GREENVILLE, S.C., March 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, is announcing three new products at APEC 2014, the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exhibition, which will take place in Fort Worth, Texas, March 16-20, 2014. Exhibiting at booth #204, AVX Technical Manager, Chris Reynolds will provide attendees with in-depth information about the products that AVX is introducing during the show —three new medium power film capacitor series ideal for AC and DC filtering in traction, new energy, and industrial applications— in addition to information about the company's extensive portfolio of high quality, high reliability power electronics components, which includes low power "super caps", power supply filter capacitors, and high power AC/DC capacitors for rail and automotive applications, amongst several others.

Currently in its twenty-ninth year, APEC provides power electronics professionals with a dedicated environment for networking and exchanging pertinent technical information and is widely recognized as the leading power electronics conference and exposition in North America. Featuring a record-high participation rate of 221 exhibitors from both North America and abroad, APEC 2014 will showcase a wide variety of the most cutting-edge technologies, products, and solutions available in the applied power electronics industry.

"We are very excited to once again engage with the various member of the power electronics community at APEC 2014, as well as to introduce them to our latest products and to participate in the many valuable educational and networking opportunities that the conference and expo provides," said Chris Reynolds, AVX technical manager, power.

For more information about APEC 2014, please visit http://www.apec-conf.org/. For more information about AVX, please visit www.avx.com, call 864-967-2150, or write to One AVX Boulevard, Fountain Inn, S.C. 29644.

About AVX

AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive components and interconnect solutions with 26 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).

CONTACT: For more information, contact: Callie Baldwin Corporate Communications Director, AVX 864-967-9375 callie.baldwin@avx.comSource:AVX Corporation