AVX Receives 5-Star Supplier Excellence Award From Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems

Raytheon IDS recognizes AVX for providing innovative, high-quality products and excellent customer service

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, recently received the 5-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. AVX received the award at a recognition ceremony held at the Wyndham hotel in Andover, Mass. on April 13, 2011. Raytheon recognizes its suppliers based on three important factors: on-time delivery measures, sustained performance on quality and commitment to continuous process and quality improvement.

“Receiving the 5-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems demonstrates AVX’s dedication to producing high quality products for our customers. We consistently invest in the development of new, innovative products and technologies, and we are proud to deliver the world’s broadest range of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions to enable today’s most challenging applications,” said Pete Venuto, vice president of sales at AVX.

AVX’s core values are driven by the development of passive and interconnect products that enable next-generation technologies such as advanced medical electronics, military/aerospace systems, sustainable energy, hybrid vehicles and advanced communications for the rapidly expanding mobile market.

Prime examples of the broad high quality products produced by AVX include TurboCap® switch mode power supply capacitors, OxiCap® niobium oxide capacitors, BestCap® electronic double-layered capacitors, land grid array (LGA) ceramic capacitors, wet electrolytic tantalums, modular LED lighting connectors, and sub-picofarad varistors, as well as the new quick-connect insulation displacement connector (IDC).