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AVX Receives Arrow's Largest Passives Supplier Award for Second Consecutive Year

AVX Corporation Press Release - 9/8/2009

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AVX Corporation

AVX Corporation

MYRTLE BEACH S.C. - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, received the Arrow Electronics 2008 Largest Passives Supplier award at the 2009 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS). Ms. Julie Miller, Supplier Account Manager of AVX, accepted the award from Stephen Sallas, Business Segment Manager at Arrow, at an awards banquet recently.

"AVX's expansive product offering and outstanding customer service provides the foundation for continued sales growth and success. We are pleased to honor AVX with the 2008 Largest Passives Supplier award, as it is a reflection of the hard work and achievements from both the AVX and Arrow sales teams," said Stephen Sallas, Business Segment Manager at Arrow.

"Receiving this award from Arrow for the second consecutive year shows the mutual commitment of our companies to accelerate demand creation, make inventory investments, and fulfill existing and new growth opportunities in the marketplace," said Pete Venuto, Vice President of Sales at AVX. "Arrow continues to be a valuable part of AVX's sales channel as we continue with our core strategy of product innovation and diversification for new and exciting market segments."

For more information, contact AVX at 801 17th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29578; by calling 843-448-9411, by fax at 843-444-2864 or on the Web at

About AVX

AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive components and interconnect solutions with 24 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).

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics ( is a major global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and computer products. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for nearly 600 suppliers and more than 130,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of over 270 locations in 53 countries and territories.

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