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AVX Corporation

June 13, 2016 09:30 ET

AVX Receives Gold-Level Perfect Order Index Award From Arrow Electronics

The Gold-Level POI Award in the Passive Electromechanical Components Supplier Category Honors AVX for Its Superior Process Quality & On-Time Delivery

FOUNTAIN INN, SC--(Marketwired - June 13, 2016) - AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX), a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has received a gold-level 2015 Perfect Order Index (POI) Award in the Passive Electromechanical Components Supplier category from Arrow Electronics, a global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Launched in 2012, the Perfect Order Index Awards recognize Arrow suppliers that achieve best-in-class performance by delivering perfect orders, as measured by the same eight-point measurement system to which Arrow holds itself accountable with regard to on-time delivery and end-to-end customer quality, including: the right product, the right quality, and delivery at the right place and the right time.

"This year's award represents a second consecutive win for AVX, and we are honored to have again been recognized by Arrow Electronics for our steadfast commitment to delivering innovative, quality products and superlative customer service," said Pete Venuto, senior vice president of sales, AVX. "We make it our mission to be and to provide the very best, and we couldn't do that without the hard work and dedication of the various people that comprise both companies."

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.

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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