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AVX to Make its Television Debut in an Upcoming Manufacturing Marvels(R) Production

AVX will showcase its innovative technology in the March 17th broadcast of Manufacturing Marvels, which airs on the Fox Business Network(R)

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C., March 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will be showcased in an upcoming production of Manufacturing Marvels, which is produced by Marvel Production Group, LLC, and will air on the Fox Business Network. AVX's short, two-minute segment will focus on the company's cutting-edge technology and real-world product applications — including: advanced automotive, satellite, telecommunications, consumer electronic, and medical device technology — and will air on Thursday, March 17, between 9:30 – 9:44 EDT.

Produced by award-winning producers Bob and Jerry May, and narrated by CBS and ABC news veteran John Criswell, Manufacturing Marvels showcases American manufacturers and their products, processes, and customers in a promotional HD broadcast.

"We are honored that Marvel Productions invited us to share information about our company and technology with the Fox Business Network audience," said Pete Venuto, senior vice president of sales at AVX. "Manufacturing Marvels is an excellent way to give viewers a behind-the-scenes tour of our facilities, and to spread the word that AVX is a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components and interconnect solutions, including: capacitors, circuit protection devices, filters, inductors, resistors, thermistors, timing devices, and microwave and RF components, as well as the leading supplier of tantalum capacitors for medical devices, like pacemakers."

A video of the broadcast will be available on the AVX website, as well as on AVX's social media channels, including: YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

For more information about AVX, please visit, call 864-967-2150, or write to One AVX Boulevard, Fountain Inn, S.C. 29644. For more information about Manufacturing Marvels and Marvel Productions, please visit

About AVX
AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive components and interconnect solutions with 20 manufacturing and warehouse facilities in 11 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).

CONTACT: Nick Kovalsky
         Product Promotions Manager, AVX
         Christine Stieglitz
         PR Executive, BtB Marketing