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AVX to Present Four Technical Papers at CMSE 2016

AVX to Present Four Technical Papers at CMSE 2016

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 27, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has been invited to present four technical presentations and chair a conference session at the 20th annual Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition (CMSE 2016), which will take place March 6–9, 2016 at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Los Angeles. Recognized as the most comprehensive conference dedicated to successful practices for the use of both military and COTS components in military and space systems, CMSE addresses topics including: electronic components, testing, reliability, and supply chain, and emphasizes new technology and design practices. CMSE 2016 will feature an intensive two-day-long, 17-tutorial training session about the impact of components on

AVX Releases T4C Series HRC4000 Medical Grade, Solid Tantalum Microchip Capacitors

AVX Releases T4C Series HRC4000 Medical Grade, Solid Tantalum Microchip Capacitors

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 5, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced the new T4C Series HRC4000 medical grade, solid tantalum microchip capacitors. Designed for use in the filtering, hold-up, timing, and pulsing circuits within implantable, non-life-support and non-implantable life support applications, the T4C Microchip Medical Series delivers the smallest medical tantalum capacitors available in the industry (0402 case sizes) with low DC leakage levels (0.01CV or 0.3μA), in addition to change control for consistent supply and high standard reliability better than 0.1% failures per 1,000 hours, which is 10 times better than standard commercial reliability. T4C Microchip Medical Series capacitors are manufactured and tested using AVX’s patented and extremely effective Q-Process

AVX Partners With Mouser Electronics to Empower Autonomous Vehicle Innovation

AVX Partners With Mouser Electronics to Empower Autonomous Vehicle Innovation

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 15, 2015) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has teamed up with Mouser Electronics, celebrity engineer Grant Imahara, and several other visionaries within the global electronics industry to launch a Driverless Cars Series for Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Together™ program, which is designed to inspire creative thinking in both professional and aspiring engineers. Dedicated to addressing various aspects of autonomous vehicle technology spanning history, ethics, discoveries, innovations, and public opinion, the Driverless Cars Innovation Hub features articles, blogs, videos, challenges, product information, and other in-depth technical content contributed by various industry experts to provide visitors with insider insights about where technology is heading and how autonomous driving will revolutionize how

AVX Recognizes Avnet Electronics Marketing China for Outstanding Sales Growth

AVX Recognizes Avnet Electronics Marketing China for Outstanding Sales Growth

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 11, 2015) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, recently recognized Avnet Electronics Marketing China (AEMC) for outstanding sales growth in the second quarter of AVX’s fiscal year. Recording more than 22% growth over the highest quarter from the previous year, the Avnet China sales team was the only distributor region to receive special recognition from AVX globally. “The focus we have seen from the Avnet team in China has delivered impressive results for AVX, and we are confident that the foundations of our mutual business are strong enough to deliver continued growth beyond this quarter,” said Pete Venuto, senior vice president of sales at AVX. “On behalf of the entire

AVX Releases Two New High Performance, Low Pass Harmonic Filters for High Frequency Wireless Applications

AVX Releases Two New High Performance, Low Pass Harmonic Filters for High Frequency Wireless Applications

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 9, 2015) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released two new integrated thin film (ITF), high performance, low pass harmonic filters that exhibit low insertion losses and extremely sharp roll-off in high frequency wireless applications, including: mobile communications systems, military and emergency communications services, and matching networks. Based on thin film multilayer technology, the new 512MHz and 700MHz land grid array (LGA) filters feature an ultra miniature 1206 chip size, and deliver excellent high frequency performance and rugged construction for reliable automatic assembly. “Electronics in general are continually decreasing in size, but wireless electronics tend to face stronger and more urgent diminishing size demands than most,” said Larry Eisenberger,

AVX Wins the 2015 Passive & Electromechanical Product of the Year at the Prestigious Elektra Awards

AVX Wins the 2015 Passive & Electromechanical Product of the Year at the Prestigious Elektra Awards

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 4, 2015) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has received Electronics Weekly’s 2015 Passive and Electromechanical Product of the Year Elektra Award for its TCH Series high voltage, hermetically sealed polymer chip capacitors, which, by virtue of their package, were the world’s first effective polymer capacitor solution for high reliability, high voltage, and high temperature applications, such as: automotive, avionics, aerospace, and defense. Widely recognized as the leading promotional platform for celebrating the electronics achievements of individuals and companies across Europe, the Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards honor the most remarkable new products, technology innovations, and company performances of the year. The 2015 Elektra Award winners were selected by an

AVX Releases Two New Medium Power Film Capacitor Series for DC Filtering Applications Spanning 1.5kV to 3kV

AVX Releases Two New Medium Power Film Capacitor Series for DC Filtering Applications Spanning 1.5kV to 3kV

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 3, 2015) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released two new medium power film capacitor series designed for DC filtering applications, such as DC link or resonant filters, spanning 1,500 to 3,000VDC. Comprised of segmented, dry, metallized polypropylene film and completely sealed with both schoopage and resin, the new FFHV and FTHV Series capacitors provide a safe alternative to oil-filled high voltage power film capacitors, while delivering low dielectric losses, low ESR, high reliability, high ripple current, long lifetimes, robust signal protection, and controlled self-healing capabilities. Available in large case sizes up to 36 liters with high specific energy up to 380J/I, FFHV and FTHV Series medium power film

AVX Releases a New Series of Medical Grade Tantalum Capacitors for Implantable & Life Support Applications

AVX Releases a New Series of Medical Grade Tantalum Capacitors for Implantable & Life Support Applications

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 1, 2015) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released its new TBC Series HRC6000 medical implantable grade tantalum capacitors. Delivering lower DC leakage (DCL) values than any competitive offering — down to 0.0025CV or 25% of typical industry limits — and requiring significantly less voltage de-rating than the standard 50% recommendation for solid tantalum capacitors — as low as 20% for filtering and 0% for pacing, hold-up, and charging — the series is ideal for medical implantable and life support applications. TBC Series HRC6000 capacitors are manufactured using AVX’s patented Q-Process, which was developed to replace the Weibull Reliability Assessment as the industry standard for tantalum capacitors due to

AVX Launches New Corporate Website

AVX Launches New Corporate Website

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (November 9, 2015) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has launched its new corporate website. Comprehensive, visually engaging, and easy to navigate, the new AVX website delivers a virtual corporate presence that accurately reflects the cutting-edge technology and seamless integration that its products enable in applications including: automotive, medical, renewable energy, optical communications, telecommunications, consumer electronics, and lighting. The new site actively anticipates user needs, providing several different intuitive paths to the same information from various entry points — including product pages, industry applications, and catalogs — in addition to a dynamic new search engine and much more detailed top, side, and bottom navigation bars. It also offers an interactive and

AVX Makes the Shortlist for Electronics Weekly’s 2015 Elektra Awards

AVX Makes the Shortlist for Electronics Weekly's 2015 Elektra Awards

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C., Nov. 6, 2015 – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has announced that its TCH Series hermetically sealed polymer chip capacitors have been selected as a finalist in the “Passive and Electromechanical Product of the Year” category of Electronics Weekly’s 2015 Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards, which honor the latest cutting-edge products and technology innovations. Widely recognized as the leading promotional platform for celebrating the electronics achievements of individuals and companies across Europe, an independent panel of judges will assess the quality of all entries and announce this year’s winners at an awards ceremony that will take place on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at the Lancaster London. “As a two-time winner of

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