Arrow Recognizes AVX Corporation With Supplier Excellence of PEMCO Products

AVX honored again at 2004 Electronics Distribution Show

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components has received recognition from Arrow Electronics, a world leader in electronics distribution. For the second year in a row, AVX was recognized with the Supplier Excellence of PEMCO Products award. This award named AVX as the passive component supplier that exhibited the best supplier performance for the year 2003.

As a distributor for AVX, Arrow commends the quality of supply and customer service extended by the company every year. In addition, Arrow recently became the leading PEMCO (Passives, Electro mechanical and Connector) distributor in North America.

The award was formally presented at the 2004 Electronics Distribution Show and Conference (EDS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. EDS is the annual meeting-place and marketplace for the worldwide community of manufacturers of electronic components, instruments and accessories and the electronic distributors through whom these products are brought to market. Arrow Electronics uses EDS as an opportunity to distinguish outstanding suppliers as well as growing businesses.

“We are pleased to be recognized by a leading distributor such as Arrow,” said Tim Strand, AVX National Distribution Sales Manager. “The recognition of AVX for the Supplier Excellence award for the second straight year makes it an extremely significant accomplishment.”

“AVX has continued to demonstrate a commitment to the partnership with Arrow Electronics,” said Don Schlidt, vice president of PEMCO Supplier Services Group. “Through our mutual inventory positioning and sales growth strategies, Arrow and AVX have developed significant synergy over the past several years and the Supplier Excellence Award recognizes AVX’s dedication to Arrow and our mutual customers.”

About Arrow
Arrow Electronics is a major global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and computer products. Headquartered in Melville, New York, Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 600 suppliers and 150,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers, and commercial customers through a global network of more than 200 locations in 41 countries and territories.