News | June 1, 2020

Richardson RFPD Announces Global Agreement With AVX

New AVX RF Solutions business unit includes AVX RF products, American Technical Ceramics, and Ethertronics

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, today announced that it has entered into a global franchise agreement with AVX Corporation.

AVX is a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions. AVX’s newest division, AVX RF Solutions, manages and works to expand the already extensive portfolio of leading-edge microwave and RF components. AVX RF Solutions encompasses AVX’s RF products along with RF products from two additional AVX brands—American Technical Ceramics and Ethertronics.

The global agreement between Richardson RFPD and AVX covers the products managed by the AVX RF Solutions division, as well as AVX’s power film capacitors and SuperCapacitors.

The primary product lines covered by the new agreement include antennas, capacitors, couplers, crossovers, filters and inductors.

“We are excited about the technology and solutions that AVX represents,” said Rafael R. Salmi, Ph.D., Richardson RFPD’s president. “These products are an excellent fit for our customers, and we look forward to building on our long-time success working with American Technical Ceramics.”

“We believe that our history of developing highly engineered products is a good match for Richardson RFPD’s longtime dedication to building teams of specialized engineers,” said Alex Schenkel, senior vice president, global sales. “We look forward to mutual successes extending across the automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, and aerospace market segments.”

Additional information is available on the AVX, American Technical Ceramics and Ethertronics storefront webpages.

About Richardson RFPD
Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF, wireless, IoT and power technologies markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production.

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About AVX
AVX Corporation is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components, interconnect, sensing, control, and antenna solutions with 29 manufacturing facilities in 16 countries around the world. AVX offers a broad range of devices including capacitors, resistors, filters, couplers, sensors, controls, circuit protection devices, connectors, and antennas.

Source: Richardson RFPD