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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

AVX to Present & Exhibit at the 2018 Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition

AVX to Present & Exhibit at the 2018 Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition

Invited to present two technical papers, teach an in-depth training seminar, and co-chair a conference session, AVX’s presence at CMSE 2018 is a testament to its dedication to the design & development of advanced military & space electronics FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 16, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, will deliver two technical presentations, teach a tutorial training seminar, co-chair a conference session, and exhibit at the 22nd annual Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition (CMSE 2018), which will take place May 7–10, 2018 at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Los Angeles. Recognized as the most comprehensive conference dedicated to successful practices

New BTB Pin Jumpers for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications

New BTB Pin Jumpers for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications

Although designed for use in conjunction with AVX’s new 2.5mm no-wire-stop 70-9296 Series STRIPT™poke-home contact, the new 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumpers are drop-in compatible with competitors’ jumpers & offer a shortened insulator, a unique insulator geometry that achieves watertight connections, & the only ~38mm pin length currently available FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 11, 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 pin jumpers designed for board-to-board (BTB) and module-to-module connections in solid-state lighting (SSL) and other low-pin-count industrial applications. 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 Available Without a Wire Stop

The First Industrial Poke-Home Connector Available Without a Wire Stop

Designed for use in SSL, industrial, & other ruggedized applications, the new 2.5mm 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ contacts accept an industry-leading range of wire gauges extending up to an unmatched 20AWG, provide maximum mechanical stability & wire retention strength, & effectively absorb variable PCB & module mating tolerances. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 9, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released the first industrial poke-home connector available without a wire stop. The new 2.5mm poke-home contact – the latest addition to its 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ insulator-less, single-position, horizontal, poke-home contacts – combines a low profile with an industry-leading range of compatible wire gauges: 20-26AWG solid and stranded

New Ultra-Broadband Resistors

New Ultra-Broadband Resistors

The new, ultraminiature (EIA 0402, 1005 metric) UBR Series ultra-broadband resistors feature a rugged construction, tight tolerances, & a 125mW power rating, & deliver excellent DC to 20GHz performance in a wide range of optoelectronic, automotive, telecom, broadband, & satellite communications applications FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 5, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released the new UBR Series ultra-broadband resistors. The ruggedly constructed, ultraminiature (EIA 0402, 1005 metric) ultra-broadband resistors are made with high-performance tantalum nitride (TaN) materials and utilize the company’s proprietary, automotive-qualified, glass-sandwich FLEXITERM® surface-mount technology, which provides an extra measure of protection against flexure damage during installation, as well as 100% laser

AVX Corporation Announces a Definitive Agreement to Acquire KUMATEC

AVX Corporation Announces a Definitive Agreement to Acquire KUMATEC

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – April 4, 2018 — AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today announced that its subsidiary, AVX Interconnect Europe GmbH (“AVX Interconnect”), a limited liability company under German law, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire KUMATEC Sondermaschinenbau & Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH (“KUMATEC”), a limited liability company under German law. KUMATEC develops, constructs and manufactures automation equipment and processes plastic components. Included in the purchase is KUMATEC’s 50% interest in KUMATEC Hydrogen GmbH Co. KG (“KUMATEC Hydrogen”), 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 be renamed