AVX Corp. engages in the manufacture, supply, and resell of passive electronic components and related products. It operates through the Electronic Components; and Interconnect, Sensing and Control Devices segments. The Electronic Components segment consists of surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, RF thick and thin film components, surface mount and leaded tantalum capacitors, surface mount and film capacitors, ceramic and film power capacitors, super capacitors, EMI filters, thick and thin film packages of multiple integrated components, varistors, thermistors, inductors, resistive products, and passive and active electronic antennas manufactured by company or purchased from other manufacturers for resale. The Interconnect, Sensing and Control Devices segment comprises automotive sensing and control devices and automotive, telecom, and memory connectors manufactured by or for AVX. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Fountain Inn, SC.