GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has received Delphi Automotive's 2012 Pinnacle Award for Supplier Excellence. Recognizing a premier group of suppliers for their commitment to and achievement of quality, value, and cost performance throughout 2012, the Pinnacle Award is the most prestiguous supplier award that Delphi confers.  

"We are honored to have been recognized by Delphi for our consistently outstanding fulfillment of its supplier excellence criteria with regard to quality, value, and cost," said AVX Vice President of Sales, Pete Venuto.  "AVX is dedicated to the design and production of components that meet or exceed customer requirements for these criteria, as well as for safety, performance, and reliability, so we sincerely appreciate being acknowledged for the successful execution of objectives by such a respected customer in the demanding automotive industry."

Currently celebrating nine years, the Pinnacle Award recognizes a select group of Delphi's premier suppliers for their contribution to Delphi's excellence culture and commitment to quality, value, and cost performance.

"Delphi's vision is to be recognized by our customers as their best supplier," said Sidney Johnson, senior vice president, Global Supply Management.  "Achieving that vision requires a deep passion for excellence.  We appreciate that AVX shares that commitment to that same vision."

Delphi recognized 15 suppliers from eight countries with its 2012 Pinnacle Award for Supplier Excellence.

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).  For more information, please visit www.avx.com, call 864-967-2150, or write to One AVX Boulevard, Fountain Inn, S.C. 29644.

About Delphi

Delphi Automotive is a leading global supplier of electronics and technologies for automotive, commercial vehicle and other market segments. Operating major technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support facilities in 32 countries, Delphi delivers real-world innovations that make products smarter and safer as well as more powerful and efficient. Connect to innovation at www.delphi.com

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