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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.

AVX Earns Three 2015 TTI Supplier Excellence Awards

AVX Earns Three 2015 TTI Supplier Excellence Awards

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 25, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has earned TTI Supplier Excellence Awards in each of the company’s three regions — Europe, Asia, and the Americas — for the second consecutive year. Bestowed by TTI, Inc., an authorized, specialty distributor of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical (IP&E) components, the TTI Supplier Excellence Awards recognize AVX for having successfully fulfilled several key quality performance metrics designed to elevate supplier and distributor performance, and provide maximum customer satisfaction worldwide. Representing the highest possible recognition of a supplier’s performance with regard to quality acceptance, ship-to-commit delivery date, effective business systems, ease of doing business, and both the quality and efficacy of field employee

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