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    AVX Corp. (AVX)

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    AVX Corp.
    1 AVX Boulevard
    Fountain Inn, SC 29644
    United States - Map
    Phone: 864-967-2150
    Website: http://www.avxcorp.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Diversified Electronics
    Full Time Employees:10,900

    Business Summary 

    AVX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies various passive electronic components, interconnect devices, and related products for use in electronic devices to store, filter, or regulate electric energy. The company operates through three segments: Passive Components, Kyocera Electronic Devices (KED Resale), and Interconnect. The Passive Components segment offers surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, RF thick and thin film components, surface mount and leaded tantalum capacitors, surface mount and leaded film capacitors, ceramic and film power capacitors, super capacitors, bolt in and surface mount EMI filters, thick and thin film packages of multiple passive integrated components, varistors, thermistors, inductors, and resistive products. The KED Resale segment distributes and sells ceramic capacitors, frequency control devices, SAW devices, sensor products, RF modules, actuators, acoustic devices, and connectors produced by Kyocera. The Interconnect segment is involved in manufacturing and reselling electronic connectors and interconnect systems for use in various industries. The company markets its products through its direct sales force and independent manufacturersÂ’ representatives to multi-national original equipment manufacturers, independent electronic component distributors, and electronic manufacturing service providers. It serves various industries, such as telecommunications, information technology hardware, automotive electronics, medical devices and instrumentation, industrial instrumentation, transportation, energy harvesting, defense and aerospace electronic systems, and consumer electronics industries worldwide. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. AVX Corporation is a subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation.

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    Corporate Governance 
    AVX Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jan 1, 2015 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 7.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. John S. Gilbertson , 72
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Member of Exec. Committee
    Mr. Kurt P. Cummings , 60
    Chief Financial Officer, VP, Corp. Sec. and Treasurer
    Mr. John Lawing , 64
    Chief Technology Officer and VP
    Mr. Peter Venuto , 62
    VP of Sales
    Mr. Keith Thomas , 61
    VP and Pres of Kyocera Electronic Devices
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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