AVX TO ANNOUNCE THREE NEW PRODUCTS AT ELECTRONICA CHINA 2014

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, is announcing three new products at Electronica China 2014, which will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in Shanghai, China, March 18-20, 2014. Exhibiting in Hall W2, Booth #2252, AVX Field Applications Engineer, Jacky Lin 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.

Currently in its thirteenth year, Electronica China is the leading trade platform for electronic components and systems in China and the Asia-Pacific region. This year's expo will feature more than 450 exhibitors showcasing a wide variety of innovative electronic products and technologies, and the conference portion will feature a host of technical forums that address the latest product developments, application trends, and solutions in automotive electronics, embedded systems, power electronics, connectors, and medical electronics.

For more information about Electronica China 2014, please visit http://www.electronicachina.com/en/home.html. 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