AVX Recognizes Western Technical Sales With the 2010 Star Representative of the Year Award

Western Technical Sales honored with AVX’s 2010 Star Representative Award

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, recently announced Western Technical Sales as the 2010 recipient of the AVX Star Award. The award was presented at EDS in Las Vegas on May 11, 2010 to Pete Thunem, a manager and representative owner at Western Technical Sales. Established in 2002, the AVX Star Award acknowledges the achievement for highest level of business growth and achievement of the annual plan.

“We are pleased to present the 2010 Star Award to our partner of more than 30 years, Western Technical Sales. This award is a reflection of Western Technical Sales’ dedication to customer service, as well as the hard work and achievements from both the Western Technical Sales and AVX sales teams,” said Pete Venuto, vice president of sales at AVX.

AVX’s commitment to developing advanced passive and interconnect products enables it to support next-generation technologies such as sustainable energy, hybrid vehicles, advanced medical electronics, military/aerospace systems, and advanced communications for the mobile market. AVX’s broad product offering of high quality products include TurboCap™ switch mode power supply capacitors, wet electrolytic tantalums, OxiCap niobium oxide capacitors, sub-picofarad varistors, BestCap® electronic double-layered capacitors, and land grid array (LGA) ceramic capacitors, along with new quick-connect insulation displacement connector (IDC) and modular LED lighting connectors.