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AVX, a US Subsidiary of KYOCERA, to Change its Name to “KYOCERA AVX Components Corporation

AVX, a US Subsidiary of KYOCERA, to Change its Name to  “KYOCERA AVX Components Corporation

Company to expedite unification of its global sales operation Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto, hereinafter; “Kyocera”) and AVX Corporation (CEO: John Sarvis, hereinafter; “AVX”) today announced that AVX, a consolidated subsidiary of Kyocera, has changed its corporate name to “KYOCERA AVX Components Corporation” as of October 1, 2021. Furthermore, the company will now use the new business brand, “KYOCERA AVX,” and unify sales organizations in the U.S. and Europe to enhance sales capabilities, as announced in April of this year.* Under the new company name, KYOCERA AVX will further promote organizational integration and effective use of management resources, including manufacturing and development, to strengthen Kyocera Group’s global business for electronic components and pursue further sales expansion worldwide. *Kyocera plans to

New Series of IP67-Rated, External, Dual-Band Wi-Fi Antennas for 2.4GHz and 5GHz Applications

New Series of IP67-Rated, External, Dual-Band Wi-Fi Antennas for 2.4GHz and 5GHz Applications

The new X9001748 Series antennas ease implementation, hasten time-to-market, and deliver high-gain, high-efficiency, and high-reliability performance optimized for low- and high-band indoor and outdoor applications spanning routers, gateways, and access points to smart homes and telematics. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (September 23, 2021) – KYOCERA AVX Components Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, released a new series of IP67-rated, external, dual-band Wi-Fi antennas optimized for 2.4GHz and 5GHz applications. The new X9001748 Series external, dual-band Wi-Fi antennas have a standardized, ready-to-use, RoHS-compliant design with IP67 sealing for reliable outdoor operation and provide high-gain, high-efficiency, and high-reliability performance in low- and high-band applications with a variety of device configurations and frequencies

New TCO Series High-Temperature, Automotive-Grade Polymer Chip Capacitors

New TCO Series High-Temperature, Automotive-Grade Polymer Chip Capacitors

Rated for operating temperatures up to 150°C at category voltage, the new TCO Series capacitors meet AEC-Q200 requirements, exhibit low DCL and a benign failure mode, and are ideal for use in low- and medium-power automotive, industrial, and telecommunications applications. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (September 16, 2021) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, released the new TCO Series high-temperature, automotive-grade polymer chip capacitors, which are rated for operating temperatures up to 150°C at category voltage and meet AEC-Q200 Stress Test Qualification for Passive Components requirements, which ensure stable performance at 85°C, 85% relative humidity, and rated voltage for up to 1,000 hours. Based on AVX’s field-proven TCQ Series

Prestigious Gold Level 2020 TTI Europe Supplier Excellence Award

Prestigious Gold Level 2020 TTI Europe Supplier Excellence Award

This award represents the highest possible recognition of suppliers’ efforts to build stronger partnerships, improve quality performance, and provide excellent customer service and marks the fourth such honor for AVX within the past five years. Pictured Above – Left: Pascal Dubois (AVX) | Right: Joerg Frodl (TTI:Europe) FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 16, 2021) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has received a Gold Level 2020 TTI Europe Supplier Excellence Award, marking the fourth time the company has earned this prestigious honor in the past five years. Bestowed by TTI, Inc., the world’s leading authorized specialty distributor of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical (IP&E) components, the award recognizes AVX

New Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Portfolio

New Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Portfolio

Adding a ninth capacitor type to AVX’s already-extensive capacitor product portfolio, these six new series of surface-mount aluminum chip capacitors feature three different electrolytic technologies, deliver high-CV, low-ESR performance in competitively compact and cost-effective form factors, and offer a whole new slate of high-endurance solutions ideal for use in a broad range of consumer and industrial electronics applications. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 3, 2021) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released a full range of aluminum capacitors spanning three different electrolytic technologies and six different series. This new range of surface-mount aluminum chip capacitors add a ninth capacitor type to AVX’s already-extensive capacitor product portfolio, which

Capacitor Reliability Virtual Seminar | TJ Green Associates, LLC

Capacitor Reliability Virtual Seminar | TJ Green Associates, LLC

  Capacitor Reliability Virtual Seminar | TJ Green Associates, LLC August 3rd & 4th, 2021 | 12 – 2 PM EDT The course is intended for component engineers, designers, process engineers, QEs, and managers responsible for designing and building hardware and procuring capacitors for use in microelectronic assemblies. Ron Demcko, AVX Fellow, will cover a wide range of technologies ranging from ceramic to film, stacked modules and SuperCapacitors. Students will gain an understanding of each capacitor technology ranging from construction, electrical performance and reliability. Performance characteristics are discussed relative to time, temperature, voltage and frequency. Distinctions are made between thin film capacitors and power film capacitors. Stacked capacitor modules – traditionally MLCC based are presented. SuperCapacitor technology is reviewed and

AVX Launches new 3-D Interactive Interconnect Application

AVX Launches new 3-D Interactive Interconnect Application

Available on the AVX website, the new 3-D interactive interconnect application provides users with several different intuitive ways to access a comprehensive and visually engaging suite of product information, including application examples extending across seven market segments; interactive, animated, and annotated digital, 3-D product renderings; and relevant product pages, datasheets, and catalogs. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 14, 2021) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has launched a new 3-D interactive interconnect application. Available on the AVX website and accessible via computer, tablet, or smartphone, the new 3-D interactive interconnect application provides users with several different intuitive ways to access a comprehensive and visually engaging suite of product

AVX Launches New Best-In-Class Prizmacap™ Supercapacitors

AVX Launches New Best-In-Class Prizmacap™ Supercapacitors

Ideal for an array of SWaP-optimized, battery-powered products, the new SCP Series PrizmaCap supercapacitors have the widest operating temperature range of any available supercapacitor technology, the highest capacitance and energy density of any SFF, prismatic, EDLC >1F, and an extremely lightweight and ultralow-profile package. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 1, 2021) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has launched a superlative new series of standard and custom supercapacitors engineered to provide peak performance in an array of SWaP-optimized, battery-powered products. The new SCP Series PrizmaCap™ supercapacitors have the widest operating temperature range of any supercapacitor technology currently available on the market (-55°C to +90°C), the highest capacitance (3.5–15F)