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AVX Develops Interactive CD Encompassing Broad Tantalum and OxiCap® Product Offering and Engineering Capabilities

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AVX Corp.
P.O. Box 867
Myrtle Beach, SC, 29578

Press release date: May 18, 2009

Free instructional 'Tantalum City' CD provides entertaining and fun learning environment...

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 18, 2009) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and leaded solutions, has developed an interactive CD that encompasses AVX's broad tantalum and OxiCap® product offering and engineering capabilities. Designated 'Tantalum City,' the instructional CD from AVX's tantalum and niobium oxide divisions contains full technical specifications of AVX' broad and widening tantalum and OxiCap product families, full details of the company's manufacturing capabilities, approvals and certifications, applications notes, white papers and more.

"The Tantalum City CD is more than a standard catalogue of parts and specs," said Tomas Zednicek, Tantalum Technical Marketing Manager. "We have developed an informative and fun environment for customers to learn more about our products, technology, and capabilities."

Presented in an entertaining and inviting style, users access information by 'visiting' buildings in AVX's Tantalum City. The CD also includes appealing artwork, games and screensavers.

Tantalum City is freely available from AVX at A preview can also be seen on YouTube - search under AVX's, Tantalum City.

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).

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

For more information, contact: Jiri Pernicky Marketing Communications Manager +420 575 757 540

Garth Miller
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BtB Marketing Communications, Inc.
900 Ridgefield Drive, Suite 270
Raleigh, NC 27609
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