AVX RECOGNIZED WITH AN AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES SUPPLIER AWARD

Presented at the 2014 Agilent Supplier Recognition Summit, the award recognizes AVX for its strategic partnership & valuable contributions to the global supply chain

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GREENVILLE, SC, Feb. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, recently received a Supplier Recognition Award from Agilent Technologies for its strategic partnership and valuable contributions to Agilent's global supply chain. Presented at the 2014 Agilent Supplier Recognition Summit, which took place in Penang, Malaysia on February 14, the Supplier Recognition Award honors AVX for maintaining excellent performance with regard to technology, quality, responsiveness, delivery, cost, environment, and business.

Agilent is a leading provider of measurement solutions and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications.

"AVX consistently strives to exceed expectations with regard to customer satisfaction, technology innovation, and operations excellence, so we are very pleased to have once again been recognized as a valuable strategic partner and we will continue that momentum moving forward," said AVX Vice President of Sales, Pete Venuto.  

Field Sales Manager Simon See and Assistant General Manager for Asia Sales James Huang accepted the award on behalf of AVX and participated in a variety of summit events designed to further enhance the strength and quality of the partnership that AVX and Agilent Technologies have built over the years.    

For more information about AVX, its products, and its strategic partnerships, 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 supplier of electronic passive components and interconnect solutions with 26 manufacturing and customer support facilities in 15 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). 

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Callie Baldwin
Corporate Communications Director, AVX
864-967-9375