Elco Connectors | Kyocera | AVX CorporationElco Corporation was the technology leader in the interconnect market. Manufactures card edge, rack-and-panel, D-subminiature and specialty telecom electronic connectors.
In 1989, Kyocera acquired Elco Corporation, a manufacturer of electronic connectors. In 1990, Kyocera's global operations expanded significantly with the addition of AVX Corporation, a global manufacturer of passive electronic components, such as ceramic chip capacitors, filters and voltage suppressors.
AVX has three business units. Passive Components includes electrical components for automotive braking, cell phones, copiers, hearing aids, and locomotives. Connectors are used in the automotive and medical industries.