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AVX Corporation

July 20, 2016 09:30 ET

AVX Receives 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award From Raytheon

FOUNTAIN INN, SC--(Marketwired - July 20, 2016) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, was recently honored with a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business unit. Now in its tenth year, Raytheon IDS instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service and partnership in exceeding customer requirements. Award candidates are judged on criteria, including overall quality, on-time delivery, and demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement.

"We at AVX are proud to be recognized by Raytheon for our commitment to providing impeccable customer service and delivering high-quality products," said Pete Venuto, senior VP of sales at AVX. "This accomplishment gives credence to our ability to continually advance, manufacture, and supply passive component and interconnect technology that meets safety, performance, cost, delivery, and customer service expectations, and further invigorates our dedication to perform well beyond the minimum requirements and specifications implemented throughout the industry."

AVX serves a broad range of markets, and is committed to enabling new, next-generation electronics in medical, military, aerospace, automotive, sustainable energy, consumer, industrial, and telecommunications systems through research and development, product and process innovation, precision manufacturing and testing, and comprehensive customer service. Prime examples of the broad range of high-quality passive and interconnect products manufactured by AVX include: the new 9155-800 Series low-profile vertical-mate battery connectors, the first space-level BME X7R MLCCs to achieve NASA's S-311-P-838 specification, TWD High Temp Max Cap Series capacitors that achieve supercapacitor CV values, and TCH Series high voltage, hermetically sealed polymer chip capacitors, which won the 2015 Elektra Award for Passive and Electromechanical Product of the Year.

For more information about AVX, please visit www.avx.com, call 864-967-2150, or write to One AVX Boulevard, Fountain Inn, S.C. 29644.

Editor's Note: Pictured in the corresponding image, from left to right, are: John Bergeron, Vice President, IDS Mission Assurance, Raytheon; Phil Potter, Senior Sales Engineer, John E. Boeing Company (JEBCO); Marc Beaulieu, AVX WW Director of Quality; and Mike Shaughnessy, Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain, Raytheon.

About AVX

AVX Corporation is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of electronic passive components and interconnect solutions with 20 manufacturing and warehouse facilities in 11 countries around the world. AVX offers a broad range of devices including capacitors, resistors, filters, timing and circuit protection devices, and connectors. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AVX).

A member of the Kyocera Group since 1990, AVX is also the only company authorized to supply Kyocera's electronic devices to the Americas and Europe. Established in 1959 and based in Kyoto, Japan, Kyocera Corporation is a leading international supplier of connectors, capacitors, ceramic resonators, surface acoustic wave (SAW) filters and duplexers, and crystal oscillators and timing devices.

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