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New High-Temperature, Max Capacitance Wet Electrolytic Tantalum Capacitor Series for 230°C Operation

New High-Temperature, Max Capacitance Wet Electrolytic Tantalum Capacitor Series for 230°C Operation

Ideal for military, aerospace, industrial, & oil drilling equipment, the new high-CV TWA-X Series capacitors are resistant to mechanical shock & high-frequency vibration per MIL-STD-202 & are capable of up to 500-hour lifetimes at extreme temperatures & derated voltages. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 7, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has launched a new high-temperature wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor series. Designed for use at 230°C, the new TWA-X Series wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors feature a high-capacitance cathode system that achieves high CV performance in standard case sizes and a hermetically sealed, welded tantalum can and header assembly that provides robust resistance against mechanical shock and high-frequency

AVX Extends New BTB Pin Jumper Series for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications With New Two-Position Pin Jumper

AVX Extends New BTB Pin Jumper Series for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications With New Two-Position Pin Jumper

The new one- and two-position 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumpers offer drop-in replacements for existing jumpers with the added benefits of a shortened insulator, a unique insulator geometry that achieves watertight connections, & the only ~38mm pin length currently available FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 6, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, extended its new series of pin jumpers for board-to-board (BTB) and module-to-module connections in solid-state lighting (SSL) and other low-pin-count industrial applications with a new two-position pin jumper. When used in conjunction with the new 2.5mm 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ horizontal, poke-home contact without a wire stop — which is both the first industrial poke-home connector

AVX is Showcasing its Extended Portfolio of High-Performance Microwave & RF Solutions at IMS 2018

AVX is Showcasing its Extended Portfolio of High-Performance Microwave & RF Solutions at IMS 2018

Engineers from AVX & subsidiaries Ethertronics & ATC will be onsite to promote the company’s ever-expanding portfolio of high-performance microwave & RF solutions, including: filters, resistors, thermal conductors, & antennas FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 17, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is exhibiting at this year’s International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2018), which will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia June 10–15. AVX’s IMS exhibition will span booths #707 and #713, and will showcase the latest high-performance microwave and RF solutions from AVX and subsidiaries Ethertronics and American Technical Ceramics Corp. (ATC). At least eight of the company’s foremost engineers — including AVX Fellow,

AVX Celebrates the Continuing Success of the ChemCam on NASA’s Curiosity Rover, Which is Enabled in Part by 630 AVX Capacitors

AVX Celebrates the Continuing Success of the ChemCam on NASA’s Curiosity Rover, Which is Enabled in Part by 630 AVX Capacitors

AVX’s space-level, SRC9000 TBM Series ultralow-ESR, multianode tantalum capacitors have been powering the ChemCam laser module for nearly 2,100 sols & well more than half a million firings, contributing to many remarkable observations of the red planet FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 14, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is celebrating the continuing success of NASA’s Curiosity rover (also known as the Mars Science Laboratory), which has spent roughly 2,100 Martian solar days — or sols, which comprise 24 hours, 39 minutes and 35.244 seconds — investigating the planet’s Gale Crater since it landed on August 6, 2012. AVX developed and supplied the 630 space-level, SRC9000 TBM

AVX Donates $25,000 To Help Fund The Rebuilding Of Huntington Beach State Park’s Nature Center

AVX Donates $25,000 To Help Fund The Rebuilding Of Huntington Beach State Park’s Nature Center

AVX has been supporting the park since the original nature center was built in 2002. This latest donation will help fund the rebuilding of the original center, which was destroyed by a lightning fire in 2016, & will now be reopened to the public in 2019. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 9, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, donated $25,000 to South Carolina’s Huntington Beach State Park to help fund the rebuilding of its popular educational nature center, which hosted more than 4,000 local students a year before it was destroyed by a lightning fire in 2016. AVX also supported the original nature center, donating $25,000 for

New High-Performance MLO Band-Pass Filters For RF/Microwave Applications

New High-Performance MLO Band-Pass Filters For RF/Microwave Applications

The new BP Series MLO® band-pass filters feature an ultralow profile of less than 0.556mm, support 18 pass bands spanning 620–5,930MHz, & exhibit excellent frequency response with low insertion loss, high out-of-band rejection, & steep roll-offs FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 3, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released a new series of low-profile, high-performance band-pass filters based on AVX’s patented and proven multilayer organic (MLO®) high-density interconnect technology. The new BP Series MLO band-pass filters incorporate high-dielectric-constant and low-loss materials that are expansion matched to most organic PCB materials, providing improved reliability over standard silicon and ceramic devices, feature an ultralow profile of less than

AVX is Sponsoring & Attending EDS 2018

AVX is Sponsoring & Attending EDS 2018

AVX’s sales & distribution team will attend EDS to hone, strengthen, & celebrate existing channel partner relationships & accept the company’s 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 1, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is sponsoring and attending the 2018 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS), which will take place May 15–18 at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Widely recognized as the premier annual event for leading members of the global electronics industry, including manufacturer/suppliers, distributors, and sales representatives, EDS provides attendees with a unique opportunity to forge and strengthen business relationships through one-on-one meetings, product exhibitions, educational programs, and networking opportunities.

AVX Earns 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award

AVX Earns 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award

Bestowed in recognition of suppliers’ efforts to build stronger partnerships, improve quality performance, & provide excellent customer service, the 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award marks AVX’s fourth consecutive win in the Americas FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 30, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has earned a TTI Supplier Excellence Award in the Americas region for the fourth consecutive year. Bestowed by TTI, Inc., an authorized, specialty distributor of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical (IP&E) components, the TTI Supplier Excellence Award recognizes AVX for having successfully fulfilled several key quality performance metrics designed to elevate supplier and distributor performance and achieve maximum customer satisfaction throughout the Americas. Designed

AVX completes its purchase of Kumatec

AVX completes its purchase of Kumatec

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – April 30, 2018 – AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today announced that its subsidiary, AVX Interconnect Europe GmbH (“AVX Interconnect”), a limited liability company under German law, has completed the share purchase of the previously announced acquisition of KUMATEC Sondermaschinenbau & Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH (“Kumatec”), a limited liability company under German law, for a consideration of approximately EUR $12.5 million, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. The purchase includes Kumatec’s 50% interest in KUMATEC Hydrogen GmbH Co. KG, a limited liability partnership under German law, which was recently spun out of Kumatec. The purpose of the partnership is the development, marketing and supply of hydrogen fuel generation and delivery solutions and other related services. After closing, the partnership will

AVX is Showcasing High-Temperature Capacitor Solutions at HiTEC 2018

AVX is Showcasing High-Temperature Capacitor Solutions at HiTEC 2018

The exhibition will highlight several selections from AVX’s ever-expanding range of proven-reliable, high-temperature ceramic & tantalum capacitor solutions. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 27, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is showcasing its portfolio of high-temperature capacitor solutions during the exposition portion of the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society’s (IMAPS’) International Conference on High Temperature Electronics (HiTEC 2018), which will take place May 8-10 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is widely recognized as the industry’s premier biennial technical conference dedicated to the advancement of high-temperature electronics research and applications. “HiTEC is an important forum that allows AVX engineers to exchange information, discuss the latest applications with