Sector: Diversified Electronics
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AVX Corporation engages in the manufacture and supply of passive electronic components and related products to store, filter, and regulate electric energy. The company operates in three segments: Passive Components, KED Resale, and Connectors. The Passive Components segment consists primarily of surface mount and leaded ceramic and tantalum capacitors, film and power capacitors, and varistors. The KED Resale segment consists primarily of ceramic capacitors, crystal oscillators, SAW devices, resistive products, RF modules, actuators, acoustic devices, and connectors. The Connectors segment consists primarily of Elco automotive, telecom, and memory connectors. The company markets its products through its own direct sales force and independent manufacturers' representatives to customers in various industries, such as telecommunications, information technology hardware, automotive electronics, medical devices and instrumentation, industrial instrumentation, defense and aerospace electronic systems, and consumer electronics. Its customers include original equipment manufacturers, independent electronic component distributors, and contract equipment manufacturers. AVX sells its products in Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. AVX Corporation is a subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation.