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Industry reacts to illegal tantalum mining
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4/27/2001   Post a comment
The U.S. electronics industry is demonstrating mixed reaction to the illegal mining of tantalum ore in several environmentally protected areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But even those who express concern say they don't see how they or the electronics industry as a whole can do anything to remedy the problem.
AVX reports higher sales and profits
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4/12/2001   Post a comment
Capacitor supplier AVX Corp., Myrtle Beach, SC., reported net sales of $600.9 million for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2001, compared with $499.1 million for the same quarter last year.
Supercapacitor deals with pulses for more talk time
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4/3/2001   Post a comment
AVX has developed a 'supercapacitor' that can extend the effective talk time of battery-powered mobile phones and data modems by more than 25%.
AVX focuses passive-array manufacture in Ireland
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4/2/2001   Post a comment
Thanks to a rapid ramp-up in production volumes at its Republic of Ireland plant, AVX has decided to concentrate production of its passive component arrays at Coleraine and stop production in the US.


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