AVX recognized by Avnet as the 2011 Top Passive Supplier IP&E, Asia



AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has received the 2011 Avnet Top Passive Supplier Award. This award honours AVX as a leading supplier of interconnect, passive and electromechanical components to the Asian market. Avnet is one of the world's largest global distributors of electronic components, enterprise computing, storage products and embedded subsystems. The award considers numerous criteria, including business development, competitive strategy, customer satisfaction and leadership in the industry. "Avnet is an important AVX channel partner. This award represents the mutual commitment of our companies to fulfill existing and expand new growth opportunities in the Asian marketplace," said Pete Venuto, vice president sales at AVX. "We believe our comprehensive product offering and outstanding customer service will lead the way for continued mutual sales growth and success with Avnet." An Avnet partner for more than 40 years, AVX has leveraged the extensive suite of services available from Avnet to grow its business. AVX previously won the Avnet Supplier Excellence Award in 2009. "AVX has experienced tremendous growth this past year, while maintaining high levels of product quality, customer service and delivery performance across all product lines," said Alex Tsai, Managing Director at Avnet Asia. "We are pleased to announce that AVX is our 2011 Top Passive Supplier of IP&E products in Asia." 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 Avnet Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology in the world. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. www.avx.com