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Electronic Technology
Electronic Components

Company Description

AVX Corp. operates as a manufacturer and supplier of passive electronic components and related products. It operates through the following segments: Passive Components, Kyocera Electronic Devices Resale and Interconnect. The Passive Components segment manufactures multi-layered ceramic and solid tantalum capacitors in many different sizes and configurations. This segment primarily consists of surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, RF thick and thin film components, tantalum capacitors, film capacitors, ceramic and film power capacitors, super capacitors, EMI filters, thick and thin film packages, varistors, thermistors, inductors and resistive products. The Kyocera Electronic Devices Resale segment consists of ceramic capacitors, frequency control devices, SAW devices, sensor products, RF modules, actuators, acoustic devices and connectors produced by Kyocera, and resold by AVX. The Interconnect segment consists primarily of AVX interconnect automotive, telecom, and memory connectors manufactured by AVX. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Fountain Inn, SC.

Contact Information

AVX Corp.
One AVX Boulevard
Fountain Inn South Carolina 29644-9039
P:(864) 967-2150
Investor Relations:
(864) 967-9303



Other institutional7.25%
Mutual fund holders18.26%
Individual stakeholders0.26%

Top Executives

John SarvisChairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Kurt P. CummingsChief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Executive VP
John LawingChief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President
Keith ThomasSenior Vice President
Evan Meyer SlavittSecretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel