AVX Honored by Arrow at EDS 2008

AVX awarded Arrow’s 2007 Largest Passives Supplier and Largest Dollar Growth in Passives

AVX Corporation, a leading international supplier of advanced electronic components, received two awards from Arrow Electronics at the 2008 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS). AVX was presented with the 2007 Largest Passives Supplier Award and the 2007 Largest Dollar Growth in Passives Award.

“AVX’s broad product portfolio and outstanding customer service provided the foundation for excellent sales in 2007. We are pleased to honor AVX with the 2007 Largest Passives Supplier Award,” said Mike White, Business Segment Director for Passives. “Arrow is also pleased to present AVX with the award for the largest dollar growth in passives. These awards are a result of the outstanding efforts and success of both the AVX and Arrow sales teams.”

“We are delighted to receive this recognition from Arrow for 2007. It is a result of a mutual commitment and focus at all levels in our companies to accelerate demand creation, make necessary inventory investments, and flawlessly fulfill existing and new growth opportunities in the marketplace, ” said Pete Venuto, Vice President of Sales. “Arrow continues to be a valuable part of our sales channel as we continue with our core strategy of product innovation and diversification for new and exciting market segments.”