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AVX is exhibiting at electronica 2018

AVX is exhibiting at electronica 2018

Visit AVX & subsidiaries Ethertronics, AB Elektronik, & ATC in Hall B6, Booth 223 & Hall C3, Booth 500 November 13-16 in Munich FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (November 8, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is showcasing its vast portfolio of proven products for demanding automotive, medical, military, aerospace, industrial, and consumer market applications at electronica 2018 , November 13-16 in Munich. AVX is exhibiting alongside subsidiaries Ethertronics, AB Elektronik, and ATC in Hall B6 at Booth 223 and in Hall C3 at Booth 500, and invites attendees to come speak with any of its many onsite technical experts to learn about the unique features and benefits

AVX to Showcase its Innovative Technology in an Upcoming “Success” Television Production

AVX to Showcase its Innovative Technology in an Upcoming "Success" Television Production

AVX will highlight the company’s state-of-the-art electronic components designed for real-world product applications in a nationally aired commercial on the Fox Business Network®, and in an upcoming production of the “Success” program FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 18, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, will be featured in a nationally aired commercial on the Fox Business Network® on Thursday, October 18, and Sunday, October 21, as well as in an upcoming production of “Success,” hosted by actor Rob Lowe. “Success” is an award-winning program that highlights innovative concepts and stories stemming from a variety of topics, including education, health, business, and more, through short-form and long-form documentary

AVX is Exhibiting & Presenting at the 2018 Space Passive Component Days International Symposium

AVX is Exhibiting & Presenting at the 2018 Space Passive Component Days International Symposium

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (September 10, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is exhibiting and presenting a technical paper about bulkhead-mounted EMI filters at the 2018 Space Passive Component Days (SPCD) International Symposium, which is presented by the European Space Agency (ESA) and European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), and will take place October 9–12 in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Although only in its third year, the SPCD Symposium is already recognized as the premier technical conference dedicated to passive components for space applications thanks to a program designed to facilitate the exchange of high-level technical information about the latest industry advancements and trends between leading global

AVX Receives 2018 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award From Raytheon

AVX Receives 2018 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award From Raytheon

The prestigious award marks the first time the AVX Filters division has earned Raytheon recognition FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 27, 2018) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, was recently honored with a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business unit. Now in its twelfth year, the annual Raytheon IDS Supplier Excellence Awards recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service and partnership in exceeding customer requirements including overall quality and on-time delivery. AVX has earned several of these awards in years past, but this most recent 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award marks the first time that the AVX Filters division has been recognized by Raytheon

AVX Panel Discussion at COMVEC™ 2018

AVX Panel Discussion at COMVEC™ 2018

AVX Will Participate in a Panel Discussion About Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Commercial Vehicles at COMVEC™ 2018 FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 15, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has been invited to participate in a technical panel discussion about artificial intelligence and machine learning for commercial vehicles at the COMVEC™ 2018 conference and exposition, which will take place September 11–13 in Rosemont, Illinois, and will focus on disruptive technologies in the global commercial vehicle market. Hosted by SAE International, COMVEC is widely recognized as the leading annual technical event for the on- and off-highway industry, and is attended by design engineers, supply managers, executives,

New Interactive Online Simulation Tool for Tantalum, Polymer, Niobium Oxide, & Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

New Interactive Online Simulation Tool for Tantalum, Polymer, Niobium Oxide, & Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

Designed with users in mind, the new SpiCAT simulation software, which supersedes both SpiCap III & SpiTan IV, provides electrical & performance characteristics by frequency & temperature for an extensive range of part numbers & offers several new features to support quick, easy, & accurate parametric characterization   FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 12, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, released the new SpiCAT online simulation tool. Designed with users in mind, new SpiCAT simulation software offers access to two separate portals — SpiMLCC and SpiTAN, which supersede SpiCap III and SpiTan IV — that provide electrical and performance characteristics by frequency and temperature for an extensive

AVX Joins the Electronics Representatives Association

AVX Joins the Electronics Representatives Association

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 8, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has joined the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) as a manufacturer member. “AVX is proud to become a member of the ERA,” said Alex Schenkel, vice president of global sales, AVX. “The ERA is one of the most respected international trade organizations in the global electronics industry and offers a wealth of benefits to its members. We look forward to increasing our presence in the association.” “AVX is a trusted brand in the global electronics industry and continues to innovate and acquire to support engineers across markets. ERA is proud to welcome AVX as one of

AVX is Showcasing its Extended Portfolio of High-Performance Microwave & RF Solutions at IMS 2018

AVX is Showcasing its Extended Portfolio of High-Performance Microwave & RF Solutions at IMS 2018

Engineers from AVX & subsidiaries Ethertronics & ATC will be onsite to promote the company’s ever-expanding portfolio of high-performance microwave & RF solutions, including: filters, resistors, thermal conductors, & antennas FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 17, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is exhibiting at this year’s International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2018), which will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia June 10–15. AVX’s IMS exhibition will span booths #707 and #713, and will showcase the latest high-performance microwave and RF solutions from AVX and subsidiaries Ethertronics and American Technical Ceramics Corp. (ATC). At least eight of the company’s foremost engineers — including AVX Fellow,

AVX Celebrates the Continuing Success of the ChemCam on NASA’s Curiosity Rover, Which is Enabled in Part by 630 AVX Capacitors

AVX Celebrates the Continuing Success of the ChemCam on NASA’s Curiosity Rover, Which is Enabled in Part by 630 AVX Capacitors

AVX’s space-level, SRC9000 TBM Series ultralow-ESR, multianode tantalum capacitors have been powering the ChemCam laser module for nearly 2,100 sols & well more than half a million firings, contributing to many remarkable observations of the red planet FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 14, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is celebrating the continuing success of NASA’s Curiosity rover (also known as the Mars Science Laboratory), which has spent roughly 2,100 Martian solar days — or sols, which comprise 24 hours, 39 minutes and 35.244 seconds — investigating the planet’s Gale Crater since it landed on August 6, 2012. AVX developed and supplied the 630 space-level, SRC9000 TBM

AVX Donates $25,000 To Help Fund The Rebuilding Of Huntington Beach State Park’s Nature Center

AVX Donates $25,000 To Help Fund The Rebuilding Of Huntington Beach State Park’s Nature Center

AVX has been supporting the park since the original nature center was built in 2002. This latest donation will help fund the rebuilding of the original center, which was destroyed by a lightning fire in 2016, & will now be reopened to the public in 2019. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 9, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, donated $25,000 to South Carolina’s Huntington Beach State Park to help fund the rebuilding of its popular educational nature center, which hosted more than 4,000 local students a year before it was destroyed by a lightning fire in 2016. AVX also supported the original nature center, donating $25,000 for

AVX is Sponsoring & Attending EDS 2018

AVX is Sponsoring & Attending EDS 2018

AVX’s sales & distribution team will attend EDS to hone, strengthen, & celebrate existing channel partner relationships & accept the company’s 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 1, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is sponsoring and attending the 2018 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS), which will take place May 15–18 at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Widely recognized as the premier annual event for leading members of the global electronics industry, including manufacturer/suppliers, distributors, and sales representatives, EDS provides attendees with a unique opportunity to forge and strengthen business relationships through one-on-one meetings, product exhibitions, educational programs, and networking opportunities.

AVX Earns 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award

AVX Earns 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award

Bestowed in recognition of suppliers’ efforts to build stronger partnerships, improve quality performance, & provide excellent customer service, the 2017 TTI Supplier Excellence Award marks AVX’s fourth consecutive win in the Americas FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 30, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has earned a TTI Supplier Excellence Award in the Americas region for the fourth consecutive year. Bestowed by TTI, Inc., an authorized, specialty distributor of interconnect, passive, and electromechanical (IP&E) components, the TTI Supplier Excellence Award recognizes AVX for having successfully fulfilled several key quality performance metrics designed to elevate supplier and distributor performance and achieve maximum customer satisfaction throughout the Americas. Designed

AVX completes its purchase of Kumatec

AVX completes its purchase of Kumatec

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – April 30, 2018 – AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today announced that its subsidiary, AVX Interconnect Europe GmbH (“AVX Interconnect”), a limited liability company under German law, has completed the share purchase of the previously announced acquisition of KUMATEC Sondermaschinenbau & Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH (“Kumatec”), a limited liability company under German law, for a consideration of approximately EUR $12.5 million, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. The purchase includes Kumatec’s 50% interest in KUMATEC Hydrogen GmbH Co. KG, a limited liability partnership under German law, which was recently spun out of Kumatec. The purpose of the partnership is the development, marketing and supply of hydrogen fuel generation and delivery solutions and other related services. After closing, the partnership will

AVX is Showcasing High-Temperature Capacitor Solutions at HiTEC 2018

AVX is Showcasing High-Temperature Capacitor Solutions at HiTEC 2018

The exhibition will highlight several selections from AVX’s ever-expanding range of proven-reliable, high-temperature ceramic & tantalum capacitor solutions. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 27, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is showcasing its portfolio of high-temperature capacitor solutions during the exposition portion of the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society’s (IMAPS’) International Conference on High Temperature Electronics (HiTEC 2018), which will take place May 8-10 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is widely recognized as the industry’s premier biennial technical conference dedicated to the advancement of high-temperature electronics research and applications. “HiTEC is an important forum that allows AVX engineers to exchange information, discuss the latest applications with

AVX to Present & Exhibit at the 2018 Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition

AVX to Present & Exhibit at the 2018 Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition

Invited to present two technical papers, teach an in-depth training seminar, and co-chair a conference session, AVX’s presence at CMSE 2018 is a testament to its dedication to the design & development of advanced military & space electronics FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 16, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, will deliver two technical presentations, teach a tutorial training seminar, co-chair a conference session, and exhibit at the 22nd annual Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition (CMSE 2018), which will take place May 7–10, 2018 at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Los Angeles. Recognized as the most comprehensive conference dedicated to successful practices

AVX Corporation Announces a Definitive Agreement to Acquire KUMATEC

AVX Corporation Announces a Definitive Agreement to Acquire KUMATEC

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – April 4, 2018 — AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today announced that its subsidiary, AVX Interconnect Europe GmbH (“AVX Interconnect”), a limited liability company under German law, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire KUMATEC Sondermaschinenbau & Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH (“KUMATEC”), a limited liability company under German law. KUMATEC develops, constructs and manufactures automation equipment and processes plastic components. Included in the purchase is KUMATEC’s 50% interest in KUMATEC Hydrogen GmbH Co. KG (“KUMATEC Hydrogen”), a limited liability partnership under German law, which was recently spun out of KUMATEC. The purpose of the partnership is the development, marketing and supply of hydrogen fuel generation and delivery solutions and other related services. After closing, the partnership will be renamed