MYRTLE BEACH, SCAVX Corp., a manufacturer of advanced electronic components and interconnect solutions, has received the 2008 Global Capacitor Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan. That global consulting company empowers clients to create a growthfocused culture that generates, evaluates, and implements effective growth strategies. The Global Capacitor Company of the Year Award is based on many criteria including business development, competitive strategy, customer satisfaction, and leadership in the industry.

According to Frost & Sullivan Analyst, Abhigyan Sengupta, "The Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year is presented each year to the company that has demonstrated unparalleled excellence within its industry. This year, we honor AVX Corporation. AVX exhibits consistent growth, offers high-quality products, and has a positive social and economic impact on local and national communities. AVX has proven itself as experts in adjusting to market changes capturing and solidifying market presence, and through execution of innovative strategies within the existing competitive landscape."

AVX's product innovations have significantly impacted the capacitor market in recent years. The BestCap electronic double-layered capacitor (EDLC), OxiCap niobium oxide capacitors, and land-grid-array (LGA) ceramic capacitor are examples of AVX's dedication to advancing product and manufacturing technologies.

"Receiving the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year in the World Capacitor Market shows the value of AVX's product portfolio and our commitment to serving the needs of customers," says John Gilbertson, AVX chief executive officer and president.

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