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Washington, DC 20549




Specialized Disclosure Report






(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation

or organization)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer ID No.)




1 AVX Boulevard

Fountain Inn, South Carolina


(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


Michael E. Hufnagel (864) 967-2150

(Name and telephone number, including area code, of the person to contact in connection with this report)



Check the appropriate box to indicate the rule pursuant to which this form is being filed, and provide the period to which the information in this form applies:


☒ Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act (17CFR240.13p-1) for the reporting period from January 1 to December 31, 2018.





Section 1 – Conflict Minerals Disclosure


Item 1.01     Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report


Conflict Minerals Disclosure  


AVX Corporation (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “AVX” or the “Company”) evaluated the current supply chain for its product lines and determined that certain products manufactured by the Company contain tungsten, tantalum, tin, and gold (3TG) for the period from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.


A copy of the AVX Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report is provided as Exhibit 1.01 and can also be found at


Item 1.02     Exhibit


A Conflict Minerals Report is attached as Exhibit 1.01 to this report.


Section 2 – Exhibits


Item 2.01     Exhibits


Exhibit 1.01 – Conflict Minerals Report as required by Items 1.01 and 1.02 of this Form.




Exhibit Number

Exhibit Description

Exhibit 1.01

Conflict Minerals Report for the reporting period January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.



Date: May 29, 2019





AVX Corporation




/s/ Michael E. Hufnagel




Michael E. Hufnagel


Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer