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AVX is Exhibiting at Electronica 2016

AVX is Exhibiting at Electronica 2016

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 24, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, is exhibiting at the 26th biennial Electronica — the premier global trade fair for electronic components, systems, and applications — which will take place November 8 – 11, 2016 in Munich. Exhibiting in Hall B6 at Booth 314, prominent AVX personnel will be onsite to promote the company’s vast portfolio of advanced passive and interconnect components for automotive, medical, defense, aerospace, industrial, and consumer applications. Passive products that will be showcased at the event include: the latest high capacitance releases for automotive MLCCs, DC link film capacitors for electric vehicles, and two new supercapacitor series. AVX’s Automotive MLCC Series is qualified to

AVX to Exhibit & Present at the Second Annual Space Passive Component Days International Symposium

AVX to Exhibit & Present at the Second Annual Space Passive Component Days International Symposium

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 10, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, is exhibiting and presenting two technical papers about their advanced polymer tantalum and base metal electrode (BME) ceramic capacitors for high-reliability space applications at the second annual Space Passive Component Days (SPCD) International Symposium, which will take place October 12 – 14, 2016 in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Jointly organized by the European Space Agency (ESA), the French National Center for Space Studies (CNES), the German Aerospace Center (DLA), and the European Space Components Coordination (ESCC), the SPCD Symposium is already recognized as the premier European conference dedicated to passive components for space applications. Designed to facilitate the exchange of high-level technical information

AVX Releases an Innovative Interconnect Sample Kit For Consumer, Medical, Industrial, & IoT Applications

AVX Releases an Innovative Interconnect Sample Kit For Consumer, Medical, Industrial, & IoT Applications

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 5, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released an innovative new sample kit that showcases a broad range of connectors ideal for use in consumer, medical, industrial, and IoT applications in which small size and high-reliability performance are mission critical. Available as both a physical sample and as an interactive online simulation, the new interconnect sample kit consists of a PCB loaded with 15 examples of board-to-board, wire-to-board, battery, and pogo pin connectors, including several of the STRIPT™ UL-approved, insulator-less single contacts AVX pioneered to deliver complete connector performance with lower costs and profiles. The physical version of the sample kit features a white lid designed to simulate

AVX Receives 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award From Raytheon

AVX Receives 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award From Raytheon

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 20, 2016) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, was recently honored with a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business unit. Now in its tenth year, Raytheon IDS instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service and partnership in exceeding customer requirements. Award candidates are judged on criteria, including overall quality, on-time delivery, and demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement. “We at AVX are proud to be recognized by Raytheon for our commitment to providing impeccable customer service and delivering high-quality products,” said Pete Venuto, senior VP of sales at AVX. “This accomplishment gives credence to our ability to continually

AVX Releases Upgraded Simulation Software For Its Advanced SMPS MLCCs

AVX Releases Upgraded Simulation Software For Its Advanced SMPS MLCCs

Featuring new products, updated links to the latest datasheets on the new AVX website, & product photographs designed to help engineers better visualize product selections, SpiCALCI 10 simulates performance characteristics & parameters for AVX’s advanced SMPS MLCCs FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 14, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new version of its SpiCALCI simulation software, an engineering tool that calculates performance characteristics and parameters for its advanced switch mode power supply (SMPS) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) to help electrical design engineers select the part that will best satisfy their application criteria. SpiCALCI 10, which replaces the previous version, features all of the new SMPS MLCCs that AVX has introduced over

AVX Receives Gold Level Perfect Order Index Award from Arrow Electronics

AVX Receives Gold Level Perfect Order Index Award from Arrow Electronics

The gold-level POI Award in the Passive Electromechanical Components Supplier category honors AVX for its superior process quality & on-time delivery FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 13, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has received a gold-level 2015 Perfect Order Index (POI) Award in the Passive Electromechanical Components Supplier category from Arrow Electronics, a global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Launched in 2012, the Perfect Order Index Awards recognize Arrow suppliers that achieve best-in-class performance by delivering perfect orders, as measured by the same eight-point measurement system to which Arrow holds itself accountable with regard to on-time delivery and end-to-end customer

AVX Releases New Medical Selector Guide

AVX Releases New Medical Selector Guide

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 6, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new, interactive Medical Selector Guide that features industry-specific summary information about its portfolio of electronic components for Class I, II, and III medical devices, including: tantalum and ceramic capacitors, thin film products, connectors, EMI filters and feedthroughs, SAW filters, and timing devices. Released in support of the new Medical Industry Applications page on the recently revamped AVX website, embedded links in the guide’s table of contents take users directly to product pages where they can access datasheets, catalogs, part number information, relevant technical papers, modeling software, and other technical information, as well as request samples. AVX offers a wide

AVX to Deliver Two Technical Presentations at IMAPS’ High Temperature Electronics Conference: HiTEC 2016

AVX to Deliver Two Technical Presentations at IMAPS' High Temperature Electronics Conference: HiTEC 2016

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 5, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will deliver two technical presentations about advanced ceramic and tantalum capacitor technology specifically designed for extended high temperature operation at the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society’s (IMAPS’) International Conference on High Temperature Electronics (HiTEC 2016), which will take place May 10 – 12, 2016 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “As the industry’s premier biennial technical conference for high temperature electronics, HiTEC is an important forum for AVX engineers to participate in the advancement of the next generation of electronic components for applications subjected to extended elevated temperatures,” said Dave DuPré, field applications engineer at AVX. “Our high-temperature development work includes both ceramic

AVX to Introduce New Products at EDS 2016

AVX to Introduce New Products at EDS 2016

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 6, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will be attending the 2016 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) May 10 – 13 at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. At the event, AVX will be announcing new passive and interconnect products, meeting with its various sales and distribution partners, and accepting the three TTI Supplier Excellence Awards they earned for providing quality performance and excellent customer service throughout 2015. EDS, the premier annual event for global leaders of the international electronics industry, provides manufacturers and distributors of electronic components, instruments, and accessories with a unique opportunity to forge and maintain business relationships through one-on-one meetings, product exhibitions, educational programs,

AVX Invites Manufacturing Marvels® Viewers to Virtually Tour its Biddeford, Maine Facility

AVX Invites Manufacturing Marvels® Viewers to Virtually Tour its Biddeford, Maine Facility

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 5, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will be featured in the May 9th episode of Manufacturing Marvels®, which airs on the Fox Business Network®. AVX’s two-minute segment will air between 8:30 – 8:44 EDT, and will provide viewers with a behind-the-scenes look at the company’s Biddeford, Maine, manufacturing facility, which is the leading global supplier of tantalum capacitors for medical devices, like pacemakers. “We are thrilled to provide Manufacturing Marvels viewers with information about the cutting-edge electronic component solutions AVX develops to enable the technology they engage with and rely on in nearly every facet of their lives,” said Pete Venuto, senior vice president of sales at AVX.