries around the world, AVX offers significant competitive advantages, including delivery and production capabilities optimized to suit each individual customer’s just-in-time inventory requirements, and global engineering teams experienced in developing new-to-market product solutions especially designed to fulfill customer’s unique application requirements.

AVX has successfully served the automotive, industrial, medical, military, consumer electronics, communications, and transportation markets for nearly 50 years. In the automotive sector, AVX actively contributes to the development of new safety, engine control, infotainment, and chassis control technologies. In the medical sector, advanced AVX products provide critical support for a wide range of implantable, life-supporting, treatment, imaging, and diagnostic devices, including pacemakers that regulate patients’ heartbeats, cochlear implants that provide audio input for the hearing-impaired, and diagnostic equipment that helps medical professionals identify and cure patients’ ailments. In the communications sector, our accomplished research and development (R&D) teams regularly anticipate needs and adapt and innovate products to support the explosive growth of next-generation technologies spanning smartphones and tablets to networks and datacenters.

Backed by decades of in-depth R&D, AVX products also provide critical enabling support for a wide variety of green technologies designed to conserve existing energy resources and create dependable, affordable electronic systems capable of effectively harnessing renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar, and hydroelectric power. High-reliability AVX components are at the forefront of countless products that are helping to ensure that both this generation and generations to come will benefit from cleaner, greener technologies designed to preserve and protect the environment, ranging from clean power generation and conversion systems to hybrid and electric vehicles in the personal and commercial vehicle and mass transportation markets, including cars, trucks, trams, and trains.

AVX has an abundance of patents, continues to invest heavily in R&D, and submits several new patent applications every year to further expand the company’s strong technology base with newly innovated, next-generation product solutions.

AVX is also committed to consistently exceeding customer expectations, and continuously satisfies that goal through the successful implementation of the company’s corporate mission and vision statements.

The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:AVX).

Mission Statement

AVX will be recognized as the premier strategic partner for passive components, sensors, antennas, control modules and interconnect solutions in the electronic industry by providing products and technology that meet or exceed customer expectations for quality and reliability in a timely, cost-effective, efficient, and professional manner.

Vision Statement

AVX will continuously build a great organization with focus on continuous improvement and consistently exceeding customer expectations. We will foster a “zero defect” quality culture with the objective of developing, manufacturing, and providing products and services that are trusted and preferred by our customers. We will continuously challenge ourselves to improve the quality management system to prevent quality incidents and eliminate defects through the review of quality objectives and results. AVX will encourage participation, promotion, and responsibility of quality goals among all employees and third parties through standards, education, training, coaching, communication and providing the necessary resources to achieve the objective. We will treat our customers with respect, and will hold ourselves accountable to meet the commitments we make to them. We will accomplish these objectives while relevant laws and regulations as well as internal requirements.

Our history of innovation across an unparalleled portfolio of advanced passive components, sensors, controls, and interconnect solutions will continue to be developed, expanded, and improved upon to continue solving tomorrow’s design challenges today.