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AVX is Exhibiting & Presenting at the 2018 Space Passive Component Days International Symposium

AVX is Exhibiting & Presenting at the 2018 Space Passive Component Days International Symposium

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (September 10, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is exhibiting and presenting a technical paper about bulkhead-mounted EMI filters at the 2018 Space Passive Component Days (SPCD) International Symposium, which is presented by the European Space Agency (ESA) and European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), and will take place October 9–12 in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Although only in its third year, the SPCD Symposium is already recognized as the premier technical conference dedicated to passive components for space applications thanks to a program designed to facilitate the exchange of high-level technical information about the latest industry advancements and trends between leading global

AVX Honored with 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award in the EMEA Region

AVX Honored with 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award in the EMEA Region

Bestowed in recognition of suppliers’ efforts to improve quality performance & provide excellent customer service, the 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award marks AVX’s fourth consecutive win in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (September 5, 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 EMEA region, which comprises Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, for the fourth consecutive year. Bestowed by TTI, Inc., a leading global electronic components distributor, the award honors AVX for its successful fulfillment of several key quality performance metrics designed to elevate supplier and distributor performance and achieve maximum customer satisfaction in the

High-Temp Max-Cap Wet Tantalum Supercapacitors now Rated for Maximum Operating Temperatures of 175°C

High-Temp Max-Cap Wet Tantalum Supercapacitors now Rated for Maximum Operating Temperatures of 175°C

The newly improved HTMC Series provides the highest DC capacitance & the highest operating temperature of any T4-case capacitor on the market, plus exceptional electrical & mechanical stability for extended lifetimes of up to 10,000 hours. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 29, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has increased the maximum operating temperature for its TWD High-Temp Max-Cap (HTMC) Series axial leaded, hermetically sealed wet tantalum capacitors from 125°C to 175°C. Based on a well-established wet tantalum design, the newly improved TWD HTMC Series capacitors provide the highest DC capacitance and the highest operating temperature of any T4-case capacitor available on the market. Currently available in

AVX Receives 2018 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award From Raytheon

AVX Receives 2018 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award From Raytheon

The prestigious award marks the first time the AVX Filters division has earned Raytheon recognition FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 27, 2018) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, was recently honored with a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business unit. Now in its twelfth year, the annual Raytheon IDS Supplier Excellence Awards recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service and partnership in exceeding customer requirements including overall quality and on-time delivery. AVX has earned several of these awards in years past, but this most recent 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award marks the first time that the AVX Filters division has been recognized by Raytheon

AVX Panel Discussion at COMVEC™ 2018

AVX Panel Discussion at COMVEC™ 2018

AVX Will Participate in a Panel Discussion About Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Commercial Vehicles at COMVEC™ 2018 FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 15, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has been invited to participate in a technical panel discussion about artificial intelligence and machine learning for commercial vehicles at the COMVEC™ 2018 conference and exposition, which will take place September 11–13 in Rosemont, Illinois, and will focus on disruptive technologies in the global commercial vehicle market. Hosted by SAE International, COMVEC is widely recognized as the leading annual technical event for the on- and off-highway industry, and is attended by design engineers, supply managers, executives,

AVX Extends its Range of Space-Level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R BME MLCCs with Two New Case Sizes

AVX Extends its Range of Space-Level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R BME MLCCs with Two New Case Sizes

Now available in seven case sizes spanning 0402 to 2220 with capacitance values & voltage ratings extending from 2.2nF – 22uF & 16-100V, AVX’s space-qualified BME MLCCs have the highest CV range of any ESCC MLCC currently available on the market   FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 17, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has extended its range of space-level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R base metal electrode (BME) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) – the first range of ESCC BME MLCCs fully qualified for use in European, Asian, and American space market applications – with new 0402 and 2220 case sizes. Now available in seven case sizes spanning

New Interactive Online Simulation Tool for Tantalum, Polymer, Niobium Oxide, & Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

New Interactive Online Simulation Tool for Tantalum, Polymer, Niobium Oxide, & Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

Designed with users in mind, the new SpiCAT simulation software, which supersedes both SpiCap III & SpiTan IV, provides electrical & performance characteristics by frequency & temperature for an extensive range of part numbers & offers several new features to support quick, easy, & accurate parametric characterization   FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 12, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, released the new SpiCAT online simulation tool. Designed with users in mind, new SpiCAT simulation software offers access to two separate portals — SpiMLCC and SpiTAN, which supersede SpiCap III and SpiTan IV — that provide electrical and performance characteristics by frequency and temperature for an extensive

AVX Releases Unique Three-Piece STRIPT™ Contact System for Linear LED & Coplanar PCB Connections

AVX Releases Unique Three-Piece STRIPT™ Contact System for Linear LED & Coplanar PCB Connections

Initially developed for off-road vehicle lighting, the new 70-9159 STRIPT linking BTB contact system delivers a size-to-performance ratio & current handling capabilities unmatched by existing BTB & WTB solutions, & at a lower cost than traditional insulated connectors FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 11, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, developed a cost-effective, ultra-high-reliability, three-piece STRIPT™ contact system for linear LED and coplanar PCB connections in off-road vehicle lighting applications. Designed to absorb broad end-to-end mating tolerances, handle up to 20A of continuous current, and exhibit robust resistance to extreme shock, vibration, and temperatures, the new 70-9159 Series linking board-to-board (BTB) contact system consists of two low-profile,

AVX Now Qualified to Produce & Supply MIL-PRF-123 Capacitors at its Corporate Headquarters

AVX Now Qualified to Produce & Supply MIL-PRF-123 Capacitors at its Corporate Headquarters

Available in both BX and BP dielectrics, the new MIL-qualified M123 Series SMT MLCCs provide proven, space-level-reliability solutions in a wide range of both general-purpose & stability-critical military & aerospace applications FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 10, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is now qualified to produce and supply MIL-PRF-123 capacitors at its corporate headquarters in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, and has had its M123 Series ceramic chip capacitors added to the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) Qualified Parts List for MIL-PRF-123. Available in both BX and BP dielectrics, the new MIL-qualified M123 Series surface-mount, multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) provide proven, space-level-reliability solutions in a wide range

AVX Joins the Electronics Representatives Association

AVX Joins the Electronics Representatives Association

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 8, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has joined the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) as a manufacturer member. “AVX is proud to become a member of the ERA,” said Alex Schenkel, vice president of global sales, AVX. “The ERA is one of the most respected international trade organizations in the global electronics industry and offers a wealth of benefits to its members. We look forward to increasing our presence in the association.” “AVX is a trusted brand in the global electronics industry and continues to innovate and acquire to support engineers across markets. ERA is proud to welcome AVX as one of