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AVX Named 'Best Passive Supplier' by Italian Trade Organization

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AVX Named 'Best Passive Supplier' by Italian Trade Organization

Press release date: July 3, 2008

AVX receives distinguished Assodel Award... MYRTLE BEACH S.C. (July 3, 2008) - AVX has won the prestigious Italian Assodel Award for 'Best Passives Supplier of the Year.' AVX received this award based on results of a questionnaire sent to 1,500 customers and distributors. The survey included purchasing and design personnel, asking them which supplier they considered best for products, service, technical support and distribution. AVX's Country Manager for Italy, Giovani Sioli, accepted the award during a gala dinner attended by 500 people from the Italian distribution world. Sioli said, "I want to thank Stefania Frioni, our POS Distribution Manager, and all our colleagues in AVX's Milan office for all their good work during this last year. I also want to share this award with all our distributors who have helped us achieve 'Best Passive Supplier' status." Assodel is the Italian electronics industry's national trade organization, and its activities are aimed at informing and training everybody who plays a part in Italy's development through electronics. 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 Assodel Assodel is the reference institutional providers of electronic and, more generally, Italy Electronics Trade. Its activity is aimed to inform and train all those who participate by providing electronic technological development of the country. For more information, visit the Assodel website at Garth Miller Public Relations Executive BtB Marketing Communications, Inc. 900 Ridgefield Drive, Suite 270 Raleigh, NC 27609 P: 919.872.8172 F: 919.872.8875 For more information, contact: Jiri Pernicky AVX Marketing Communications Manager +420.575.757.540


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