AVX Receives the 2009 Avnet Supplier Excellence Award


AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has been honored with the 2009 Supplier Excellence Award from Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, one of the world’s largest global distributors of electronic components, enterprise computing, storage products, and embedded subsystems. Based on numerous criteria, including business development, competitive strategy, customer satisfaction and leadership in the industry, the 2009 Avnet Supplier Excellence Award was presented to AVX at its worldwide headquarters in Myrtle Beach on October 28, 2009.

“Avnet and AVX have maintained a strong relationship for more than 40 years. This award recognizes AVX as a long-standing and integral supplier to our business, as its extensive product offering and outstanding customer service provides a solid foundation for continued mutual sales growth and success,” said Alex Iuorio, Senior Vice President of Supplier Management for Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “AVX not only provides quality components, but more importantly, it provides solutions. We are pleased to once again honor AVX with the 2009 Supplier Excellence Award.”

“Avnet is a valuable part of AVX’s sales and service channels. This award is a reflection of our continued growth through technology and product innovations with diversification into new markets and applications. This directly supports Avnet’s vertical market selling strategy,” said Pete Venuto, Vice President of Sales at AVX.