Rockwell Collins Names AVX the 2008 Resistor/Capacitor Commodity Supplier of the Year


AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced electronic components and interconnect solutions, received the 2008 Resistor/Capacitor Commodity Supplier of the Year from Rockwell Collins. The Supplier of the Year award is an acknowledgement of the significant contributions made during the year by suppliers, and is based upon quality, delivery, total cost of ownership, lead-time and customer service. The award was presented to AVX by Jeff Moore, Senior Vice President of Operations at Rockwell Collins, during the company’s Annual Supplier Conference.

“AVX has experienced tremendous growth this past year, including a merger with American Technical Ceramics, while maintaining high levels of product quality, customer service and delivery performance across all product lines”, said Mark Mirelez, Senior Director at Rockwell Collins, as he presented the award. “We are very pleased to announce that AVX is our 2008 Resistor/Capacitor Commodity Supplier of the Year.”

AVX’s product innovations have significantly impacted the capacitor market in recent years. The BestCap® electronic double-layered capacitor (EDLC), OxiCap niobium oxide capacitors, and the land grid array (LGA) ceramic capacitor are examples of AVX’s dedication to advancing product and manufacturing technologies.

“To be honored by Rockwell Collins with this prestigious award confirms our commitment to supplying the highest quality passive and interconnect components for today’s growing electronics market. AVX technology is at the core of future electronics applications such as sustainable energy generation, exploration, transportation, advanced medical electronics, aerospace systems and communications for the mobile market,” said Pete Venuto, Vice President of North America and Europe Sales. “Customer satisfaction is our number one goal at AVX, and we strive to develop innovative products that satisfy customer needs.”